Republic Of Malta To Legalize Same-Sex Marriage

Engaged couples looking for a sunny destination to tie the knot might consider the Republic of Malta. The Southern European archipelago is set to legalize same-sex marriage later this year. And to think just six years ago, the predominantly Catholic country introduced divorce in 2011.

It’s also worth nothing that Malta was the first country in the European Union to ban gay conversion therapy. The country also allows LGBT people to serve openly in the military, the right to change legal gender and joint adoption by same-sex couples but doesn’t allow for IVF or surrogacy. The latter actually applies to any citizen regardless of sexual orientation.

For more, head over to BBC News.