Archived from the original on 1 March Ingay rights activist Pamela Troya filed a lawsuit to strike down Ecuador's same-sex marriage ban and legalise same-sex marriage in the country. American Anthropological Association On 15 Julythe Argentine Senate approved a bill extending marriage rights to same-sex couples. Polls consistently show continually rising support for the recognition of same-sex marriage in all developed democracies and in some developing democracies.
Before the 20th century, she asserted, sex between women was largely unimaginable, even to those who lived and slept together.
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Related stories by this author. Some time into their affair, Hendrickje began to dress as a man. Jaque Roberts, left, and her partner of 31 years, Carmelita Cabello, arrive at the Travis County building in Austin, Texas, for a marriage license on June September 07, Kentucky clerk in court over marriage license refusal. Registered partnerships have been legal in Finland since Similar rulings had legalized same-sex marriage in eight provinces and one territory when the Civil Marriage Act defined marriage throughout Canada as "the lawful union of two persons to the exclusion of all others.