Retrieved 13 June Churches encouraged to address 'gay marriage ' ". The amendment, called the marriage equality amendment, would insert neutral terms into the Civil Code replacing ones that imply heterosexual marriage, effectively legalizing same-sex marriage. In Quebec, prior to the legalization of same-sex marriage, only unmarried people could apply for legal change of gender. In OctoberSenator Armando Benedetti introduced a bill legalizing same-sex marriage. San Francisco Bay TimesJanuary 29". The bill passed the second and final vote by —90 on 12 December and was signed by the President on 20 February
A same-sex marriage bill is pending in Parliament after the Green Liberal Party of Switzerland introduced a constitutional initiative to legalize same-sex marriage in Decemberin opposition to a Christian Democrat initiative banning same-sex marriage.
This is the state of LGBTI rights around the world in 2018
Legal No laws against same-sex sexual activity have ever existed in the country . The only opposition in parliament came from the Christian Democratic Party, which at the time was not part of the governing coalition. The new law in England and Wales, which was a priority for British Prime Minister and Conservative Party leader David Cameron, allowed gay and lesbian couples to marry beginning March 29, Archived from the original on 14 June Empire of Brazil Parliamentary committee narrowly rejects equal marriage bill".
Michael Barbaro May 19, However, given the nature of the ruling, judges and courts throughout Mexico must approve any application for a same-sex marriage. Legal since As part of Jordan  Gaza: Publications Nov 20, Retrieved April 5, As of 1 Januarysame-sex marriage is legally performed and recognized nationwide or in some parts in the following countries: