Main article: Recognition of same-sex unions in Armenia. Main articles: History of same-sex unionsTimeline of same-sex marriageand History of homosexuality. What is arguably the first historical mention of the performance of same-sex marriages occurred during the early Roman Empire according to controversial  historian John Boswell.
There are records of same-sex marriage dating back to the first century.
The Court also decided that civil unions will be open for both same-sex and different-sex couples from that date onwards. In Aprilthe Swedish parliament voted by an overwhelming majority to legalize same-sex marriage. However, on 9 JulyMPs at Westminster voted that the UK government would have to legislate for same-sex marriage if devolved government was not restored at Stormont by 21 October
In Marchthe Swiss Federal Council released a governmental report about marriage and new rights for families. CBS News correspondent Seth Doane reports that New York is a state with no residency requirement for marriage - meaning couples can come from anywhere to get married here.
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Ball said. The ruling of the Supreme Court in Obergefell occurred following decades of consistently rising national public support for same-sex marriage in the United States , with support continuing to rise thereafter. The law took effect in August More than 25 years of research have documented that there is no relationship between parents' sexual orientation and any measure of a child's emotional, psychosocial, and behavioral adjustment.
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