Same Sex Marriage Is Illegal Essay

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Same sex marriage Human beings fall in love with each other and get connected such that the loved ones become part of them. Some are attracted to people of the same sex while others are attracted to the opposite sex. It is this love that leads some to marriages and/or long time relationships. However, not everywhere in the world that same sex is allowed. This makes marriage to same sex difficult and sometimes impossible for people who fall in love but happen to live in a country where same sex marriage is illegal. On the other hand, people have been changing their ideas towards same sex marriage and in the countries where it is allowed, these people are even allowed to adopt children of their own. Netherlands was the first country in the world to legalize same-sex marriage in April 2001. Examples of other countries which have legalized same-sex marriage include; Argentina, Belgium, Brazil, Canada, Colombia, France, Iceland, Ireland, South Africa among others. Sub-jurisdictions such as Denmark, Mexico, New Zealand, United Kingdom and the United States also legalize same-sex marriage. However, same sex marriage was still practiced earlier in some places though it was not put into law. Since this paper cannot discuss all the countries where same sex marriage is accepted, we are going to discuss same sex marriage in the United States.

Same sex marriage in the United States
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