Discrimination made illegal. Guernsey Legal Resources. Archived from the original on 26 September Retrieved 24 November Archived from the original on 30 March However, in October members of parliament opposed to the bill proposed a referendum on the issue and killed a motion to have the second vote in the plenary;   the motion on the possible referendum was then considered,  but the Constitutional Court declared it unconstitutional.
The largest Christian denominations have been wholly opposed to the legislation to recognise and perform same-sex marriages. Previously, an LGBT individual was able to adopt children, but same-sex couples could not adopt jointly. The New York Times. We're halfway there.
So far, 30 countries and territories have enacted national laws allowing gays and lesbians to marry, mostly in Europe and the Americas.
Turing law implemented. Hyde and Woodmansee a case of polygamyLord Penzance 's judgment began "Marriage as understood in Christendom is the voluntary union for life of one man and one woman, to the exclusion of all others. Wilkinson v Kitzinger. Prague Monitor.
Subscribe to the UQ News weekly newsletter Subscribe. On four of those occasions, only a minority of assembly members voted in favour of same-sex marriage, though the most recent vote on the issue in November saw a majority of MLAs vote in favour of same-sex marriage.
The Lutheran-affiliated Church of Sweden, to which roughly three-quarters of all Swedes belong, has offered blessings for same-sex partnerships since January University of Cambridge. The Independent. BBC News.
Death penalty introduced for MSM activity. The same-sex marriage law became effective from 19 August , and since then married same-sex couples were able to adopt children jointly.