04-10-2013 Uruguayan lawmakers voted to legalize gay marriage. The vote in Uruguay made it the third country in the Americans after Canada and Argentina to legalize same-sex marriage. Couples have been getting married since the middle of July, 2013.
04-10-2014 An Italian court has ordered a town to recognize the marriage of a gay couple who were wed in the United States. The court in the Tuscan town of Grosseto said the town hall had to transcribe the marriage into its records, giving the two men the same rights as a heterosexual married couple. It is the first time that a gay marriage has been recognized in Italy.