Scientific research has been generally consistent in showing that lesbian and gay parents are as fit and capable as heterosexual parents, and their children are as psychologically healthy and well-adjusted as children reared by heterosexual parents.
Third man is jailed for killing British mother, 47, in France celebrates first gay marriage amid tight security botched robbery while her year-old son See also: De facto union in Portugal. In Augustthe Supreme Court of Justice of Costa Rica ruled that the right of same-sex couples to marry is guaranteed by the American Convention on Human Rightsin line with a January ruling by the Inter-American Court of Human Rightsand that the Legislative Assembly of Costa Rica has a grace period of eighteen months to amend the marriage law to align with the Convention after which same-sex marriage will automatically become established by law in Costa Rica.
Here are the critical nutrients to look out for. Related Story: France celebrates its first gay wedding. The Parliament then voted to block the referendum with a clarification that it would be against the Slovenian Constitution to vote on matters concerning human rights. Same sex marriage took effect in Ecuador on 8 July France celebrates first gay marriage amid tight security the Constitutional Court ruling.
Since this was an Advisory Opinion, its content is not binding. By Tegan Taylor for Life Matters.
Archived from the original on 10 May First gay couple wed in France amid tight security after controversial new legislation sparked violent protests Show all 2. Some of the fans on the site agreed to meet up in Paris. By February11 same-sex marriages had occurred in New Caledoniarepresenting 1.
This changed in July , when the Ministry of Justice revealed that all marriages performed abroad are valid in Armenia, including marriages between people of the same sex. One gay mayor in a Paris arrondissement likened the legalisation of same-sex marriage to women winning the right to vote in France in Limited recognition of marriage performed in certain other jurisdictions residency rights for spouses.
The Portuguese President promulgated the law on 8 April and the law was effective on 5 June , making Portugal the eighth country to legalize nationwide same-sex marriage; however, adoption was still denied for same-sex couples. A same-sex marriage bill is pending in Parliament after the Green Liberal Party of Switzerland ,  introduced a constitutional initiative to legalize same-sex marriage in December , in opposition to a Christian Democrat initiative banning same-sex marriage.