Tag Archive | Bulgaria

EU: Bulgaria should issue ID papers to child with two mothers

EU: Bulgaria should issue ID papers to child with two mothers

(Reuters) – Bulgaria should issue identity papers for a child with two mothers in a same-sex marriage, the top EU court’s advocate general said in an opinion on Thursday, though the bloc cannot force the country to legally recognise their marriage, or parenting. The opinion by the European Court of Justice’s advocate general relates to a […]

Lesbian mother takes citizenship fight to EU court

Lesbian mother takes citizenship fight to EU court

A baby, left without a nationality, after she was born in Spain to a same-sex couple from Bulgaria and Gibraltar, is at the centre of a test case, at the European Union’s top court. Lawyers say Bulgaria has put one-year-old ‘Baby S’ at risk of prolonged statelessness, after refusing to provide a birth certificate and […]