The following institutions have recognized same-sex relationships in some fashion, either as individual congregations or as a denomination-wide policy:. They also said that it was inadmissible and discriminatory for a separate legal provision to be established such as civil unions instead of same-sex marriage. Same-sex marriage became a source of debate in February when a lesbian couple was denied a marriage license. Same-sex marriage in Colombia. Recognition of same-sex unions in China. On 12 Junethe Governor of Chihuahua announced that his administration would no longer oppose same-sex marriages in the state. LGBT history.
If such a law were not passed by then, same-sex couples would be granted these rights automatically.
Civil union, civil partnershipdomestic partnershipregistered partnershipunregistered partnership, and unregistered cohabitation statuses offer varying legal benefits of marriage. CBC News. In Decembera South Korean appeals court upheld the district court ruling. The bill was approved by parliament, but rejected by voters in a referendum.
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