A recent bill in Switzerland has given all LGBTQ people the right to legally marry. This is an incredible victory for us queer folk! That being said, there are still many hurdles that we have in the country and in the rest of Europe.
The battle for equal marriage in Switzerland is over, as equal marriage and adoption were approved by the citizens with a majority vote.
The idea of marriage equality has been the subject of much debate in Switzerland. Recently, there was a poll that shows broad support for same-sex marriages ahead an upcoming referendum on this issue!
The Swiss government has just legalized marriage equality. But it's not over yet. Opponents of the law gathered enough signatures to force a referendum on the issue, which could overturn the law.
That's a pretty good step in the right direction, but there are still many challenges for LGBTQ people living in Switzerland. Otherwise, check out what's happening with LGBTQ rights in France over here if you're interested.