Main article: Same-sex union legislation Same-sex union court cases Timeline of same-sex marriage Recognition of same-sex unions in Africa Recognition of same-sex unions in Asia Recognition of same-sex unions in Europe Recognition of same-sex unions in the Americas Recognition of same-sex unions in Oceania Marriage privatization Divorce of same-sex couples Domestic partnership Military policy Adoption Listings by country LGBT rights by country or territory. State Sen. Brien, that prohibiting gay and lesbian couples from marrying is unconstitutional. Iowa has allowed for state recognition of same-sex marriages performed in and out of the state since April 3,after the Iowa Supreme Court unanimously upheld a ruling by the Polk County District Court in Varnum v.
Legal gay marriages begin today under a new Iowa Supreme Court ruling.
Neither performed nor recognized in American Samoa or some tribal jurisdictions Theoretical: The Rev. Radio Iowa. Despite the ruling in Varnumthe Iowa Department of Public Health had refused to recognize same-sex marriages when completing birth and death certificates.
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