Jenny, Eric, Martin In the Scottish Parliamentthe repeal process was more successful. The World Health Organization removed homosexuality from the list of mental disorders in
The now twenty-one countries where lesbians and gay men can legally marry include recent or longstanding democracies, republics and parliamentary monarchies, and unitary and federal states. Death penalty for buggery abolished. The bills received royal assent on 12 June and took effect on 15 June The decree took effect on 11 November
Canada Attorney Generalsame-sex marriage ceremonies performed in Ontario on 14 January were subsequently validated when the common lawmixed-sex definition of marriage was held to be unconstitutional. But they would easily have been able to find another priest. Scotland Northern Ireland.
The vote was defeated and the gay male age of consent was lowered to 18 instead. Note: Countries and territories in which same-sex marriage laws have been repealed are not included on the table. Isle of Man.
Newspaper clippings from demonstrating use of Section 28 to close LGBT student groups and cease distribution of material exploring gay issues "The Guardian 31 January ".