World’s smallest country legalizes same-sex marriage
- The Pitcairn Islands, a British overseas territory, has opened up marriage rights to all of its 56 residents, regardless of sex-pairing.
- The Pitcairns were colonized at the end of the 18th century by British naval mutineers and the Tahitians who accompanied them.
- With all residents adherents to Seventh-Day Adventism, Pitcairn Islanders built a strictly conservative society that has only recently begun to loosen.
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