Recognition of Same-sex Unions in Minnesota

Recognition Of Same-sex Unions In Minnesota

Performed in some jurisdictions

Mexico: DF, QR
United States: CA, CT, DC, DE, IA, MA, MD, ME, MN†, NH, NY, RI†, VT, WA, 5 tribal jurisdictions

Recognized, not performed

Aruba, Curaçao, St Maarten

Civil unions and
registered partnerships

Czech Republic

Isle of Man
United Kingdom

Performed in some jurisdictions

Australia: ACT, NSW, QLD, TAS, VIC
Mexico: COA, COL
United States: CO, HI, IL, NJ, NV, OR, WI
Venezuela: Mérida

Unregistered cohabitation



See also

Same-sex union legislation
Same-sex union court cases
Timeline of same-sex marriage
Recognition of same-sex unions in Europe
Recognition of same-sex unions in North America
Recognition of same-sex unions in South America
Marriage privatization
Divorce of same-sex couples
Domestic partnership
Military policy
Listings by country

† Not yet in effect

1 Not in the Faroe Islands or Greenland
2 Not in Aruba, Curaçao or St Maarten
3 Not in Tokelau, Niue or the Cook Islands

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Same-sex marriage will become legal in Minnesota on August 1, 2013. After 52.6% of state voters rejected a constitutional amendment to ban same-sex marriage in November 2012, the Minnesota Legislature passed a same-sex marriage bill in May 2013, which Governor Mark Dayton signed on May 14, 2013. Minnesota is the second state in the Midwest, after Iowa, to legalize marriage between same-sex couples. It was the first state in the Midwest to do so via the legislative process.

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