April 7, January 11, The United States Census Bureau has collected data on unmarried same-sex households since District Court for the District of Colorado ruling in Burns v.
Archived from the original on May 16, Based in part on research that has been conducted on the adverse effects of stigmatization of gays and lesbians, numerous prominent social science organizations have issued position statements supporting same-sex marriage and opposing discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation; these organizations include the American Psychoanalytic Association and the American Psychological Association.
May 23, Los Angeles Times. South Carolina.
The Portuguese President promulgated the law on 8 April and the law was effective on 5 Junemaking Portugal the eighth country to legalize nationwide same-sex marriage; however, adoption was still denied for same-sex couples. Elsewhere on the BBC.
Puerto Rico. Legal recognition of same-sex marriages in South Africa came about as a result of the Constitutional Court 's decision in the case of Minister of Home Affairs v Fourie. Previously, she said, "Marriage equality, I believe we have to make it happen. Inon the first anniversary of her marriage, author Sarah Orne Jewett penned a romantic poem to her partner.
Archived from the original on August 18, Rights and responsibilities of marriages in the United States. District Court ruling in Bourke v. Civil Rights Movement.