The motion was meant to give parity to same-sex couples in adoption and for tax purposes. She also emphasized the value of international cooperation. Spahn said he hopes to work together with Justice Minister Katarina Barley for a law to ban conversion therapy, that he hoped would be approved by the autumn of The Atlantic. Eingetragene Lebenspartnerschaft [a] had been available for same-sex couples.
In Octoberthe German Government announced the introduction of a draft law to pardon around 50, men for the prosecutions they endured due to their sexual orientation.
When Canada's ruling Conservative Party attempted to re-open the debate inParliament voted against the motion. Angela Merkel defends policy in Bundestag debate Chancellor Merkel countered a storm of accusations and scorn from the far right in her first parliamentary speech since announcing this would be her last term. Until homosexuality was punishable in Austria and until there were still minimum age limits for homosexual relationships in the Austrian penal code different from heterosexual relationships.
Despite strong opposition from conservative leaders and the Roman Catholic Church, the Spanish Parliament legalized same-sex marriage in a vote of to