Archived from the original on February 9, Same-sex unions not legally recognized. Two same-sex couples brought suit in April to request an order requiring the Government of New Brunswick to issue same-sex marriage licences. Main article: Civil union.
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Retrieved June 17, He said: "I was shocked that this was one of the dominant online conversations. Map It. Some same-sex married couples have challenged religious organizations that exclude them from access to public facilities maintained by those organizations, such as schools, health care centers, social service agencies, summer camps, homeless shelters, nursing homes, orphanages, retreat houses, community centers, and athletic programs.
Anthropologists have struggled to determine a definition of marriage that absorbs commonalities of the social construct across cultures around the world. After the enactment of the Civil Marriage ActCIC adopted an interim immigration policy which did not recognize same-sex marriages which took place outside Canada.
Massachusetts Department of Public Healthleft the legislature no options, requiring it to pass a law granting full marriage rights to same-sex couples.
After the enactment of the Civil Marriage Act , CIC adopted an interim immigration policy which did not recognize same-sex marriages which took place outside Canada. The Department of Citizenship and Immigration Canada CIC acknowledges same-sex marriages contracted in Canada between immigration applicants and Canadian citizens or permanent residents.
See also: LGBT rights opposition. Michelle Bachelet , the President of Chile, who was elected to a second term in March , promised to work for the implementation of same-sex marriage and had a majority in both houses of Congress.