Trouble viewing translation? Select your default language using Google Translate near top of page. Please be patient with machine translation as it is an evolving technology. Gender, in particular, is problematic in machine translations. Wisconsin’s domestic partnership registry is constitutional, a state appeals court ruled in a decision released Friday that marks a major victory [...]
The number of civil partnerships has dipped by a third since it was introduced last year. New figures from the Central Statistics Office show only 120 gay couples tied the knot in the second quarter of 2012, down from 184 in the same period of 2011. However, the fact civil partnership only became legally possible in [...]
Un ufficio contro le discriminazioni. E, da subito, un registro per dichiararsi coppia e cominciare a riscuotere pari diritti per lo meno dove si può: cioè a livello locale, quando ci si candida per servizi dispensati dal Comune o si ambisca ad entrare in graduatorie, come quella per la casa popolare. Le associazioni gay, lesbiche, bisessuali e transessuali baresi, segnano un punto: la giunta comunale, su proposta del sindaco Emiliano, ieri ha istituito il tavolo tecnico «lgbtqi» (sigle in cui si riconoscono le persone di diverso orientamento sessuale). Si tratta di un organismo permanente che indicherà la strada per iniziative istituzionali volte a superare le discriminazioni. I due aspetti più avanzati sono, appunto, lo sportello e il registro.
The PRD deputy, Bayardo Ojeda Marrufo considers that Yucatan is ready for a law that allows civil unions between people of the same sex. The Deputy informed that it is necessary to work on a reform to the Civil Code that allows legal unions between homosexual couples, pointing out that the Law of Coexistence proposed [...]
New figures released today says that 862 civil partnerships have taken place in Ireland since April 2011 when they became legal. Of that, 582 were male couples and 334 were female couples. The figures released by the Gay and Lesbian Equality Network say most were aged between 41 and 50. However, 14 people were aged [...]
Here is a breakdown of legislation on gay marriages around the world, 10 years after the Netherlands led the way in authorising marriages between the same sex. – NETHERLANDS: on April 1, 2001 became the first country in the world to legalise same-sex marriage. Includes the right to adoption. – BELGIUM: Homosexual couples in Belgium [...]
El segundo congreso nacional del Colectivo Trans, Lésbico, Gay y Bisexual realizado en Cochabamba del 15 al 17 de septiembre determinó como principales demandas, el derecho a contraer matrimonio entre personas del mismo sexo y el derecho a la identidad de género y se plantean como objetivos la promoción de la Ley de Matrimonio Civil Igualitario y la Ley de Identidad de Género.
Milan’s civil union registry debuted Tuesday, permitting homosexual couples a measure of formal recognition in the eyes of local law. At 8:45am, the designated hall in the city’s central registry office was packed with well-wishers for the first couple – a politically symbolic one – to sign their names in the registry. Gay activist and [...]
Malta Gay Rights Movement chairperson Gaby Calleja described the proposed Cohabitation Bill as “a bit of mish-mash between cohabitation and civil partnership offering minimal rights”, while noting that anything less than civil union is not acceptable. The MGRM met Justice, Public Consultation and Family Minister Chris Said earlier this year and presented its position paper [...]
Seit dem 1. September 2011 haben Lesben und Schwule im Fürstentum Liechtenstein die Möglichkeit, ihre PartnerInnenschaft in einer Eingetragenen Partnerschaft registrieren zu lassen, welche den Paaren eheänliche Rechte (und Pflichten) ermöglicht. Der Einführung ging eine heftige Kontroverse von GleichstellungsgegnerInnen mit BefürworterInnen voran, welche in einer Volksabstimmung endete, die mit großer Mehrheit für die Einführung ausging. Nun zieht das zuständige Zivilstandsamt eine erste postive Bilanz und verkündete, dass 6 gleichgeschlechtliche Paare eine Eingetragene Partnerschaft eingegangen sind.
A Buddhist cleric’s decision to wed two women in Taiwan is the latest sign that obstacles to same-sex unions are quietly coming down in Asia, with religion posing less of a hindrance than in the West. Fish Huang and her partner You Ya-ting, both 30, received their blessings from Shih Chao-hui, a female Buddhist master, [...]