Same-sex marriage (SSM)
Part 2: 2013-OCT: Current status of
marriage (SSM), worldwide
We use the acronym "SSM" in this web site to represent "same-sex marriage"
"LGBT" refers to lesbians, gays, bisexuals, transgender persons and transsexuals.
This essay has been discontinued because its content duplicates information available elsewhere:
For the current status of same-sex marriage (SSM) see this essay.
For a timeline of when SSM became available in various countries and U.S. states, see this essay.
For changes in SSM and other matters related to LGBT equality on a month-by-month basis, see essays in this section.