Same-sex marriage legality complicated. In the United States, transgender and intersex marriages typically run into similar complications. It was the first state to do so. Same-sex marriage has been legalized in the District of Columbia and 21 Native American tribal jurisdictions as well. So far, more than two dozen countries have enacted national laws allowing gays and lesbians to marry, mostly in Europe and the Americas.
Foreign same-sex marriages recognized.
Retrieved February 6, On Jan. ILGA found 35 percent of Indians and 30 percent of Pakistanis in thought same-sex marriage should be legal. Same-sex sexual activity illegal but not enforced.
Civil rights campaigning in support of marriage without distinction as to sex or sexual orientation began in the s.