The measure not only legalizes same-sex marriage but also allows for gay and lesbian couples to adopt children. Our bedroom can no longer be invaded by the police, which happened to gay couples in Texas not so long ago.
Still, the news is not good: Thirty-five states get failing grades.
A closely divided Spanish parliament legalized same-sex marriage inguaranteeing identical rights to all married couples regardless of sexual orientation. Most visible are the new laws targeting trans people and the bathrooms they can and cannot use, and the so-called religious-freedom acts that make discrimination legally protected if it is considered as part of a religious belief.
Sincethe ACT has recognised civil partnerships which provide same-sex couples with increased rights regarding superannuation, taxation and social security.
Pridezillas wedding vendors all celebrate pride, love and equality. Although there is no national civil union or relationships register scheme in Australia, most states and territories have legislated for civil unions or domestic partnership registries.
Other types of recognition for same-sex couples are also available. The overwhelming majority of same-sex marriages Anglican Church of Australia. Beginning inthe Belgian parliament offered limited rights to same-sex couples through registered partnerships.
Under the Australian Constitution , the Federal Government only has certain enumerated powers, which under Section 51 xxi merely relate to "marriage". We have never lacked for enemies, and they are not going away. In a country whose last president supported a constitutional amendment to ban it?
We must learn who our heroes and heroines, along with our enemies, were and are—to teach all the world the respect we deserve. Registered foreign marriages confer limited rights.