Gay marriage around the world


Agence France-Presse | Globe Post | December 21, 2015 

Slovenians on Sunday shut down efforts by their national parliament to legalise gay marriage — the second time they have voted in a referendum against changing the law.

The “no” vote in largely-Catholic Slovenia comes after Ireland — also traditionally Catholic — in May became the first country in the world to approve same-sex marriage in a referendum.

Gay marriage is currently legal in 18 countries, 13 of them in Europe.

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