New York court recognises gay marriages from elsewhere

14 Feb 2008

A Court in the state of New York in the United States has ruled that gay and lesbian couples married in other jurisdictions will be legally recognised in the state.

While gay and lesbian couples are unable to marry in New York, this ruling means that couples who marry in Canada will be recognised under the State's marriage recognition rule that applies to opposite sex couples.

You can read the full story on the New York Times website here.