Although same-sex couples are not legally recognized currently by any form, performing a symbolic same-sex marriage is not prohibited under Indian law either. South Africa. Has no military. Constitutional ban since ; court decision pending . Emilio Menendez and his American partner of 30 years, Carlos Baturin German, became the first gay couple to tie the knot in Spain, at a ceremony in Tres Cantos, outside Madrid, on 11 July However, the extension did not allow for same-sex adoption, either jointly or of stepchildren. On 12 Junethe Governor of Chihuahua announced that his administration would no longer oppose same-sex marriages in the state.
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An attempt to ban same-sex marriages and any other legal recognition of same-sex couples in the U. Retrieved 24 April Nepal has enacted some protections against discrimination based on sexual orientation, and in a government-appointed panel recommended that lawmakers legalize same-sex marriage.
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