A district in Tokyo began recognizing same-sex unions in ; ILGA found a year later that only 33 percent of Japanese supported same-sex marriage. Boies David, and Theodore B. The results of more than a century of anthropological research on households, kinship relationships, and families, across cultures and through time, provide no support whatsoever for the view that either civilization or viable social orders depend upon marriage as an exclusively heterosexual institution. British Judge Sir Nicolas Bratzathen head of the European Court of Human Rights, delivered a speech in that signaled the court was ready to declare same-sex marriage a "human right", as soon as enough countries fell into line. A Pew Research Center poll found that support for legal recognition of same-sex marriage is 16 percent in Belarus and just 9 percent in Ukraine. A bill legalizing same-sex marriages passed on 1 Septembermaking Coahuila the first state and second jurisdiction after Mexico City to reform its Civil Code to allow for legal same-sex marriages. The law was published on 2 July
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Another crucial year was Cloning animals. On 17 Octobera married same-sex couple filed an action of unconstitutionality seeking to recognise same-sex marriages performed abroad. Additionally, various cities and counties in Cambodia and Japan offer same-sex couples varying levels of benefits, which include hospital visitation rights and others.
On 26 Julythe Constitutional Court of Colombia ordered the Congress to pass the legislation giving same-sex couples similar rights to marriage by 20 June