It often indicates a user profile. Gay rights organizations swiftly denounced Moore's January 6,order. In MayMaine state Sen. Quintana Roo. Baja California Sur. Inthe High Court rejected a legal bid by a British lesbian couple who had married in Canada to have their union recognised as a marriage in the UK rather than a civil partnership.
May 26, - The California Supreme Court upholds the passage of Proposition 8, banning same-sex marriage.
June 26, - The Supreme Court rejects parts of the Defense of Marriage Act DOMA in a decision, dismissing an appeal over same-sex marriage on jurisdictional grounds and ruling same-sex spouses legally married in a state may receive federal benefits. Caroline Bettinger-Lopez. In late India lifted a colonial-era ban on gay sex.
Cuba's churches reject gay marriage before vote on new constitution.