Since Januarygay couples in Norway legally have been able to marry, adopt children and undergo artificial insemination. In addition to allowing same-sex couples to wed, the measure gives churches and other religious groups the option of deciding whether or not they want to conduct such marriages. In addition to allowing same-sex couples to marry and adopt, the legislation sets the legal age of marriage at 18 and eliminates the existing requirement that couples who want to marry must first submit to a medical exam. India's top court scrapped a colonial-era ban on gay sex on Thursday September 06 in a landmark judgement that activists hope will uphold the right to equality. This page uses content from Wikipedia. Banned 1-year deferral.
Its parliament had passed the measure legalizing gay marriage earlier in
Gallup In JunePortugal became the eighth country to legalize same-sex marriage. A measure legalizing same-sex marriage passed the Icelandic legislature in June Romania's referendum on stopping EU's gay marriage momentum Gay marriage is already illegal in Romania but campaigners are trying to make sure the law cannot be unpicked.
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