First same-sex couples marry in Guam

Today, Tuesday, June 9, the first marriages between same-sex couples began in Guam, following a ruling last week that struck down the U.S. territory's marriage ban.

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Greenland approves the freedom to marry for same-sex couples

Today, May 26, the Parliament of Greenland unanimously approved the freedom to marry for same-sex couples. The vote marks a big step forward for marriage for same-sex couples and shows that support and momentum are building around the world.

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Historic Victory: Ireland votes Yes on the freedom to marry

Today, May 23, the freedom to marry came to Ireland, after votes from Friday's ballot on the question of marriage for same-sex couples were counted.

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Parliament in Slovenia votes to move marriage forward for same-sex couples

Today, March 3, Slovenia voted in favor of freedom to marry to the country, amending the country's Marriage & Family Relations Act to include relationships between same-sex couples.

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The freedom to marry takes effect in Scotland on December 31

This week, the Scottish parliament announced that same-sex couples can begin to get married in Scotland on December 31.

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State of Coahuila becomes first in Mexico to pass marriage in the legislature

This week, the state of Coahuila in Mexico became the first state in the country to approve the freedom to marry in the state legislature. The state joins the Federal District and Quintana Roo in extending the freedom to marry to all same-sex couples.

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10% of global population lives where same-sex couples are free to marry

As of May 2014, 10 percent of the world's population now lives in a place where same-sex couples are free to marry. Out of a global population of approximately 7.177 billion people, 718 million now live in a freedom-to-marry jurisdiction.

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Freedom to Marry gears up for Amsterdam Pride - Join Us!

Next month, Freedom to Marry staff members and board members will travel from the United States to the Netherlands - the first country to pass the freedom to marry for same-sex couples - for Amsterdam Pride, an annual celebration of the LGBT community.

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Luxembourg overwhelmingly approves marriage bill

Today, June 18, the Luxembourg Chamber of Deputies voted overwhelmingly in favor of the freedom to marry. Same-sex couples will be able to marry in the country in 2015.

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Marriage law takes effect in England and Wales

Today, the marriage law passed last year in the United Kingdom took effect - meaning that married same-sex couples living in England and Wales are now respected as married in the state.

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