United Kingdom British Antarctic Territory. Report a problem on this page. Five couples brought suit in Saskatchewan for the recognition of their marriage in a case that was heard by the Saskatchewan Court of Queen's Bench in chambers on November 3, This allowed same-sex couples to marry, divorce, and adopt children.
A few days after German Chancellor Angela Merkel rescinded her opposition to a vote on legalizing same-sex marriage, a majority vote passed legislation that did just that. Israel 6. The Chief of State cannot avoid this important national political and legal issue.
However, this decision stopped short of giving them the right to full legal marriage. Inthe couples in Halpern v. Several Liberals retained their original stance, however, and thus the vote was not defined purely along party lines.
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Same-sex couples in general grew in number by just 61 per cent over the same period. A news report from CTV on May 31, showed that a growing number of Conservatives were wary about re-opening the debate on same-sex marriage. Retrieved July 11, InAlberta passed a law recognizing adult interdependent relationships.
Military policy Intersex rights Transgender rights Age of consent reform. Since the beginning of , several anti-gay marriage protests with occasionally volatile crowds numbering in the hundreds of thousands have taken place in Paris and elsewhere. In , a poll by Forum Research showed that The decision, which went into effect immediately, makes the Andean mountain nation the fifth country in Latin America to allow gays and lesbians to wed.