By this time, it was still outlawed in only 13 states, and more than 20 other countries had already legalized gay marriage, starting with the Netherlands in December, On 22 Novembera gay married man filed to the High Court a judicial review application, arguing that a decision by the Housing Authority was unconstitutional under the Hong Kong Bill of Rights and the Basic Law, after he and his husband married in Canada were rejected by the HKSAR government for an application for public housing under the category of "ordinary family" in September. Retrieved 18 March That would include the most profound thinkers in many different traditions: In rallying against the introduction of equal marriage, religious campaigners have frequently stressed that their objections are not driven by homophobia, and have deployed numerous arguments to demonstrate this. It was signed by the President of Ireland on 19 July Interview with gay marriage movement founder Evan Wolfson.
Gay Rights The gay rights movement in the United States has seen huge progress in the last century, and especially the last two decades.
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On 4 SeptemberChihuahua therefore became the third state in Mexico to allow same-sex couples to marry.