It also would guarantee gay couples who marry the same rights as opposite-sex couples. Country subject to an international court ruling to recognize same-sex marriage. The federal judge who overturned Wisconsin's gay marriage ban on June 6 does little to clarify whether that means county clerks can start issu….
About Follow Donate. On 11 FebruaryParliament approved a bill legalizing same-sex marriage. Professional organizations of psychologists have concluded that children stand to benefit from the well-being that results when their parents' relationship is recognized and supported by society's institutions, e.
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In these cases, same-sex marriages will be treated exactly the same as opposite-sex marriages. Tells S. Founded inthe Movement Advancement Project MAP is an independent, nonprofit think tank that provides rigorous research, insight and communications that help speed equality and opportunity for all.
Same-sex marriage has become legal in a growing number of countries in recent years. You can read more about MAP and the work we do on our About page. For this purpose, same-sex marriages will be treated exactly the same as opposite-sex marriages. In a number of countries that have recently legalized same-sex marriage, the impetus for legal change came through the courts.
Michelle Bachelet , the President of Chile, who was elected to a second term in March , promised to work for the implementation of same-sex marriage and had a majority in both houses of Congress. On 4 February , the Scottish Parliament overwhelmingly passed legislation legalising same-sex marriage.
The agencies of the United Nations recognize same-sex marriages if the country of citizenship of the employees in question recognizes the marriage.