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Where are Same Sex Marriages Legal?

United States:  Massachusetts, Connecticut, Iowa, New Hampshire, Vermont and District of Columbia. Other Countries:  Belgium, Spain, Canada, South Africa, Sweden, Mexico City, DF (effective 4/10) and Portugal (date to be determined, possibly 4/10)

Same Sex Marriages Not Valid in California

The constitutional freedom for same-sex couples to marry in California was short lived. On November 4, 2008, the voters approved Proposition 8, which amended the California Constitution to add Section 7.5 which provides that “Only marriage between a man and a woman is valid or recognized in California”.  However, the State will recognize same sex marriages lawfully entered into before … Continued