Same-sex marriage in the Netherlands has been legal since 1 April Archived from the original on 27 April Archived from the original on 6 March Non-binary option : A third gender identity option should be available and voluntary in identifying documents and records, providing transgender individuals the same rights as those who identify as male or female.
Archived from the original on 17 October The Senate approved the bill on 19 December by 49 to 26 votes. The writers urge improved data collection and research, a third gender-identity option for government documents, and security and wellness programs to prevent discrimination and bullying.
LGBT rights in the Netherlands. Retrieved 31 January Ina law was passed that made it illegal for all marriage officiants to refuse their services to same-sex couples. According to provisional figures from Statistics Netherlandsfor the first six months, same-sex marriages made up 3.
Other rights and freedoms extended to the LGBTQ community include joint adoption by same-sex couples in 28 countries and transgender military service in 18 countries. Since the start of the 21 st century, many governments, industries and social organizations have revised laws, policies and regulations to provide protections and civil liberties to these citizens.
In Decemberthe Dutch Parliament changed this and allowed automatic parenthood for lesbian couples. Archived from the original on 6 February Other countries consider following suit. In Statista.
After the Dutch Parliament legalized same-sex marriage, the Protestant Church in the Netherlands permitted individual congregations to decide whether or not to bless such relationships as a union of love and faith before God , and in practice many churches now conduct such ceremonies.
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Common-law marriage. However, subsequent rulings have established that same-sex marriages are not automatically entitled to the same privileges e.