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History of the Same-Sex Marriage Debate
Same-sex marriage is still banned in many British Overseas Territories. Any in many there is no legal recognition of same-sex partnerships at all. There have been many other vital steps and many more we need to take , but to have the state recognise your relationship as equal to any other, has enabled us to live more confidently and freely in our communities, at work and in every part of our lives. At the time of their engagement, the Cayman Islands banned any form of legal union between same-sex couples. With support from friends, including local LGBT advocacy group Colours Cayman, they decided to fight for themselves and for every other same-sex couple denied equality in Cayman. The decision was an important victory for LGBT equality, but it was short-lived. Last month the Cayman Island Government won their appeal to overturn the legalisation of same-sex marriage. This is a step forward but, as well as not automatically leading to the introduction of civil unions, it is clearly not marriage equality. LGBT campaigners have experienced a similar battle in Bermuda. Courts initially legalised marriage in June , before the Government overturned the judgment on appeal.
My Same-Sex Attraction Has an Answer
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The justices will take up an appeal by Catholic Social Services, an arm of the Archdiocese of Philadelphia that accused the city of violating the U. A ruling against Philadelphia could make it easier for people to cite religious beliefs when seeking exemptions from widely applicable laws. Smith, that limited the ability of people to seek such exemptions. Congress subsequently enacted the Religious Freedom Restoration Act, which allows people to bring religious claims against the federal government but not the states.