In Junethe UK Government completed the consultation to allow civil marriage for same-sex couples in England and Wales.
There are currently only 26 countries that allow same-sex couples to marry.
The ban on same-sex marriage will remain in effect through the state's appeals process.
DominicaGrenada and Jamaicawhich are also signatories to the convention, have not agreed to the court's blanket jurisdiction.
Retrieved 1 October
September 14, - The Massachusetts Legislature rejects a proposed amendment to its state constitution to ban same-sex marriages.
Retrieved 24 February
Joshua Gunter, right, and Greek definitions sex Shields attend a Las Vegas rally to celebrate an appeals court ruling that overturned Nevada's same-sex marriage ban on October 7,
No new registered partnerships may be created.
Same-sex marriage has been legal in Germany since 1 October