Chat with us in Facebook Messenger. Find out what's happening in the world as it unfolds. More than half of all wedded same-sex couples in the United States got married after the Supreme Court made the landmark decision in Obergefell v. Hodges , which guaranteed same-sex couples the same rights to marry as heterosexual couples.
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Ecuador's top court approves same-sex marriage. Costa Rica Supreme Court rules against same-sex marriage ban. The first same-sex weddings have taken place in Costa Rica, the first Central American country to equalise its marriage legislation. A lesbian couple became the first to tie the knot in a ceremony that took place just after the new law came into effect at midnight. The wedding was shown on national TV. President Carlos Alvarado said the law change meant Costa Rica now recognised the rights lesbian and gay people had always deserved.
While many of us recall the human rights victory of June 26, , when the U. Supreme Court legalized same-sex marriage in all 50 states, it's also important to remember the long road to marriage equality in the United States—and worldwide. As we looked back at iconic moments in history, to stunning celebrity real weddings and beyond, the editors at BAZAAR Bride also contended with how little imagery of same-sex weddings existed prior to the mid-'90s.
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