More than two dozen countries outside of the United States have laws allowing same-sex marriage. Supreme Court on June 26, That some opposite sex couples will not marry unless same sex marriages are lawful suggests, contrary to the prognostications of some opponents of same sex marriage, that a probable increase in marriage rates over time will follow the legalization of same sex marriage.
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The bill was introduced by Hon. About The Author. Nevertheless, a majority stated that they do not perceive transgender identity as a mental disorder or a religious sin. Intersections: Gender and Sexuality in Asia and the Pacific. The ruling clarified conflicting court rulings on whether Louisiana officials are obligated to license same-sex marriages.
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May 26, - The California Supreme Court upholds the passage of Proposition 8, banning same-sex marriage. Hide Caption. In the advent of the s , more LGBT organizations were formed to serve specific needs, including sexual health particularly HIV , psychosocial support, representation in sports events, religious and spiritual needs, and political representation.
Jamous Lizotte, right, and Steven Jones pose for photos while waiting for a marriage license in Portland, Maine, on December 29, Main article: Recognition of same-sex unions in Estonia.