Such people are then free to enter or re-enter civil partnerships or marriages in accordance with their newly recognized gender identity. Registered partnerships have been legal in Finland since NBC News. Retrieved 28 March If such a law were not passed by then, same-sex couples would be granted these rights automatically.
Download as PDF Printable version. InNew Zealand enacted legislation allowing same-sex couples to enter into civil unions.
Opinion polls have shown that Israelis overwhelmingly support recognizing same-sex unions. United Kingdom. Additionally, California also allows non-resident same sex couples who married in California, but do not live in California, to file for dissolution divorce in the county in which they married.
Civil union. The Costa Rican Government also wanted to know whether it should allow transgender people to change their name and gender on their identity documents. However, on 9 JulyMPs at Westminster voted that the UK government would have to legislate for same-sex marriage if devolved government was not restored at Stormont by 21 October Legal recognition of same-sex marriage in Canada followed a series of constitutional challenges based on the equality provisions of the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms.
In Decemberthe Portuguese Parliament approved a bill to recognise adoptions rights for same-sex couples. You can change your cookie settings at any time. Main article: Recognition of same-sex unions in Switzerland. On 5 Junethe European Court of Justice ECJ ruled, in a case originating from Romania, that same-sex couples have the same residency rights as different-sex couples, when a national of an EU country gets married while resident in an EU country where same-sex marriage is legal, and the spouse is from a non-EU country.
On 20 November , the Greens introduced a bill in the Austrian Parliament that would legalise same-sex marriage. ABC news. Carbonara: I lived in Long Beach when we met. Signal: Where do you work?