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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Switzerland -- In a nationwide referendum in 2005, 58 percent of the Swiss people approved a registered partnership law for same-sex couples. Gay couples cannot adopt children or undergo fertility treatments there though.

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