In a small but symbolic victory for marriage equality worldwide, the Pitcairn Islands have passed a new law that explicitly legalizes gay marriage. The island nation is a British colony in the southern Pacific Ocean and it is the world’s least populous national jurisdiction.
The new law, Same Sex Marriage and Civil Partnership Ordinance 2015, explicitly allows for same-sex marriages among the island nation’s 56 inhabitants.
Read the new law in detail, full text embedded below:
Courtesy of Equality Case Files