Equality Index

UPDATE: The 18 Countries Where You Can Now (Or Soon) Get Hitched

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New Zealand
Top cities: Auckland, Wellington
Becomes law in: August 2013
Number of married gay couples: none yet
In August, New Zealand will become the first country in Oceania to sanction same-sex marriages. New Zealand’s House of Representatives passed the bill in April, despite the Conservative Party leader calling it a “failure of democracy.”