Same-sex marriages and civil unions are currently not recognized by the state, the illegal insurgent Communist Party of the Philippines performs same-sex marriages in territories under its control since Performed and recognized.
LGBT portal. Vietnam's Ministry of Justice began seeking advice on legalizing same-sex marriage from other governmental and non-governmental organizations in April and Mayand planned to further discuss the issue at the National Assembly in Spring The president promulgated the law on 3 May and it took effect on 5 August.
Main article: Sexual orientation and the Brazilian military. 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.
A formal agreement between the two parties and the Inter-American Commission of Human Rights was signed in April Same-sex marriage is not explicitly prohibited under Indian law and at least one couple has had their marriage recognised by the courts.
In Novemberthe Supreme Court of Nepal issued final judgment on matters related to LGBT rights, which included permitting same-sex couples to marry. On a subnational level, the Mexican state of Same sex marriage rights in military in Antiochand the Dutch constituent country of Aruba allow same-sex couples to access civil unions or partnerships, but restrict marriage to couples of the opposite sex.
On 31 Januarythe Italian Supreme Court of Cassation ruled that same-sex marriages performed abroad can be fully recognized by court order, when at least one of the two spouses is a citizen of a European Union country where same-sex marriage is legal.
In Maythree religious groups Quakers, Liberal Judaism and Unitarians sent a letter to David Cameron, asking that they be allowed to solemnise same-sex weddings. Virgin Islands U. In AprilMedha Patkar of the Aam Aadmi Party same sex marriage rights in military in Antioch that her party supports the legalisation of same-sex marriage.
In the United States Wartime cross-dressing list bibliography. However, the matter should have been considered in a context not of marriage, but of registering familial partnership.
The bill passed the second and final vote by —90 on 12 December ,  and was signed by the President on 20 February On 25 May , a South Korean district court ruled against the couple and argued that without clear legislation a same-sex union can not be recognized as a marriage.
This article or section possibly contains synthesis of material which does not verifiably mention or relate to the main topic. On 7 June , the Folketing Danish Parliament approved new laws regarding same-sex civil and religious marriage. Main article: Recognition of same-sex unions in Venezuela.
In September , the Coalition Government announced its intention to introduce same-sex civil marriage in England and Wales by the May general election.