The Providence Journal. 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.
Agence France-Presse. See also: De facto union in Portugal.
It is a subsidiary of The Pew Charitable Trusts. The country's highest court approved same-sex marriage on June 12,marking the 50th anniversary of the worldwide gay equality movement. Same-sex marriagethe practice of marriage between two men or between two women. By: Mark Leon Goldberg on June 26, And in JuneDenmark became the 11th country to approve same-sex marriage - 23 years after it became the first country in the world to recognise gay civil partnerships.
Over 3, marriages took place in after same-sex marriage was legalized. For these reasons, they maintained that consensual intimacy between adults should not be regulated and that marriage should be disestablished as a cultural institution. These households, in turn, form the foundation of a productive society—a society in which, albeit incidentally, children, elders, and others who may be relatively powerless are likely to be protected.
Same-sex marriages also became legal this year in Ecuador, Taiwan and Austria.
Civil unions performed Easter Island. Archived from the original on 23 October Main article: Recognition of same-sex unions in India. Opponents of same-sex marriage who want marriage to be restricted to pairings of a man and a woman, such as The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saintsthe Catholic Churchand the Southern Baptist Conventionuse the term traditional marriage to mean opposite-sex marriage.
The Vermont legislature overrides Gov. Her efforts failed due to lack of support from the delegates. Main article: Same-sex marriage in Malta.
Hidden categories: Webarchive template wayback links CS1 Galician-language sources gl Articles with Spanish-language sources es Articles with Catalan-language sources ca All articles with dead external links Articles with dead external links from September Articles with permanently dead external links CS1 German-language sources de Articles with dead external links from May Articles with German-language sources de CS1 Portuguese-language sources pt CS1 Dutch-language sources nl Articles with Portuguese-language sources pt CS1 errors: missing periodical Articles with French-language sources fr CS1 Italian-language sources it CS1 maint: archived copy as title CS1 Spanish-language sources es CS1 maint: BOT: original-url status unknown Use dmy dates from June Articles with limited geographic scope from January All articles with unsourced statements Articles with unsourced statements from December Articles with unsourced statements from November While few societies have recognized same-sex unions as marriages, the historical and anthropological record reveals a large range of attitudes towards same-sex unions ranging from praise, through full acceptance and integration, sympathetic toleration, indifference, prohibition and discrimination, to persecution and physical annihilation.
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