Plaintiffs Laurie Wood, left, and Kody Partridge, center, walk with attorney Peggy Tomsic on December 4,after a judge heard arguments challenging Utah's same-sex marriage ban. She also defied court orders by the governor and a federal district court order. A bill legalizing same-sex marriages passed on 1 Septembermaking Coahuila the first state and second jurisdiction after Mexico City to reform its Civil Code to allow for legal same-sex marriages. Archived from the original on 6 October In an interview on The O'Reilly Factor in Augustwhen Glenn Beck was asked if he "believe s that gay marriage is a threat to [this] country in any way", he stated, "No I don't. The Tenth Circuit affirmed the ruling in Bishop v.
It states that while Vietnam allows same-sex weddings, it will not offer legal recognition or protection to unions between people of the same sex.
Retrieved October 22, Same-sex sexual activity illegal. Connecticut Supreme Court ruling in Kerrigan v. Retrieved 16 February Civil rights campaigning in support of marriage without distinction as to sex or sexual orientation began in the s. It had not taken a position with respect to similar marriages in Arkansas  prior to the Obergefell decision legalizing and recognizing same-sex marriages in all fifty states. Same-sex couples get their marriage licenses at the Oakland County Courthouse in Pontiac, Michigan, on March 22,a day after a federal judge overturned Michigan's ban on same-sex marriage.
Retrieved 14 October Retrieved March 27, Archived from the original on 18 May Retrieved July 18, LGBT rights in Kenya. Author and journalist Jonathan Rauch has argued that marriage is good for all men, whether homosexual or heterosexual, because engaging in its social roles reduces men's aggression and promiscuity. It opens the possibility to introduce registered partnerships for different-sex couples as well as same-sex marriage for same-sex couples.