It initially only allowed for civil unions, but he amended the text. Real Life. There are differing positions regarding the manner in which same-sex marriage has been introduced into democratic jurisdictions. Same-sex marriage in Taiwan. The ban on same-sex marriage will remain in effect through the state's appeals process. The motivation behind our mesmerized watching. On 21 Decemberthe Legislative Assembly of Mexico City formerly the Federal District of Mexico City legalized same-sex marriages and adoption by same-sex couples.
The Marriage Law of the People's Republic of China explicitly defines marriage as the union between one man and one woman. Existing registered partnerships between same-sex couples remained in force with an option to convert them into marriages. Ina judge dismissed two cases on same-sex marriage in Northern Ireland. The ruling says that the parallel label "civil unions," which the state already allows, is illegally preventing same-sex couples from getting federal benefits.
Prior to the legalization of same-sex marriage, the Civil Partnership and Certain Rights and Obligations of Cohabitants Act allowed same sex couples to enter civil partnerships.