February 14, - The Illinois Senate votes to legalize same-sex marriage. We're going to have rights stripped away. The New Jersey Supreme Court denied the state's request to prevent same-sex marriages temporarily, clearing the way for same-sex couples to marry. Under political pressure to find a solution, the ruling Liberal National Coalition government announced the non-compulsory survey in August, saying if the result was "yes" they would allow a free vote in Parliament. Members of the public, including Christine Forster and partner Virginia Edwards, react from the gallery in Parliament House after legislators passed the same-sex marriage bill on Thursday. Hannah Collins identifies as a queer Bermudian and said she was disappointed in but not surprised by the government's decision to appeal the court ruling.
The next day, Liberal MP Andrew Wallace, who is a devout Catholic, shared with his colleagues how his gay daughter helped change his position on same-sex marriage.
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Jack Markell holds up legislation on May 7,allowing same-sex couples to wed in the state. Same-Sex Marriage Fast Facts. The ruling says that the parallel label "civil unions," which the state already allows, is illegally preventing same-sex couples from getting federal benefits. Grindr president defends same-sex marriage comments amid backlash. Chinese court dismisses same-sex marriage lawsuit. Supreme Court on June 26,
Mark Pocan, a gay congressman from Wisconsin, said in a tweet. A tired dad and his hungry infant led to a radical new baby bottle. Ellen Page condemns Pence for his stance on gay marriage. Same-sex debate leads to marriage proposal The law was challenged, but voters approved marriage equality in a November referendum. The Taiwanese government needs to step up and take all necessary measures to deliver equality and dignity for all, regardless of who people love.