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same-sex marriage around the world: how many countries have legalised it?

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same-sex marriage around the world: how many countries have legalised it?

a bill to change australia's marriage act passed the house of representatives on 7 december 2017, meaning same-sex couples will be able to marry from january 2018. the vote came following the country's marriage law postal survey in which 61.6 per cent of respondents said 'yes' to changing the law. australia is the 26th country to legalise same-sex marriage. in most cases, marriage equality has been legislated by parliaments, but in several cases, constitutional courts have forced the government's hand.related readingireland remains the only country to have put the issue to a referendum.2001 – the netherlandsthe netherlands was the first country to pass legislation to allow same-sex couples to legally marry, divorce and adopt chil...