Bans some anti-gay discrimination  . UK responsible for defence. Retrieved 13 July
On 22 MayIrish citizens voted on whether to add the following amendment to the constitution : "Marriage may be contracted in accordance with law by two persons without distinction as to their sex". Legal since . Retrieved 27 February Archived from the original on 3 February Download as PDF Printable version.
Greece had enacted a law in that established civil unions for opposite-sex couples only.
The graphic will periodically be updated to reflect further appeals and rulings. On 14 Aprilthe Parliament of Malta voted in favour of the Civil Union Act which recognises same-sex couples and permits them to adopt children. Sincesex changes do not require sterilisation and surgery .
Cyprus [nb 7]. Source: ILGA. Ecuador has become the 5th nation in Latin America to legalize same-sex marriage.
Retrieved 5 January Published on 16 June Requires sterilisation and surgery for change . Forbids discrimination on the grounds of gender reassignment . Same-sex couples in a civil partnership may become foster parents;  LGBT individuals may adopt, but not same-sex couples. Retrieved 23 January