Minimal recognition. Third, they often show no regard whatsoever for the harms that the discrimination they legitimize might inflict on those who are turned away from a range of important services and for the nondiscrimination principle itself.
And the problem with that is it dilutes the currency -- the value of marriage -- such that I think you're going to have more family breakdown and problems resulting from that. The way forward would be to encourage a dialogue on same-sex marriage. This is what arguers of same sex marriage speak the most about.
The Philippine Star. June 5, The bill was introduced by Hon. Spain, which introduced Catholicism to the Philippines when it colonized the country during the 15th century, is the third country to legalize same-sex marriage. CNN Philippines.
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Tanya P. Registered foreign marriages confer limited rights. In July , it filed a brief adopting the stance that Title VII does not cover discrimination based on sexual orientation, and in October , it issued a memorandum concluding that it also does not cover discrimination based on gender identity.
Research from the Center for American Progress indicates that LGBT people who face discrimination are more likely to fear or expect discrimination in the future. Prime Minister Xavier Bettel married Gauthier Destenay, with whom he had been in a civil partnership since The strongest argument against same-sex marriage: traditional marriage is in the public interest Opponents of same-sex marriage argued that it's in the public interest for states to encourage heterosexual relationships through traditional marriage policies.