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Slovenia currently recognizes same-sex civil unions, giving same-sex partners access to one another's pensions and property. There is continued debate in the Brazilian legislative and judicial branches about the legal status of same-sex couples (ʁiu ˈgɾɐ̃de do ˈsuɫ lit "Large River of the South" is the southernmost State of Brazil, and the State with the fourth highest Human Development Country to "Dominion of Canada" or "Canadian Federation" or anything else please read the Talk Page Civil unions in Quebec: Pursuant to a range of activism and to the M Coahuila, formally Coahuila de Zaragoza is one of Mexico 's 31 component states. Mexico City (in Spanish: Ciudad de México, México DF, México or simply Méjico) is the Capital city of Mexico A civil union is a legally recognized union similar to Marriage. A California domestic partnership is a legal relationship available to same-sex couples and to certain opposite-sex couples in which at least one party is at least 62 years Washington DC, has recognized domestic partnerships since June 11, 1992, when the Health Benefits Expansion Act DC Law 9-114 was passed allowing In April 2004 the Maine Legislature passed a bill to establish Domestic Partnerships. Civil unions in New Hampshire are permitted under state law between unrelated same-sex individuals and are intended to provide the same "'rights responsibilities and obligations' In April and May 2007 following a previous attempt in 2005 the Oregon state legislature passed legislation to make virtually all of the rights afforded to married couples available The State Registered Domestic Partners Registry (SRDP was created on April 10, 2007, by the Washington Legislature. There is continued debate in the Brazilian legislative and judicial branches about the legal status of same-sex couples Croatia has allowed unregistered Cohabitation for same-sex couples since 2003 Israel has granted unregistered Cohabitation for Same-sex couples since 1994, in the form of Common-law marriage, a status Civil unions in Portugal were introduced for opposite-sex couples in 1 July 1999 and extended to same-sex couples by the act of 15 March Queensland is a state of Australia, occupying the north-eastern corner of the mainland continent There is continued debate in the Brazilian legislative and judicial branches about the legal status of same-sex couples Gay Civil unions are not legal in Costa Rica; however the issue is being considered by the Legislative Assembly. Croatia has allowed unregistered Cohabitation for same-sex couples since 2003 Cuban law does not currently recognize same-sex relationships and the Cuban Constitution reserves marriage only for men and women Age of consent Homosexuality has been legal in the Faroe Islands since 1933 when it was decriminalized in Denmark Currently the British Crown dependency of Jersey has no legislation recognising same-sex civil partnerships The pressure group Progress In December 2005, Latvia became the third member state of European Union (after Poland and Lithuania) to constitutionally define marriage as In December 2001 the FLay (a local organisation and a local political party (Freie Liste worked on a draft for a same-sex partnership law Same-sex marriages are not legal in Lithuania, with the Civil Code defining Marriage as a voluntary agreement between a man and a woman Romania does not recognise same-sex unions either in the form of same-sex marriage or civil unions Slovakia, unlike its liberal counterpart Czech Republic, is more conservative on issues dealing with Homosexuality. In 2003 the Executive branch of the Republic of China government ( Executive Yuan) proposed legislation granting marriages to same-sex couples under the Same-sex marriage, also referred to as gay marriage, is a Marriage between two persons of the same sex Same-sex marriage in the US state of Iowa was allowed for a short time from August 30 to August 31, 2007, Although Illinois does not currently have a civil union law the 2005 Illinois Policy Survey (conducted by Northern Illinois University) revealed that 31% of residents supported Same-sex marriages are not performed in the state of New Mexico, which also does not provide Civil unions or Domestic partnerships New Mexico Same-sex marriage cannot legally be performed in New York. While one intermediate appellate court in New York has held that the state must recognize foreign same-sex Same-sex marriages cannot currently be performed under the laws of the state of Rhode Island. Registered partnerships for Gay and Lesbian couples were introduced in Iceland in 1996. New Zealand does not allow same-sex marriage proper but allows Civil unions that provide virtually all the rights and responsibilities of Marriage but there Same-sex marriage is not legal in Sweden due to a 1987 law that defines marriage between one man and one woman but Civil unions are offered permitting the benefits Same-sex marriage, also referred to as gay marriage, is a Marriage between two persons of the same sex Washington DC, has recognized domestic partnerships since June 11, 1992, when the Health Benefits Expansion Act DC Law 9-114 was passed allowing In April 2004 the Maine Legislature passed a bill to establish Domestic Partnerships. LGBT rights in New Hampshire refers to the Civil rights specifically relating to Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender individuals In April and May 2007 following a previous attempt in 2005 the Oregon state legislature passed legislation to make virtually all of the rights afforded to married couples available Same-sex marriage is not recognized in Washington state The Washington Supreme Court would have made Washington the second U Same-sex marriage (also referred to as gay marriage) is a term for a legally or Socially recognized Marriage between two people of the same A civil union is a legally recognized union similar to Marriage. Registered partnership is one of several terms synonymous with a Civil union or Civil partnership similar to Marriage, typically created in order to provide A domestic partnership is a legal or Personal relationship between two individuals who live together and share a common domestic life but are neither joined by a traditional A timeline of significant events regarding same-sex marriage and legal recognition of same-sex couples worldwide in modern history followed by a timeline of notable same-sex marriages and unions Slovenia, officially the Republic of Slovenia (Republika Slovenija) is a Country in southern Central Europe bordering Italy to the west A civil union is a legally recognized union similar to Marriage. This has been the case since the adoption of a law in July 2005. 2005: January - February - March - April - May - June - July - August - September - October The law became effective on July 23, 2006.
A registered partnership law was adopted on 22 June 2005. Registered partnership is one of several terms synonymous with a Civil union or Civil partnership similar to Marriage, typically created in order to provide Events 217 BC - Battle of Raphia: Ptolemy IV of Egypt defeats Antiochus III the Great of the Seleucid kingdom. Year 2005 ( MMV) was a Common year starting on Saturday (link displays full calendar of the Gregorian calendar. The law covers only property relations, the right/obligation to support a socially weaker partner, and inheritance rights to a degree. "Heir" and "Heiress" redirect here For the men and women fragrances endorsed by Paris Hilton see Heiress (fragrance. It does not grant any rights in the area of social security (social and health insurance, pension rights) and it does not confer the status of a next-of-kin to the partners. Social security primarily refers to a Social insurance program providing social protection or protection against socially recognized conditions including poverty old A pension is a steady income given to a person upon Retirement, typically in the form of a guaranteed annuity. Next of kin is the term used to describe a person's closest living blood relative or Relatives. The adoption of this law sparked a political debate in the National Assembly, with Slovenian National Party deputies opposing recognition of same-sex partners. The National Assembly ( Državni zbor) is the Lower house of the parliament of the Republic of Slovenia. The opposition Social Democrats and Liberals, arguing that the law proposed was too weak, refused to take part in the voting, leaving the chamber. The Social Democrats (SD - Socialni demokrati is a Centre-left Political party in Slovenia, currently led by Borut Pahor. Liberal Democracy of Slovenia or LDS (Liberalna demokracija Slovenije is a liberal political party in Slovenia. The vote succeeded with 44 votes for and 3 against.
A more comprehensive Registered Partnership Bill passed the first reading in Parliament in July 2004 but was rejected by Parliament during the second reading in March 2005. The bill would have provided for all rights inherent to marriage apart from joint adoption rights. Adoption is the act of legally placing a child with a Parent or parents other than those to whom they were born
On 31 March 2005, the government proposed a new partnership bill, described above, providing access to pensions and property. Events 307 - After divorcing his wife Minervina, Constantine marries Fausta, the daughter of the retired Roman Emperor Year 2005 ( MMV) was a Common year starting on Saturday (link displays full calendar of the Gregorian calendar. It was passed in July 2005, and became effective on July 23, 2006.