LGBT individuals may adopt, but not same-sex couples  . Although same-sex relationships were quite common in ancient GreeceRome and pagan Celtic societies, after Christianity became the official religion of the Roman Empiresevere laws against homosexual behaviour appeared. It received Royal Assent 1 November Retrieved from " https: Retrieved 17 November
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LGBT rights in the European Union
Yes Since . Benelux countriesFrance and the United Kingdom[nb 4] whereas Germany, Ireland and the Nordic countries have terminated their pre-marriage civil union legislation so that existing unions remain but new ones are not possible. A civil partnership bill is currently before the Chamber of Deputies. Retrieved 5 December It also protects them from being harassed by a colleague due to their sexual orientation.