There is ample evidence to show that children raised by same-gender parents fare as well as those raised by heterosexual parents. In Septembertwo civil court judges married two same-sex couples. The court gave Parliament one year to rectify the inequality.
The couple vowed to bring the case to the Supreme Court of South Korea. Joint adoption allowed 1. Since Augustsame-sex marriages performed within Mexico are recognized by the 31 states without exception. Legislative Committees.
Retrieved June 10, If such a law were not passed by then, same-sex couples would be granted these rights automatically. Hodges that states cannot ban same-sex marriage. Main article: Recognition of same-sex unions in Estonia.
Additionally, various cities and counties in Cambodia and Japan offer same-sex couples varying levels of benefits, which include hospital visitation rights and others. December 18, Many studies have shown that children of same-sex couples fare just as well as the children of opposite-sex couples; some studies have shown benefits to being raised by same-sex couples.
The recognition of same-sex marriage is considered to be a human right and a civil right as well as a political, social, and religious issue. The law took effect on July 1, , and Minnesota has recognized the validity of same-sex marriage from other jurisdictions since then. Main article: Same-sex marriage in Nigeria.