In Amsterdam inthe middle-aged widow Trijntje Barents fell in love with year-old Hendrickje Lamberts. It followed the story of Julia Grant as she underwent a medical transition. Retrieved 20 April It was the couple themselves who made the marriage.
Sexual orientation. The law allowed the marriages of Belgian same-sex couples and recognized as married those from other countries where same-sex marriage was legal.
The law came into effect on 1 Augustand the act was progressively amended on subsequent occasions to reflect court rulings expanding the rights of registered partners. Northern Ireland. Archived from the original on 16 February In the modern era, the first legislation legalizing same-sex marriage took effect in the Netherlands on 1 April Saint Lucia.
NL Times. Retrieved 27 September Such unions of sworn kinship or ritual brotherhood were entered into by kings and aristocrats, by comrades in arms, and by men in all sorts of other social contexts — in the 14th century, Chaucer described sworn brotherhood between merchants, monks, clerks, and even peasant farmers.
The Report of the Departmental Committee on Homosexual Offences and Prostitution, better known as the Wolfenden Report, was published in , three years after the committee first met in September Legal guardianships nationwide, except Hong Kong and Macau , residency rights for foreign spouses of legal residents Hong Kong.
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