Within hours of the Court issuing its AO, the government of Costa Rica agreed to adhere to it and fully implement it. Thus, same-sex couples have been allowed to marry since 1 January Same-sex marriage in the United States expanded from one state in to all fifty states in through various state court rulings, state legislation, direct popular votes, and federal court rulings.
Same-sex marriage in the United States expanded from one state in to all fifty states in through various state court rulings, state legislation, direct popular votes, and federal court rulings. What is arguably the first historical mention of the performance of same-sex marriages occurred during the early Roman Opponents of gay marriage according to controversial  historian John Boswell.
Main article: Recognition of same-sex unions in El Salvador. Main article: Same-sex marriage in South Africa. Marriage replaced Sweden's registered partnerships for same-sex couples. But they will not impede the ability of gay couples to marry, Mr.
A Supreme Court press spokeswoman said that the court agrees with the administrative court that current regulations do not allow for same-sex marriages to be legally performed in Latvia. Main article: Same-sex marriage in Nigeria.
A lesbian or bisexual woman has the option of artificial insemination. Pro 7 Marriage is not only for procreation, otherwise infertile couples or couples not wishing to have children would be prevented from marrying.
Opponents of the bill launched a petition for a referendum and managed to collect 40, signatures. Kallam was obligated to perform civil marriages. 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.
On 10 Aprilthe Chamber of Deputies passed the amended bill by a two-thirds majority 71—
Taiwan is the only country in Asia where same-sex marriage is legal. Puerto Rico. Joint adoption allowed 1. Same-sex couples should have the same legal rights to get married as heterosexual couples.