Recognition of Same-sex Unions in Rhode Island

Recognition Of Same-sex Unions In Rhode Island

Performed in some jurisdictions

Mexico: DF, QR
United States: CT, DC, DE†, IA, MA, MD, ME, MN†, NH, NY, RI†, VT, WA, 3 tribal jurisdictions

Recognized, not performed

Aruba, Curaçao, St Maarten
United States: CA

Civil unions and
registered partnerships

Czech Republic

Isle of Man
United Kingdom

Performed in some jurisdictions

Australia: ACT, NSW, QLD, TAS, VIC
Mexico: COA
United States: CA, 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
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Same-sex marriages in Rhode Island are recognized if performed in another state, but cannot be licensed by the state of Rhode Island until August 1, 2013. The state has authorized a limited form of domestic partnerships since 2002 and the formation of civil unions since July 1, 2011.

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