Here We Go: Switzerland Votes to Make Same-sex Marriage and Abortion Legal by Near Two-thirds Majority

Posters are pictured before a vote on same sex marriage in Geneva, Switzerland, September 23, 2021. Poster reads : “Love without privilege, yes to marriage for all”. REUTERS/Denis Balibouse

Switzerland agreed to legalise civil marriage and the right to adopt children for same-sex couples by a nearly two-thirds majority in a referendum on Sunday, making it one of the last countries in Western Europe to legalise gay marriage.

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SOURCE: Reuters – Reporting by Silke Koltrowitz; Editing by Angus MacSwan, Kirsten Donovan and Raissa Kasolowsky