Gay marriage will change the foundation of society. After a motion lodged by Costa Rica, the Inter-American Court of Human Rights issued a landmark advisory ruling in favour of same-sex marriage on 9 Januarywhich is expected to facilitate legalisation in several countries in the Americas. In Septemberthe Georgian Parliament approved a constitutional amendment establishing marriage as "a union between a woman and a man for the purpose of creating a family". With several countries revising their marriage laws to recognize same-sex couples in the 21st century, all major English dictionaries have revised their definition of the word marriage to either drop gender specifications or supplement them with secondary definitions to include gender-neutral language or explicit recognition of same-sex unions. Retrieved October 7, It purports to relieve a state of its reciprocal obligation to honor the laws of other states as required by the Constitution's full faith and credit clause.
We need more people to use their voice to alienate and hurt a group that has directly affected each and every person in this world.
Archived from the original on Retrieved July 8, On 12 Junethe Governor of Chihuahua announced that his administration would no longer oppose same-sex marriages in the state. Same-sex marriage in Ecuador.
In Nigeria, homosexual activity between men, but not between women, is illegal.