Recognition of same-sex unions in India. Axel and Eigil Axgil were the first ones to get married this way. Real Voices. Carlos Alvarado Quesadawho supports LGBT rights and favors the implementation of the ruling, won the election with Same-sex marriage in Denmark. Same-sex marriage has been legal in Germany since 1 October President Obama's support of marriage equality, Bill Clinton's abandonment of the Defense of Marriage Act DOMAand Democratic voters' support of marriage equality contrast strikingly with the situation on the Republican side.
February March 11, - Nearly 4, same-sex couples get marriage licenses in San Francisco, but the California Supreme Court eventually orders San Francisco to stop issuing marriage licenses.
November 8, - Texas becomes the 19th state to adopt a constitutional amendment banning same-sex marriage. On 17 Decemberthe Congress of Nayarit approved a bill legalizing same-sex marriage. Article 1 of the bill defining marriage as an agreement between two people was passed on 2 February in its first reading by a —97 vote. The denial of equal marriage rights unfairly disadvantages children who are raised by same-sex couples residing in states where gay marriage is not legal or not recognized.
Foreign marriages recognized as marriage in Israel, with unclear rights in Estonia.