German Parliament Votes to Legalize Same-Sex Marriage

  • According to reports, Germany’s parliament has voted in favour of legalising same-sex marriage, joining many other western democracies in granting gay and lesbian couples full rights, including adoption.
    Countries which allow same sex marriage in Europe are -The Netherlands, Belgium, Denmark, Finland, France, Iceland, Ireland, Luxembourg, Norway, Portugal, Spain, Sweden, Britain, and Germany.
    Countries like Italy and Austria allow couples to enter into civil partnerships. Reports suggest that the law will probably take effect before the end of the year.

    Gay Marriage in Europe