The Brazilian state of Rio De Janeiro has become the tenth in the nation
to legalize same-sex marriage.
The other Brazilian states to allow it are São Paulo, Paraná, Mato
Grosso do Sul, Espírito Santo, Bahia, Alagoas, Sergipe, Piauí, Ceará.
The Federal District allows it as well.
Marriages conducted in any of these ten
states are recognized nationwide.