September 27, - A New Jersey state judge rules that same-sex couples must be permitted to marry in New Jersey starting October Fromgay and lesbian couples in Austria could form civil partnerships, but a court decision ruled that civil partnerships were discriminatory. The establishment of same-sex marriage is associated with a significant reduction in the rate of attempted suicide among children, with the effect being concentrated among children of a minority sexual orientation. A similar provision including sterilization also existed in Sweden, but was phased out in Show Thumbnails. Thousands of Irish emigrants had traveled home to participate in the popular vote. Though the law does not require churches to officiate, the Lutheran Church of Sweden voted in October to allow its clergy to conduct same-sex marriages.
After its approval, the conservative People's Party challenged the law in the Constitutional Court.
The bill will allow full legal marriage rights for same-sex couples and also offers limited adoption rights. While same-sex marriage has made the most gains in Western democracies, antidiscrimination laws are gaining traction worldwide. Neutral; Don't know; No answer; Other; Refused. On Dec.
October 17, - Judge John Sedwick rules that Arizona's ban on same-sex marriage is unconstitutional and refuses to stay his ruling.