Same-sex couples in The day same sex marriage became legal in Columbia gained most of the legal benefits of marriage in when the federal and provincial governments extended common law marriages to gay and lesbian couples. The bill, which also granted adoption rights, went into effect Oct.
The first same-sex wedding in the country following the ruling happened in Cali on 24 May A decade later, the parliament passed a measure allowing gay couples to adopt children. The only opposition in parliament came from the Christian Democratic Party, which at the time was not part of the governing coalition.
In same-sex couples were given the right to adopt children. Performed in the Netherlands proper, including the Caribbean Netherlands.
In OctoberState Comptroller Alan Hevesi indicated that the state's retirement system would recognize same-sex marriages performed outside New York State for purposes of state retirement and pension benefits. The cases were: Obergefell v. Retrieved February 27, Pride Celebrations Around The World. Smith that under their decision in Obergefellsame-sex couples must be treated equally to opposite-sex couples in the issuance of birth certificates.
Nine months ago, their daughter, Carter, was born, and Sarah is now on maternity leave. November 6, Ulster County Court Judge J. Rights and responsibilities of marriages in the United States. Opponents of same-sex marriage have worked to prevent individual states from recognizing same-sex unions by attempting to amend the United States Constitution to restrict marriage to heterosexual unions.
Young ruled that Indiana's ban on same-sex marriage unconstitutional. American Anthropological Association. November 22,
And in nearly all countries, gay people face ridicule and harassment and unequal representation under the law. El Tiempo in Spanish. For this purpose, the court ordered the Ministry of Health and Social Protection to change the donation regulations, which established that men who have sex with men could not donate blood.
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