Thursday, 22 June 2017 22:38

The Faroe Islands legalized equal marriage

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The Faroe Islands, which are an archipelago of Denmark but have their own legislation, have approved marriage for same-sex couples.

Last year, they voted for LGBTQ people to have the right to marry. All that remained was the vote of Parliament. This one approved the law unanimously, 108-0, notably thanks to an amendment that prohibits religious equal marriages.

The first weddings will take place from July 2017.