The Inter-American Court of Human Rights ruling regarding the legalisation of same-sex marriage in countries that have ratified the American Convention on Human And though gay marriage may not be just around the applies to Chile. Civil unions and registered partnerships.
The ECJ found in the couple's favour on 5 June ruling that EU member states may choose whether or not to allow same-sex marriage, but they cannot obstruct the freedom of residence of an EU citizen and their spouse.
Despite these Supreme Court rulings, a debate continues in the United States between advocates of legal equality and individuals and institutions that object to same-sex marriages on the basis of religious belief. After hours of debate, Argentina's Senate narrowly passed a bill granting same-sex couples the right to marry, making it the first country in Latin America to do so.
Main article: Same-sex marriage in Denmark. However, the matter should have been considered in a context not of marriage, but of registering familial partnership.
Estonia the debate is still going. Legal cases have been filed in a number of other countries. In Decemberthe Vienna Administrative Court dismissed a case challenging the same-sex marriage ban. A January Datamonitor poll found that And though gay marriage may not be just around the and journalist Jonathan Rauch has argued that marriage is good for all men, whether homosexual or heterosexual, because engaging in its social roles reduces men's aggression and promiscuity.
Performed in 18 states and Mexico Cityand recognized by all states in such cases Performed in the Netherlands proper, including the Caribbean Netherlands. Main article: Same-sex marriage in the Netherlands. This list might be a lot bigger in another 10 years!
As a writer at Marriage. But what motivates them is the hope of "eventually undoing the institution [of marriage] altogether," by delegitimizing age-old understandings of the family and thus in the words of one such radical "striking at the heart of the organization of Western culture and societies.
Main article: Same-sex marriage in Nigeria. The Talmud records that God weeps when a man puts aside his first wife. Despite their relative independence, few organizations recognize same-sex partnerships without condition. Use this in your news reader.
Same sex marriage took effect in Ecuador on 8 July following the Constitutional Court ruling. In September , the Georgian Parliament approved a constitutional amendment establishing marriage as "a union between a woman and a man for the purpose of creating a family".
The measure was enacted into law a few days later when Queen Margrethe II gave her royal assent to the bill.