Archived from the original on 25 June The analysis was published in July Ingay rights activist Pamela Troya filed a lawsuit to strike down Ecuador's same-sex marriage ban and legalise same-sex marriage in the country. Gay marriage bill clears hurdle". Therefore, be it resolved that the Indiana State Medical Association 1 recognizes that exclusion from civil union or marriage contributes to health care disparities affecting same-sex households; 2 will work to reduce health care disparities among members of same-sex households, including minor children; and 3 will support measures providing same-sex households with the same rights and privileges to health care, health insurance, and survivor benefits, as afforded opposite-sex households. Opposition to same-sex marriage is based on claims such as the beliefs that homosexuality is unnatural and abnormal, that the recognition of same-sex unions will promote homosexuality in society, and that children are better off when raised by opposite-sex couples.
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Support Center Support Center. Let's Make a Change". Portugal created de facto unions similar to common-law marriage for cohabiting opposite-sex partners inand extended these unions to same-sex couples in Venezuela Moves Towards Marriage Equality". As of 1 Januarysame-sex marriage is legally performed and recognized nationwide or in some parts in the following countries: Israel does not recognize civil marriages performed under its own jurisdiction.
According to Goldsen, marriage, for many older LGBT people, can be something of a conundrum — even a non-starter. Retrieved 13 June No other form of civil union is recognized. On 26 MayGreenlandone of two other constituent countries in the Realm of Denmarkunanimously passed a law legalising same-sex marriage. Armenia Estonia Israel Mexico 1 Netherlands 2. But what are the mental health effects of including lesbians, gay men, and their children in the institution of civil marriage?