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Gay marriage around the world

Published On: Apr 17 2013 10:18:02 AM PDT   Updated On: Mar 28 2014 07:20:13 AM PDT

The first legal same-sex weddings will be held in Great Britain on Saturday, which is when a new law allowing gay marriages goes into effect. Find out which countries allow same-sex marriage and where it can get you killed.

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Ireland -- Civil partnerships, which went into effect in 2011, give same-sex couples in Ireland the rights and responsibilities similar -- but not equal to -- those of marriage.

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