Gay marriage around the globe

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Back during our coverage of Washington's fight over same-sex marriage, we told you about how Americans' attitudes about gay rights are changing. Today, about half of Americans believe same-sex marriage should be legal, up from 42 percent eight years ago, according to Gallup.

In its current issue, The Economist has a global look at the same question. As attitudes about homosexuality change, are laws keeping up? While gay rights advocates are gaining momentum and churches are losing influence, homosexuality is still a crime in more than 70 countries.

Check out the map.

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