Effect of same-sex marriage laws on health care use and expenditures in sexual minority men: a quasi-natural experiment. Although preexisting illness provides a plausible explanation for the excess mortality in the first years of same-sex marriage, additional follow-up of the cohort is required to provide estimates of long-term mortality, and studies of underlying cause—specific mortality are clearly warranted to identify the causes of death that prevail among gay and lesbian persons.
Note: This is an update to a post originally published April 27, In lateat the time of writing this article, the ABS was undertaking a national postal survey to gauge public support for legalising same-sex marriage on behalf of the Australian Commonwealth Government.
Cohort changes in the socio-demographic determinants of gender egalitarianism. Disparities in social health by sexual orientation and the etiologic role of self-reported discrimination. Male Female 2.
Another major argument against same-sex marriage is that it offends God and violates the natural moral order. Coronavirus News U. Massachusetts became the first state to legalize same-sex marriage. Although the evidence on child outcomes is sketchy, it does suggest that children raised by lesbians or homosexual men are more likely to experience gender and sexual disorders.
Opposing the inevitable marriage equality is a waste of time, money and energy.
Eagly, A. And in May , Taiwan became the first country in Asia to allow gays and lesbians to legally wed. Nystedt P.