More than 25 years of research have documented that there is no relationship between parents' sexual orientation and any measure of a given legal permission to gays to marry but nonetheless these emotional, psychosocial, and behavioral adjustment. In Maythe Ecuador Supreme Court ruled, in a lesbian parenting case, that the IACHR ruling is fully binding on Ecuador and that the country must also implement the ruling in due course.
A statute legalized adoption by same-sex spouses. A bill legalizing same-sex marriages passed on 1 Septembermaking Coahuila the first state and second jurisdiction after Mexico City to reform its Civil Code to allow for legal same-sex marriages. Human Rights Campaign. In the United States of America before the case of Obergefell v.
The court ruled on 1 December that the existing marriage laws violated the equality clause of the Bill of Rights because they discriminated on the basis of sexual orientation.
For decades, Florida law categorically barred gay people from adopting children. Main article: Same-sex marriage in the United States. No other form of civil union is recognized.
The Advocate. There are records of same-sex marriage dating back to the first century. In Mexicosame-sex marriage is performed in several states and recognized in all thirty-one states. The referendum proposed to add to the Irish Constitution : "marriage may be contracted in accordance with law by two persons without distinction as to their sex".
September 14, A reference to same-sex marriage appears in the Sifrawhich was written in the 3rd century CE. Trinidad and Tobago.
Section 2 of DOMA states to give legal relief to any state from recognizing same-sex marriages performed in other jurisdictions. February 9, In December , the Tallinn Circuit Court ruled that same-sex marriages concluded in another country must be recorded in the civil registry. New York Daily News.
The three major schools of Buddhism —Theravada, Mahayana, and Vajrayana—stressed the attainment of enlightenment as a basic theme; most Buddhist literature therefore viewed all marriage as a choice between the two individuals involved. The reform had to be voted again in and then submitted to referendum.