Just 31 percent of people in China, 30 percent in Malaysia, and 14 percent in Indonesia say same-sex marriage should be legal, according to ILGA. Recognition of same-sex unions in India. Costa Rica's Supreme Electoral Court the institution in charge of civil registrationincluding the issuance of marriage certificates announced that it will obey the ruling of the IACHR and will adapt the necessary by-laws once the Executive Branch notifies the ruling. Indicates that same-sex marriage is legal in certain parts of the country. On 12 Aprilthe upper house of the French Parliament voted to legalise same-sex marriage. Who is tightening policy? Portugal created de facto unions similar to common-law marriage for cohabiting opposite-sex partners inand extended these unions to same-sex couples in
For example, in the United States, where same-sex couples can marry, federal law does not prohibit employment discrimination based on sexual orientation or gender identity, and employees can legally be fired on the basis of their sexual orientation in more than half of states.
Vice President Isabel Saint Malospeaking on behalf of the Government, announced that the country would fully abide by the ruling. Monetary Policy. On 11 FebruaryParliament approved a bill legalizing same-sex marriage.
The first two decades of the 21st century saw same-sex marriage receive support from prominent figures in the civil rights movementincluding Coretta Scott KingJohn LewisJulian Bondand Mildred Loving.