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Democrats keep control of Senate. Additionally, sixteen countries that have legalized same-sex marriage still have an alternative form of legal recognition for same-sex couples, usually available to heterosexual couples as well: ArgentinaAustraliaAustriaBelgiumBrazilColombiaEcuadorFranceLuxembourgMaltathe NetherlandsPortugalSouth AfricaSpainthe United Kingdom and Uruguay.
Belgium became the second country in the world to legally recognize same-sex marriages when a bill passed by the Belgian Federal Parliament took effect on 1 June Retrieved May 14, Author and journalist Jonathan Rauch has argued that marriage is good for all men, whether homosexual or heterosexual, because engaging in its social roles reduces men's aggression and promiscuity.
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Main article: Recognition of same-sex unions in Israel. He also supports same-sex civil unions, which has a higher possibility for passage and is supported by the majority of congresspersons. Besides Ecuador and Costa Rica, lawsuits regarding same-sex marriage have been filed in Honduras,  Panama,  Paraguay to recognize marriages performed abroad and Peru,  all of which are under the jurisdiction of the IACHR.
Same-sex marriage in Sweden has been legal since 1 Mayfollowing the adoption of a new gender-neutral law on marriage by the Swedish Parliament on 1 Aprilmaking Sweden the seventh country in the world to open marriage to same-sex couples nationwide. This measure would amend the state constitution to define marriage as a union of one man and one woman.
Recognition of same-sex unions in Colorado Recognition of same-sex unions in Texas Recognition of same-sex unions in Florida. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, It was seats in south-west Sydney, many of which have large socially conservative immigrant populations, that were most likely to vote No.