Gay marriage around the world

Published On: Apr 17 2013 12:18:02 PM CDT   Updated On: Mar 28 2014 09:20:13 AM CDT

The first legal same-sex weddings will be held in Great Britain on Saturday, which is when a new law allowing gay marriages goes into effect. Find out which countries allow same-sex marriage and where it can get you killed.

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United States -- It's not legal nationwide, but several U.S. states have passed laws allowing same-sex marriages and civil unions. The U.S. Supreme Court handed two victories to gay rights advocates Wednesday, striking down the federal Defense of Marriage Act and allowing gay marriages to resume in California.

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