Supporters of gay marriage rally after the U.S. Supreme Court ruled on Friday that the U.S. Constitution provides same-sex couples the right to marry at the Supreme Court in Washington June 26, 2015.
Joshua Roberts—Reuters
By Olivia B. Waxman
June 26, 2015

The Supreme Court ruled 5-4 Friday that all U.S. states must recognize same-sex marriages in a historic victory for LGBT rights.

In light of the decision, here is a list of 21 other countries where same-sex marriage is legal nationwide and the year it was approved (Mexico is not included because the country only allows same-sex marriage in certain jurisdictions):

The Netherlands (2000)

Belgium (2003)

Canada (2005)

Spain (2005)

South Africa (2006)

Norway (2009)

Sweden (2009)

Argentina (2010)

Iceland (2010)

Portugal (2010)

Denmark (2012)

Brazil (2013)

England and Wales (2013)

France (2013)

New Zealand (2013)

Uruguay (2013)

Luxembourg (2014)

Scotland (2014)

Finland: (signed 2015, effective 2017)

Ireland: (2015)

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