Skip to main content. Judgment C of declared the military rule prohibiting "homosexual acts" to be unconstitutional. Article 42 of the Constitution states "the family is the basic nucleus of society. El Espectador in Spanish. Archived from the original on 31 May
Inthe Constitutional Court ruled that a transgender woman prisoner was allowed to choose her own hairstyle and makeup. Lavers is the international news editor of the Washington Blade. On 12 Julythe Constitutional Court rejected a challenge to the ruling filed by a conservative group opposed to same-sex marriage.
This is especially true of youth attending public schools in the last several decades. Legalizing same-sex marriage would allow these heterosexual supporters of gay rights to get married with a clear conscience.
Download as PDF Printable version. Common-law marriage Israel 6. In addition, the law leaves it up to other religious groups to determine whether or not to allow same-sex weddings in its churches. Eleven years after same-sex marriage was first made legal in Massachusetts, the U.
About 58 percent of Uruguayans are Christian; in the Latin America-Caribbean region as a whole, 90 percent of the population is Christian. Help Community portal Recent changes Upload file.
Since then, the ICBF cannot ask the sexual orientation of a person when they wish to adopt individually. Archived from the original on 19 July In Colombia, civil marriages are performed by notaries and judges.