Chris Smith elected as first openly gay MP. Main article: Same-sex marriage in California. Any person who otherwise meets the eligibility requirements of chapters and may marry any other eligible person regardless of gender. United Kingdom ; the relevant legislation was an Order in Councilthe Homosexual Offences Northern Ireland Order which came into force on 8 December
Gay male. Marriage is a personal relation arising out of a civil contract between one man and one woman to which the consent of the parties is essential. Protection and recognition. Retrieved 9 November Cayman Islands. MSMs allowed to donate blood. Same sex couples granted equal rights to adopt.
Embassy Kuala Lumpur. Any person who otherwise meets the eligibility requirements of this chapter may marry any other eligible person regardless of gender. USA Today. Chapter 6. Public policy, same sex marriages prohibited—license may not be issued. The gay pride parade in Chicago's Boystown neighborhood.
A purported marriage between persons of the same sex violates a strong public policy of the state of Louisiana and such a marriage contracted in another state shall not be recognized in this state for any purpose, including the assertion of any right or claim as a result of the purported marriage.
Main article: Same-sex marriage in Tennessee. James Pratt and John Smith executed. Retrieved 2 January United States state-related lists. A federal district court in Massachusetts rules that the part of the Defense of Marriage Act that prohibits the federal government from recognizing same-sex marriage is unconstitutional.
Marriage; same-sex relationships not valid or recognized.