Tag Archive | civil partnership
On 7 March 2018, the Mandate, Ethics and Submissions Committee of the Saeima (parliament) of Latvia, rejected a petition for introduction of partnership legislation, which would recognise all unmarried couples, including same-sex couples. This is the second time the Saeima rejected such an initiative.
On Wednesday February 7th, the Human Rights Campaign (HRC) issued the following statement on Bermuda’s Governor, John Rankin, signing legislation into law repealing marriage equality. Under the guise of passing domestic partnership benefits, the new law strips same-sex Bermudan couples of the right to marry. “Governor Rankin and the Bermuda Parliament have shamefully made Bermuda the first […]
The Dáil debated the recommendations of the Constitutional Convention on Same-Sex Marriage yesterday evening (17th) after 6 pm, with Justice Minister Alan Shatter making a point of clarifying the main issues involved. The debate showed that there was huge support across all parties for the Convention’s recommendations on marriage equality.
In the second of a two-part report for EILE Magazine, Jenny Butler chats to Stephen Vaughan, a psychologist and relationships counsellor, about the emotional and psychological side of dissolving a civil partnership. Have a listen to the report here. To listen to the first part in this report, which dealt with the legal implications of […]
In Thailand, a bill has been drafted by a parliamentary commitee, that, if passed, will allow gay men and women to enter into a civil partnership if they are at least 20 years old. Naras Savestanan, director of the Justice Ministry’s Department of Rights and Liberties Protection stated: