MPs legislate for gay marriage in NI. Retrieved 22 October Cuba, where homosexuality was once punished by internment in forced-labor campshas changed markedly in recent years. InLebanese courts set a potential precedent for decriminalization.
MSM activity made illegal. Retrieved 29 April The Government chose to retain this requirement in the Act as effectively it would have legalised a small category of same-sex marriages.
In Central America, support is much lower: 33 percent of Costa Ricans, 28 percent of Nicaraguans, and 27 percent of Ecuadorians support same-sex marriage. Archived from the original on 17 December InCanada became the first country in the Western Hemisphere to legalize same-sex marriage.
Public apology to Alan Turing. Guernsey Isle of Man Jersey. Joint and stepchild adoption for LGBT persons and same-sex couples.
This followed reports of some religious schools deliberately avoiding the issue, most notably an Orthodox Jewish school in north London which in had removed all references to the homosexual victims of Nazi persecution throughout their textbooks. Same-sex relations are illegal in much of the region and are punishable by death in Iran, Saudi Arabia, and Yemen.
On 1 Maythe Sexual Offences Act entered into force, which swept away all of the previous sex-specific legislation, including the Act, and introduced instead neutral offences.
This followed reports of some religious schools deliberately avoiding the issue, most notably an Orthodox Jewish school in north London which in had removed all references to the homosexual victims of Nazi persecution throughout their textbooks.
Pending at legislative level. The legislation also does not restore any of the marriages of transgender people that were forcibly annulled as a precondition for them securing a GRC and states that a GRC will not be issued unless the spouse of the transgender person has consented.
Civil partnerships for same-sex couples [note 1]. Maxwell Fyfe , by then ennobled as Lord Kilmuir and serving as Lord Chancellor , speaking for the Government, doubted that there would be much public support for implementing the recommendations and stated that further research was required.
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