Retrieved 17 July Archived from the original on 1 August On 5 Junethe European Court of Justice ECJ ruled, in a case originating from Romania, that same-sex couples have the same residency rights as different-sex couples, when a national of an EU country gets married while resident in an EU country where same-sex marriage is legal, and the spouse is from a non-EU country. Retrieved 3 July In Mexico, some jurisdictions allow same-sex couples to wed, while others do not.
Not only is marriage associated with positive health outcomes for all individuals, regardless of sexual orientation; in addition, same-sex marriage has not been demonstrated to adversely affect the institution of heterosexual marriage.
Public Health Implications of Same-Sex Marriage
So far, more than two dozen countries have enacted national laws allowing gays and lesbians to marry, mostly in Europe and the Americas. The Indiana background and resolve read as follows: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Marital status and health: However, the text aimed to introduce as well in the Constitution for the first time ever the definition of marriage, which would be the sole "union between a man and a woman". Same-sex marriage in Australia. On 12 Aprilthe upper house of the French Parliament voted to legalise same-sex marriage. This has caused the plaintiffs emotional distress, they said in their claim.
InNigerian President Olusegun Obasanjo introduced legislation that prohibits same-sex marriages and criminalizes anyone who "performs, witnesses, aids or abets" such ceremonies. 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. Children of lesbian and gay parents. The civil partnership resembles marriage, with gay couples granted the same pension, inheritance and tax rights and obligations. While fewer people got married last year in Switzerland, the number of same-sex couples forming registered partnerships has risen. So far, more than two dozen countries have enacted national laws allowing gays and lesbians to marry, mostly in Europe and the Americas. However, the psychology involved for married individuals may be even more significant.