If you want to ensure Asian Australian voices — in all their diversity and complexity — continue to be heard, please consider making a donation. State of Mexico. Main article: Same-sex marriage in Spain. Indyk Podcast. Sincethe ACT has recognised civil partnerships which provide same-sex couples with increased rights regarding superannuation, taxation and social security.
Even more severe, the death penalty is in place for same-sex sexual acts in at least 11 countries, according to the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Trans and Intersex Association's annual report of "state-sponsored homophobia". Limited recognition of marriage performed in certain other jurisdictions residency rights for spouses.
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These failed attempts came after the Howard Government amended the law in August to prevent same-sex marriages. See also: Same-sex marriage in the Australian Capital Territory. For media inquiries on this topic, please reach out to communications cfr.
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Marriages rarely encounter such difficulties as they are generally regarded as immediate and incontrovertible. Legal status of same-sex unions. In Brief by Jessica Moss August 26, On 28 April , the Constitutional Court ruled that same-sex couples are allowed to enter into civil marriages in the country and that judges and notaries are barred from refusing to perform same-sex weddings.
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From December 9 , state and territory governments will no longer be able to block changes to birth certificates and other documents.