The first same-sex couple to marry, just hours after the Court of Appeal decision, were Michael Leshner and Michael Starklong-time advocates for marriage equality for same-sex couples who had been litigants and intervenors in various court cases addressing the issue, including the Court of Appeal decision.
Landmark Decision: Re A Alberta can be added to the list of provinces that permits same sex couples to adopt jointly. Introduction Same sex parenting is becoming more common, yet parenting by gay and lesbian couples is not recognised under Australian law; same sex couples may not marry and currently there is no provision for joint adoption applications from same sex couples.
On November 15,the Liberal Government introduced legislation to repeal section of the Criminal Code. Yukon News. It is with shame and sorrow and deep regret for the things we have done that I stand here today and say: We were wrong. Years List Category.
Date The General Synod of the Anglican Church of Canada passed an initial motion in July to perform same-sex marriages in their churches. Wikimedia Commons has media related to Same-sex marriage in Canada.
Zato, gospodine, katekizam u ruke! June 15, Some Asian countries still criminalise same-sex activities, do not have anti- discrimination laws, which are an obstacle from legislating for LGBT adoption. Queer inclusions, continental divisions: public recognition of sexual diversity in Canada and the United States.
The bill was introduced by Cheri DiNovo , a member of the Ontario New Democratic Party , and passed the Legislative Assembly with the support of all three major political parties. Gallardo, ONSC ]". The first ruling required the Federal Government to draft legislation recognizing same-sex marriage, but later rulings brought the new definition into effect immediately in the jurisdictions concerned.
Main article: Members of the 39th Canadian Parliament and same-sex marriage. A June poll, conducted by Ekos, asked respondents if the debate on same-sex marriage should be reopened. Quebec and ordering that it take effect immediately.