Bever, Lindsey July 7, Retrieved 1 October Polling that that been conducted in developed democracies in the first decade of the 21st century shows a majority of people in support of same-sex marriage. Archived from the original on May 11, Besides Ecuador and Costa Rica, lawsuits regarding same-sex marriage have been filed in El Salvador halting a proposed constitutional amendment banning same-sex marriage Honduras,  Panama,  Paraguay to recognize marriages performed abroad and Peru,  all of which are under the jurisdiction of the IACHR. Retrieved 5 December Gallup Colombia in Spanish.
Bush and his wife former First Lady Barbara Bush have served as witnesses to a same-sex wedding, but neither has publicly stated whether this means they support same-sex marriage in general;  George W.
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July 28, - A federal appeals court strikes down Virginia's ban on same-sex marriage. Archived from the original on 9 January Archived from the original PDF on 12 May On 25 Maya South Korean district court ruled against the couple and argued that without clear legislation a same-sex union can not be recognized as a marriage. In addition, some legal jurisdictions recognize a legal and official change of gender, which would allow a transgender male or female to be legally married in accordance with an adopted gender identity. In the United States, transgender and intersex marriages typically run into similar complications. September 6, - The California Legislature passes a bill to legalize same-sex marriage.
The American Anthropological Association stated on 26 February Churches encouraged to address 'gay marriage ' ". Same-sex marriage petitions denied". Retrieved June 2, Retrieved May 23, Other type of partnership.