In latea Bulgarian same-sex couple, who married in the United Kingdomfiled a lawsuit in order to have their marriage recognised. She says it still feels weird to introduce herself by her new name, but it was the right decision. For other uses, see Marriage equality disambiguation. The decree took effect on 11 November Often functions through omission and language. Same-sex marriage is also due to become legally performed and recognized in Costa Rica [f]. A consistent trend of increasing support for same-sex marriage has been revealed across the world, often driven in large part by a significant generational gap in support.
Court order requires implementation of marriage.
A second lawsuit against the same-sex marriage ban was filed on 11 November The Northern Ireland Executive has stated that it does not intend to introduce legislation allowing for same-sex marriage in Northern Ireland. On 24 Maythe Constitutional Court ruled that same-sex couples have the right to marry, and gave the Taiwanese Government two years to amend the law to that effect. In Decemberthe Prime Minister, David Cameronannounced that, whilst he favoured allowing same-sex marriage within a religious context, provision would be made guaranteeing no religious institution would be required to perform such ceremonies.
Limited legal recognition partnership certificates, residency rights for foreign spouses, etc.