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
Israel
Mexico

Civil unions and
registered partnerships

Andorra
Austria
Colombia
Czech Republic
Ecuador
Finland
Germany
Greenland
Hungary

Ireland
Isle of Man
Jersey
Liechtenstein
Luxembourg
Slovenia
Switzerland
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

Australia
Croatia

Israel

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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