The chaplain said he feared bringing the same-sex couple on a marriage retreat would cause him to lose his chaplain endorsement.
People fighting for same-sex marriage rights around the world had a huge year in 2017. Australia, Malta, and Germany legalized same-sex marriage last year. Australia was the latest country to join the fold in early December, when the House of Representatives passed the bill making same-sex marriage
Same-sex marriage in the United States was initially established on a state-by-state basis, expanding from 1 state in 2004 to 36 states in 2015, when, on June 26, 2015, same-sex marriage was established in all 50 states as a result of the ruling of the Supreme Court of the United States in the landmark civil rights case of Obergefell v.
Same-sex marriage: Same-sex marriage, the practice of marriage between two men or between two women. Although same-sex marriage has been regulated through law, religion, and custom in most countries of the world, the legal and social responses have ranged from celebration to criminalization.
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Same-sex marriage in Sweden has been legal since 1 May 2009, following the adoption of a new gender-neutral law on marriage by the Swedish Parliament on 1 April 2009, making Sweden the seventh country in the world to open marriage to same-sex couples nationwide.
Dec 07, 2017 · A fact sheet provides an overview of the situation in the nations where same-sex marriage is legal nationwide as well as countries that allow it in certain
Partners Task Force for Gay & Lesbian Couples: An international resource for same-sex couples, supporting the diverse community of committed gay and lesbian partners through a variety of media, since 1986.
Take a guided tour of what the polls tell us about the same-sex marriage survey — then take the reins of our calculator to explore how the result might pan out.
This article originally appeared in May 2012. On Tuesday, North Carolina voted to amend their constitution making gay marriage . In response, on Wednesday President Obama came out in support of same-sex marriage. It will probably be a long time before anything is decided here. But eleven