Romania Insider. The amendment was approved with 38 votes for, 10 votes against and 19 senators abstaining. Not recognized in Caribbean overseas territoriesthough marriage-equivalent ordered for the Cayman Islands. Neither performed nor recognized in Niue, Tokelau or the Cook Islands.
Romania does not allow same-sex marriage or civil unionsthough it does recognise the right of residence of same-sex married couples if one partner is an EU citizen. Limited domestic recognition cohabitation.
The vote came about after the Coalition for Family submitted a petition with 3 million signatures proposing for the constitution to be amended. Neither performed nor recognized in Niue, Tokelau or the Cook Islands. Archived from the original on 28 September Many Romanians still think of the gay community as "sick" and although a number of associations support the rights of "sexual minorities" important Romanian institutions remain critical.
Gay-rights groups and more liberal-minded Romanians hailed the country's rejection of the referendum. Archived from the original PDF on 2 November Back to top. Archived from the original on 30 September The significance, value and judgments of these tenets do not speak to homosexuals or other nonbelievers.
Marriage recognized in Tel Aviv. More on:. Recognition of foreign marriage for parental rights Same sex couples can live together, but no legal obligation for them Offer "partnership certificates", which provide some tools such as hospital visitation rights but do not offer any legal recognition Limited to spouses of foreign diplomatic officials.
Two former presidents spoke at day two of the DNC.