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Ari K.
South America
Ashley R.
Morgan S.
North America
Sean S.
South Africa

Essential Question:

How long has gay marriage been legal in these places? If not legal yet, are they thinking about legalizing same-sex marriage?

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LGBT Rights
Same Sex
Boy Scouts

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NORTH AMERICA: Morgan, Canada
Legalized on July 20th, 2005
On July 20, 2005, Canada became the fourth country in the world, and the first country outside Europe, to legalize same-sex marriage nationwide with the enactment of the Civil Marriage Act which provided a gender-neutral marriage definition.

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EUROPE: Ashley, Italy
The earliest gay marriage was leagl in certain regions of Italy was in 2004.
LGBT persons in Italy may face legal challenges not experienced by non-LGBT residents. Both male and female same-sex sexual activity are legal in Italy, but same-sex couples and households headed by same-sex couples are not eligible for the same legal protections available to opposite-sex couples.
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Legalized in 2004
Illegal to denny Gay Marriages as of May 19th, 2013 which means that it is illegal to deny marrying someone of the same sex.
Has been a right of all same-sex couples to access, due to a sweeping Federal Court ruling, which denies notaries of states who do not recognise same-sex marriage the right to refuse to perform same-sex marriages.
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AFRICA: Sean, South Africa
Legalized November 30th, 2006
Same-sex marriage has been legal in South Africa since the Civil Union Act came into force on 30 November 2006.
South Africa was the first country in the world to safeguard sexual orientation as a human right in its constitution.
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