Bangor and his spouse, William Simpson, entered into a civil union in Vermont in and married in Delaware in October Recognition of foreign marriage for parental rights Same sex couples can live together, but no legal obligation for them Offer "partnership certificates", which provide some tools such as hospital visitation rights but do not offer any legal recognition Limited to spouses of foreign diplomatic officials.
Petersburg Times. Download as PDF Printable version. Limited to residency rights for foreign spouses of EU citizens.
On August 5, she ruled that Simpson was entitled to be recognized as Bangor's surviving spouse, and that Florida's constitutional and statutory provisions prohibiting this recognition were unconstitutional as applied to this case. Retrieved L kramer same sex marriage florida in Bedford 1, The Miami Herald.
May 29, Following a landmark court ruling in Hawaii, marriage opponents in Florida push through a state-level version of the so-called Defense of Marriage Act. It named Governor Rick Scott and three other state officials as defendants.
Cities and counties in the United States offering a domestic partnership registry. Views Read Edit View history. They are not in a hurry to get married or afraid the window of opportunity might close as quickly as it opened.
November 6, InGet Engaged and Equal Marriage Florida were formed, two organizations dedicated to overturning the constitutional amendment in the elections.
Several then participated in a union ceremony sponsored by the First Unitarian Church of Orlando. Scott , No. Navajo Nation. Governor Lawton Chiles said: "I believe that, by and large, most Floridians are tolerant and will one day come to view a broader range of domestic partnerships as an acceptable part of life.
Beginning Tuesday, same-sex couples are free to marry all over Florida.