If the drain was clogged or the toilet needed plumbing, Ramos was the first person people called. She also had difficulty breathing because of constant bronchitis and carried an inhaler. Later in life, Joseph Alexander, a Marine veteran and Congressional Gold Medal recipient, became a documentarian of sorts.
Alfonso is survived by his wife, Ashling; three children, Jason, Hayden and Adelyn; his parents, Jessie and Lydia; and his brother and sister. Reading was his favorite hobby, and Gemberling said every gift she gave him over the last four years was a book.
Belgium became the second country in the world to legally recognize same-sex marriages when a bill passed by the Belgian Federal Parliament took effect on 1 June The American Psychological Association stated in "Denial of access to marriage to same-sex couples may especially harm people who also experience discrimination based on age, race, ethnicity, disability, gender and gender identity, religion, socioeconomic status and so on.
The committee stage of the bill was completed on 27 May Main article: Same-sex marriage in Ecuador. Ina pair of economists at Emory University tied the passage of state bans on same-sex marriage in the United States to an increase in the rates of HIV infection.
The couple, an Australian woman and her French spouse, had married in France inbut were denied residency in Bulgaria a year later when they attempted to move there. The Book of Leviticus prohibited homosexual relations, and the Hebrews were warned not to "follow the acts of the land of Egypt or the acts of the land of Canaan" Lev.
Neither performed nor recognized in Niue, Tokelau or the Cook Islands. Main article: Same-sex marriage in Iceland.
Supporters in favor of same-sex marriage pose for a photograph as thousands gather in Dublin Castle square awaiting the referendum's outcome on May In Decemberthe Portuguese Parliament approved a bill to recognise adoptions rights for same-sex couples. In the United States, transgender and intersex marriages can be subject to legal complications.
Convention on the Constitution. Section 5 of the Civil Partnership and Certain Rights and Obligations of Cohabitants Act states the criteria used to govern which classes of relationships can be recognised. InIsrael's High Court of Justice ruled to recognize foreign same-sex marriages for the limited purpose of registration with the Administration of Border Crossings, Population and Immigration; however, this is merely for statistical purposes and grants no state-level rights.
Opposition was largely organized by Catholic groups that focused on a message of protecting the traditional family.
She died May 28 at age But he would also go above and beyond to help people, Simon remembered. Archived from the original PDF on 21 July On 7 April , the Court ruled that marriage doesn't exclusively apply to opposite-sex couples.