· CDMX Netherlands: · Netherlands proper New Zealand: · New Zealand proper Norway Portugal South Africa Spain Sweden Taiwan* United Kingdom: · England and Wales · Scotland · AX & DX, AC & TA · BM, AQ, IO, FK · GI, GG, IM, PN United States: · All 50 states · DC, GU, MP, PR, VI · some tribal jurisdictions Uruguay Andorra Australia: · ACT, NSW, QLD, · SA, TAS, VIC Austria Chile Croatia Cyprus Czech Republic Ecuador Estonia* Greece Hungary Italy Liechtenstein Mexico: · Tlaxcala Netherlands: · Aruba Slovenia Switzerland Taiwan Same-sex marriage became legal in Luxembourg on 1 January 2015.A bill for the legalisation of such marriages was enacted by the Chamber of Deputies on 18 June 2014. Her party, the Luxembourg Socialist Workers' Party (LSAP), was part of the Juncker–Poos Government together with the Christian Social People's Party (CSV).As noted, Luxembourg has the distinction of being the only country to have an out prime minister and an out deputy prime minister.Watershed Moment for Equality Just one day earlier, on Wednesday, the first couple in Scotland to marry (rather than convert an existing domestic partnership to marriage) exchanged vows./ AFP PHOTO Gauthier Destenay, who is married to Luxembourg Prime Minister Xavier Bettel, appeared alongside First Lady of Turkey Emine Gulbaran Erdogan, First Lady of the US Melania Trump, Queen Mathilde of Belgium, partner of Slovenia's Prime Minister Mojca Stropnik and First Lady of Iceland Thora Margret Baldvinsdottir, in a photo taken at this week’s NATO summit.(L-R) First Lady of Iceland Thora Margret Baldvinsdottir, partner of Bulgaria's President Desislava Radeva, partner of NATO head Ingrid Schulerud, partner of France's president Brigitte Macron, partner Belgium's prime minister Amelie Derbaudrenghien, husband of Luxembourg's pime minister Gauthier Destenay, partner of Slovenia's prime minister Mojca Stropnik, First Lady of Turkey Emine Gulbaran Erdogan, First Lady of the US Melania Trump and Chairman of the Royal Museums of Fine Arts of Belgium Michel Draguet pose during a visit to the Magritte Museum, on May 25, 2017, in Brussels, on the sidelines of the NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization) summit.The land-locked European country's Chamber of Deputies voted by an overwhelming majority of 56-4 for the law which will be put into force by early next year.
Indeed Bettel symbolises political as well as social change in Luxembourg, a small very wealthy country nestled between Belgium, Germany and France that was one of the founding members of what became the EU.
Prime Minister Xavier Bettel announced he would introduce the legislation in 2013, following the parliamentary elections.