By Shasta Darlington. Agreements with the host country safeguard these organizations' impartiality. A law enabling same-sex couples to marry in these municipalities passed and came into effect on 10 October Michelle Bacheletthe President of Chile, who was elected to a second term in Marchpromised to work for the implementation of same-sex marriage and had a majority in both houses of Congress. Marriage-like relationship expansion: This gave same-sex couples in Belgium the right to marry -- which granted them the tax rights that heterosexual couples already enjoyed -- and also officially recognized the status of same-sex couples who married in other countries.
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.
Thus, same-sex couples have been allowed to marry since 1 January In Maythree religious groups Quakers, Liberal Judaism and Unitarians sent a letter to David Cameron, asking that they be allowed to solemnise same-sex weddings. By Timothy Williams and Elizabeth Dias.
The vote to apply gender-neutral language to Iceland's definition of marriage passed unanimously in Parliament in June