The law was published on 2 July One of the largest scale uses of social media to mobilize support for same-sex marriage preceded and coincided with the arrival at the U. Two other studies examined personal reports from LGBT adults and their families living in Memphis, Tennesseeimmediately after a successful ballot campaign banned same-sex marriage. Same-sex marriage in Mexico. Vintage ". Rather, anthropological research supports the conclusion that a vast array of family types, including families built upon same-sex partnerships, can contribute to stable and humane societies. The Parliament approved a bill to legalise same-sex marriage on 18 June
In Junethe UK Government completed the consultation to allow civil marriage for same-sex couples in England and Wales.
According to a General Accounting Office study, at least 1, U. Official notices, requiring compliance with the ruling, were sent out to various governmental departments that same day. 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. As a result, professional scientific associations have argued for same-sex marriage to be legally recognized as it will be beneficial to the children of same-sex parents or carers.
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