Infographics: Countries where same-sex marriage is legal

Last week gay marriage was legalized in the USA on the federal level by a historic Supreme Court ruling. This news was celebrated not only in Washington DC and across the states, but it also received support in many countries around the world. 

Barack Obama emphasized the importance of this decision: “Today is a big step in our march toward equality”. In May Ireland legalized gay marriage through a popular vote, becoming the first country who achieved the decision in this way.

The infographic shows us that nearly two dozen countries have legalized same-sex marriage  as stated by the Pew Research Center.