Ironically, the city itself cannot provide employee benefits because state law forbids it. Retrieved January 18, Search form. Must be at least New Jersey InNew Jersey gained extensive benefits through full, legal marriage for same-sex couples.
For example, since the s, same-sex foreign partners of Australian citizens have been able to receive residency permits in Australia known as "interdependency visas". Interestingly, some studies have shown that committed lesbian relationships don't last longer than gay men's relationships.
WA News. Recognition of same-sex marriages at the federal level, no territory-level recognition American Samoa. Queensland Parliament. Take your witnesses, papers and evidence to the hearing. Over the following 13 years, there were 22 unsuccessful attempts to legalise same-sex marriage in the Parliament.
Defining generations: Where Millennials end and Generation Z begins. Nearly two-thirds of registered or married same-sex couples are lesbians, and only about a third are gay men.
Status of same-sex unions around the world. As would be expected, the number of same-sex marriages has increased, though the rate of increase has slowed. Benefits were originally for same-sex only, but a court ruling made it available for all after April The appeal was dropped, on September 6,after Kaylynn LaGamma said she did not have the energy to go on with the suit after her partner, former city dispatcher Barbara Henson, died in May Andrew R.
Paul, Minnesota Mississippi No known benefits. Please do not copy this article to any Web site. Also, any business or other entity that contracts with the state must provide the same benefits to domestic partners as it does to married spouses, similar to a policy first implemented by San Francisco in , as well as by Los Angeles, Berkeley, Oakland, and San Mateo County.
This is nothing more than treating people equally.