Joint adoption allowed 1. Same-sex marriage is not explicitly prohibited under Indian law and at least one couple has had their marriage recognised by the courts. Additionally, various cities and counties in CambodiaJapan and Taiwan offer same-sex couples varying levels of benefits, which include hospital visitation rights and others. They felt free to differ with each other; this is evidence of the liveliness of the debate, made possible by the fact that Hinduism has no one hierarchy or leader. The Parliament approved a bill to legalise same-sex marriage on 18 June
In Septemberthe Coalition Government announced its intention to introduce same-sex civil marriage in England and Wales by the May general election.
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Same-sex unions not legally recognized. The plaintiffs appealed to the Constitutional Court. The American Psychological Association stated in A statute legalized adoption by same-sex spouses. Polls consistently show continually rising support for the recognition of same-sex marriage in all developed democracies and in some developing democracies.