Same-sex marriage is the marriage of two people of the same sex or gender, entered into in a Same-sex marriage is also due to become legal in Costa Rica. ruled the country must recognize a same-sex couple's overseas marriage.
In October , same-sex marriage became legal in Northern Ireland. The country had granted gay and lesbian couples the right to enter.
Ecuador became the latest country to approve same-sex marriage on June 12, joining a handful of other Latin American nations.