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The Methodist Church has finally voted in favor of same-sex marriages. This is a huge step forward for the LGBTQ+ community and an important victory for marriage equality.
The marriage equality movement in the United States has been gaining momentum for years and support for same-sex marriage has grown steadily.
A new poll shows that support is higher than it’s ever been before. It also reveals that even those who are against marriage equality have grown more accepting towards the idea over time, which is good news!
Since 2006, only civil unions have been open to same-sex couples in the Czech Republic. Thus, a bill was recently introduced in the House to legalize marriage equality in the country.
Well, the language banning marriage equality in Missouri won’t be removed after all.
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.