Retrieved June 17, France Simon and Schuster, Two years later, the United Nations appointed its first-ever independent expert on sexual orientation and gender identity. Catholic opponents also argue that inclusion of same-sex unions within the definition of marriage would also evidence rejection of the idea that, in general, it is best that children be raised by their biological mother and father, and that it is the community's interest in ensuring the well-being of children is the sole basis for the government's licensee and involvement in marriage.
Foreword by Herbert Simons.
And what changed the country was a social movement. A Pew Research Center poll found that support for legal recognition of same-sex marriage is 16 percent in Belarus and just 9 percent in Ukraine. Even if we feel that the belief is a strong part of our identity.
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