No recognition of same-sex couples. The Chronicle of Higher Education. Official notices, requiring compliance with the ruling, were sent out to various governmental departments that same day. Transgender people allowed to change legal gender. Vanderbilt University in Spanish. Similar rulings had legalized same-sex marriage in eight provinces and one territory when the Civil Marriage Act defined marriage throughout Canada as "the lawful union of two persons to the exclusion of all others. On 11 Februarythe Congress of Coahuila approved adoptions by same-sex couples.
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Here's a list of countries where same-sex marriages are legal and illegal
Archived from the original on 22 May Same-sex marriage in the Republic of Ireland. The All India Hijra Kalyan Sabha fought for over a decade to get voting rights, which they finally got in Hijras were legally granted voting rights as a third sex in Retrieved 28 November
The Human Rights Campaignthe largest LGBT rights organization in the United States, states that "many same-sex couples want the right to legally marry because they are in love—many, in fact, have spent the last 10, 20 or 50 years with that person—and they want to honor their relationship in the greatest way our society has to offer, by making a public commitment to stand together in good times and bad, through all the joys and challenges family life brings. A law dating to 19th century criminalises sexual acts "against the order of nature". In the United Statescontinual polling by Gallup over the course of more than two decades has shown that support for same-sex marriage has grown rapidly, while opposition has simultaneously collapsed. On 28 NovemberN. The Supreme Court has ruled that the Indian Constitution bans discrimination based on sexual orientation.