26 September 2021 - Swiss votes ‘Oui’ for marriage equality in poll
Swiss voters back marriage equality with 64% of the votes!
A referendum to back open civil marriage and the right to adopt children for same-sex couples, has received a resounding YES from the Swiss. Projections show 64% of the voters had voted in favour or same-sex marriage.
This makes Switzerland the 17th country in Europe to recognise and perform same-sex marriages. After Austria, Belgium, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Iceland, Ireland, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Norway, Portugal, Spain, Sweden and the United Kingdom.