When was gay marriage legalized in the U.S. date? Gay Marriage Is Legal in All 50 States
On June 26, 2015, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled 5-to-4 that same-sex couples have a constitutional right to marry under the 14th Amendment and that states cannot ban same-sex marriage.
When did Canada legalize gay marriage? Can American same-sex couples marry in Canada? Yes. On July 20, 2005, a law approved by the Canadian Parliament went into effect allowing same-sex couples to marry on an equal basis with different-sex couples in all 13 provinces and territories in Canada.
When did UK legalize homosexuality? In 1967 the Sexual Offences Act was passed which decriminalised private homosexual acts between men aged over 21, while at the same time imposing heavier penalties on street offences.
When did homosexuality become legal in Australia? In 1972 South Australia became the first Australian jurisdiction to decriminalise some homosexual acts. Further reforms in this state were achieved in 1975 and 1976. In 1976 and 1980 respectively the Australian Capital Territory and Victoria followed suit and decriminalised some aspects of homosexual behaviour.