Retrieved 8 February Within days, Wisconsin Attorney General J. In some such countries, including the United Statesconsensus on this issue was difficult to reach. Main article: History of same-sex unions. March 12,
Troy Perry performed the first public gay wedding in the United States inbut it was not legally recognized, and inMetropolitan Community Church filed the first-ever lawsuit seeking legal recognition of same-sex marriages. Dominican Republic. On 14 Februarya bill legalizing same-sex marriage was introduced in the Peruvian Congress.
As the Supreme Court was deliberating on the two cases, the Inter-American Court of Human Rights ruled on 9 January that countries signatory to the American Convention on Human Rights must legalise same-sex marriage. Karen's case was won in Kansas History of Gay Marriage - Gay Marriage Texas were next inand saw seven more states passing Constitutional amendments against gay marriage.
Main article: Recognition of same-sex unions in Estonia.
District Court Judge Arenda L. Retrieved October 21, Retrieved November 13, The vote sends the bill to Gov. Delaware Gov. District Judge Daniel D. She has lived with Miss Ledsdottir, who is in her fifties, for several years and the couple entered a civil union in
Marriages become legal on September 1, Hickenlooper , U. Washington Post. Human Rights Commission in Geneva in the coming weeks.