May 15th Events

May 15th

05-15-2015 Xavier Bettel, Prime Minister of Luxembourg, married his civil partner, Belgian architect Gauthier Destenay. He is the first serving leader in the European Union to wed someone of the same sex.

Xavier Bettel & spouse

05-15-2015 Pitcairn Island passes law allowing same-sex marriage. Pitcairn Island in often considered the world’s smallest country by population. It is the home of 48 people. First settled in 1790 by the mutineers of the British navy vessel Bounty and their Tahitian companions. The law was passed unanimously by the local council.

Pitcairn Island

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