A study by the Columbia Mailman School of Public Health found that gay men in Massachusetts visited health clinics significantly less often following the legalization of same-sex marriage in that state. On 20 Novemberthe Greens introduced a bill in the Austrian Parliament that would legalise same-sex marriage. Evans, Justices ruled against a Colorado law which denied gay people the right to be protected against discriminations. Abstract This article analyzes the evolution of gay and lesbian rights and same-sex marriage in American public opinion. The Christian Science Monitor. Skip to main content.
On 28 Januarythe National Congress approved a bill recognizing civil unions for same-sex and opposite-sex couples offering some of the rights of marriage.
That is, their views have less to do with the greater acceptance of same-sex marriage or extra-marital affairs or other moral issues—as expressed in Table 1—and more to do with matters of basic civility and respect for each other. Prejudiceviolence. Since NovemberFrance has had a civil union scheme known as a civil solidarity pact that is open to both opposite-sex and same-sex couples. Rights groups have reported increased threats and violence against the LGBT community in Indonesia sinceincluding discriminatory comments by several public officials.
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