Published 12 December The legislatively approved law was signed by President Jose Mujica on 3 May,  and went into full effect on 5 August President Jose Mujica has been championing the bill. Pew Research Center.
Recognition of foreign marriage for parental rights Same sex couples can live together, but no legal obligation for them Offer "partnership certificates", which provide some tools such as hospital visitation rights but do not offer any legal recognition Limited to spouses of foreign diplomatic officials.
Associated Press. General Assembly of Uruguay.
Costa Rica's Supreme Electoral Court the institution in charge of civil registrationincluding the issuance of marriage certificates announced that it will obey the ruling of the IACHR and will adapt the necessary by-laws once the Executive Branch notifies the ruling. In May, Brazil's Supreme Court voted overwhelmingly in favour of allowing same-sex couples the same legal rights as married heterosexuals.
BBC News. Among the Igbo people and probably other peoples in the south of the country, there are circumstances where a marriage between women is considered appropriate, such as when a woman has no child and her husband dies, and she takes a wife to perpetuate her inheritance and family lineage.
In addition, some legal jurisdictions recognize a legal and official change of gender, which would allow a transgender male or female to be legally married in accordance with an adopted gender identity. Inthe High Court rejected a legal bid by a British lesbian couple who had married in Canada to have their union recognised as a marriage in the UK rather than a civil partnership.
Main article: Same-sex marriage in the Republic of Ireland. Article 1 of the bill defining marriage as an agreement between two people was passed on 2 February in its first reading by a —97 vote.
About two-thirds of transgender Uruguayans have reported being victim of physical violence. The law stipulates the "free development of personality according to their chosen gender identity", and calls on the Government to ensure that transgender people are treated respectfully by authorities, included in housing programmes, have access to education, and are not denied health services.
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