In Junethe UK Government completed the consultation to allow civil marriage for same-sex couples in England and Wales. South Africa became the fifth country, the first in Africa, and the second outside Europe, to legalize same-sex marriage.
It became law on 30 November Main article: Same-sex marriage in South Africa. Main article: Same-sex marriage in Ecuador.
The Court said that governments "must recognise and guarantee all the rights that are derived from a family bond between people of the same sex". TexasU. The results of more than a century of anthropological research on households, kinship relationships, and families, across cultures and through time, provide no support whatsoever for the view that either same sex marriage american samoa in Greater London or viable social orders depend upon marriage as an exclusively heterosexual institution.
A lesbian or bisexual woman has the option of artificial insemination. In Decemberthe Prime Minister, David Cameronannounced that, whilst he favoured allowing same-sex marriage within a religious context, provision would be made guaranteeing no religious institution would be required to perform such ceremonies.
States of Alderney. Same-sex and opposite-sex de facto couples exist in all states and territories. Same-sex sexual activity became legal in the territory inbut same-sex couples are not eligible for the rights and benefits available to different-sex married couples.
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Axel and Eigil Axgil were the first ones to get married this way. Saint Vincent and the Grenadines. Tammy Baldwin talked about her childhood illness while Mayor Pete gave Joe Biden credit for marriage equality. It initially only allowed for civil unions, but he amended the text.
Main article: Recognition of same-sex unions in Armenia.