Recognition of same-sex unions in Nepal. Same-sex sexual activity illegal but not enforced. The law took effect on 1 March Windsorit was only legal in 12 states and District of Columbia. Retrieved 5 April
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On 5 Junethe European Court of Justice ECJ ruled, in a case originating from Romania, that same-sex couples have the same residency rights as different-sex couples, when a national of an EU country gets married while resident in an EU country where same-sex marriage is legal, and the spouse is from a non-EU country. The state immediately appeals the ruling, but Bataillon denies a stay. Retrieved 10 November One study surveyed more than 1, lesbian, gay and bisexual adults across the nation and found that respondents from the 25 states that have outlawed same-sex marriage had the highest reports of " minority stress "—the chronic social stress that results from minority-group stigmatization—as well as general psychological distress. Archived from the original on April 26, Numerous polls and studies on the issue have been conducted, including those that were completed throughout the first decade of the 21st century.
This article or section possibly contains synthesis of material which does not verifiably mention or relate to the main topic. Retrieved 22 May Neutral; Don't know; No answer; Other; Refused. Retrieved 28 September The Human Rights Campaignthe largest LGBT rights organization in the United States, states that "many same-sex couples want the right to legally marry because they are in love—many, in fact, have spent the last 10, 20 or 50 years with that person—and they want to honor their relationship in the greatest way our society has to offer, by making a public commitment to stand together in good times and bad, through all the joys and challenges family life brings. Same-sex marriage in Iceland. In the referendum,