Denmark legalized same-sex marriage in On May 17,the legislature passed a bill legalizing same-sex marriage, making Taiwan the first country in Asia to do so. The agencies of the United Nations recognize same-sex marriages if the country of citizenship of the employees in question recognizes the marriage. Main article: Legal recognition of same-sex marriages in South Africa came about as a result of the Constitutional Court 's decision in the case of Minister of Home Affairs v Fourie.
Prominent politicians who have shifted from opposing to supporting same-sex marriage include President Barack ObamaRepublican senator Rob Portmanand Republican representative Bob Barr the author of the Defense of Marriage Act.
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January 14, - An Oklahoma federal court rules the state ban on same-sex marriage is, "an arbitrary, irrational exclusion of just one class of Oklahoma citizens from a governmental benefit.