Tuesday, October 22, 2013

Fact of the Day: First to Equality

In 2001, the Netherlands became the first nation in the world to approve marriage equality. The Netherlands is now joined today by 16 other countries and 15 American states. 

15 comments:

Kati said...

Good for them - it's such an important topic!

Have a great day,
-Kati

Anna-Alina said...

Nice fact. I didn't know that it was only few years ago.

Anita said...

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RaeAbigael said...

amazing! :)

DEZMOND said...

Sadly, it will probably never happen in my godforsaken country

Optimistic Existentialist said...

Hopefully someday it will exist in every country on the planet. I know that may be naive but I sincerely hope it becomes reality.

Christine said...

Good for the Netherlands!

Sharon said...

Love that :)

Pilar Domínguez said...

I didn´t know this country was the first.Very respectful people this country. Kisses:)

Unknown said...

Buena información!!
Saludos
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Theresa Mahoney said...

Maybe some day we all will look at everyone's choices as being equal to our own. What a wonderful world that would be!

Caro * said...

So important ! It is a good thing :)

FilipBlog said...

The Netherlands is a TRUE free country.

Greetings,
Filip

Teddi said...

go netherlands & new jersey!

Plowing Through Life (Martha) said...

The world evolves slowly, but at least it's evolving!