While few societies have recognized same-sex unions as marriages, the historical and anthropological record reveals a large range of attitudes towards same-sex unions ranging from praise, through full acceptance and integration, sympathetic toleration, indifference, prohibition and discrimination, to persecution and physical annihilation.
Some pro-equality policy victories are associated with an increase in social movement organizations Kanethemselves associated with greater rates of reporting McVeigh et al Armenia has historically had few protections or recognition in law of same-sex couples.
In latea Bulgarian same-sex couple, who married in the United Kingdomfiled a lawsuit in order to have their marriage recognised.
Notes Performed statewide in 18 states and Mexico Cityin certain municipalities in three other states, and recognized by all states in such cases. Outline of U. Not gay men". One of the couples that brought suit in Nova Scotia acted so that their Ontario marriage would be recognized.
January 14, Quebec's Commission des droits de la personne et des droits de la jeunesseestablished inwould then investigate and enforce the law against anyone who had committed discrimination, or harassment, "based on one of the prohibited grounds and on one of the protected areas",  or against anyone who had endangered a child.
Same-sex sexual activity has been lawful in Canada since June 27,when the Criminal Law Amendment Act also known as Bill C came into force upon royal assent.
Fox News. For example, the Canadian Psychological Association stated in that "parents' financial, psychological and physical well-being is enhanced by marriage and that children benefit from being raised by two parents within a legally-recognized union. May 31,
Author and journalist Jonathan Rauch has argued that marriage is good for all men, whether homosexual or heterosexual, because engaging in its social roles reduces men's aggression and promiscuity. If not, in what particular or particulars and to what extent?
Controversially, over 30 members of the House did not attend the vote, the majority of whom were Liberals who had voted against legalizing same-sex marriage in