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5 Fascinating Facts From Around the World About Gay Marriage

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The Ireland became the first country in the world to legalize same-sex marriage by popular vote. Same-sex couples who have been wed abroad will now be legally recognized by the state. Here, look at five interesting facts about gay marriage.

1-The Netherlands became the first country in world to legalize same-sex marriage in 2001.

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2-Many countries such as Sudan, Iran, and Saudi Arabia, gay people can be punished with the death penalty.

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 3-Spain Is the most supportive country of same-sex Marriage. Here 77 percent of people believe that gays should be allowed to legally married.

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4-Italy Is The Only Western European Country With Zero Protection For Same-Sex Couples

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5-The world’s oldest porn, which dates back over 3,000 years, features both male/male, female/female and male/female couples.

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