Suicide rates among those in same-sex relationships have fallen significantly in both Denmark and Sweden since the legalisation of gay marriage, according to a study, although whatever their marital status, homosexual people remain more likely to take their own life. The joint study by the Danish Research Institute for Suicide Prevention and researchers from Stockholm University compared suicide rates for people in same-sex and heterosexual relationships in the periods and Denmark became the first country in the world to allow same-sex civil partnerships in , with neighbouring Sweden following six years later. Same-sex marriage, now authorised in 28 countries, became legal in Sweden in and Denmark in
Same-sex marriage in Denmark has been legal since 15 June Denmark was the eleventh country in the world to legalize same-sex marriage. Same-sex marriage is also legal in the two other constituent countries of the Kingdom of Denmark :. Registered partnerships Danish : registreret partnerskab in Denmark were established by a law passed on 7 June , and which came into force on 1 October Three attempts to expand the law in May ,    another in June ,  and another in June failed in Parliament.
Yes, although some countries still of course do not recognise same-sex marriage. And countries which recognise civil partnerships but not LGBT marriage allow you to register your Danish marriage as a partnership. But there are a number of countries where it is not only not recognised but actually punishable, so we try and make sure our couples know of any risks, and then try and be discrete if that helps in their particular situation. We have helped many LGBT couples marry even though they knew the wedding would not be recognised at home — they wanted to do it anyway because it was important to them personally, whatever the legal situation. In general, as you would hope, those countries which have recognised same-sex marriages have been helpful with registering the marriage.
Illegal in some contexts. Sexual orientation only. History Homosexual activity in Denmark? Current status since Jan 1,