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Last year, I told you about the situation in Japan, which is slowly evolving in favor of LGBTQ rights. Well, a historic victory has taken place there.
The U.S. presidential election will have kept us on tenterhooks for a week, but beyond the final result, we were also waiting to see if Nevada voters would agree to recognize marriage equality in the state’s constitution.
It so happens that the prohibition of marriage equality remains in the Nevada constitution. An initiative will therefore seek a statewide vote to repeal it.
It’s time to get rid of it once and for all, don’t you think?
In Switzerland, LGBTQ couples would like to enjoy the same benefits as straight couples, benefits to which they don’t lay claim to as equal marriage isn’t legal and same-sex partnerships, which were legalized in January 2007, don’t provide complete equality of rights.
So the separation will take place. The United Methodist Church will separate into two distinct movements: one in favor of marriage equality and the LGBTQ+ clergy; and the other, more traditionalist, that will continue to oppose them.