The reforms ensured that same-sex couples were for the first time under Australian law recognised as a couple akin to opposite-sex partners. Democratic Audit of Australia. A world survey of sexual orientation laws: The bill would include legal protections for celebrants who wish not to perform same-sex marriages. Retrieved 27 December
Retrieved 10 August The tribunal ordered that she be issued a passport listing her as female, in accordance with her other official documents, thereby recognising the existence of a marriage between two persons who are legally recognised as female. Cassandra Bedwell. Hong Kong's struggle By Tasha Wibawa and Sean Mantesso Take a look at how Hong Kong's nearyear history has shaped the territory while prompting the largest protests in its history.
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