Jeanne Theoharis February 3, They teach that while the bible condemns homosexual acts, it does not condone hatred of homosexuals or homophobia. Pope John Paul IIthen head of the Roman Catholic church, criticized same-sex marriage  when it was introduced in the Netherlands in July 18, - The Supreme Court grants Utah's request for a delay in recognizing same-sex marriages performed in late and early The Court also decided that civil unions will be open for both same-sex and different-sex couples from that date onwards. Retrieved 28 September Institutional discrimination is characterized by societal-level conditions that limit the opportunities and access to resources by socially disadvantaged groups.
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Same-sex marriage in Canada
Members of Conservative Judaism  and Reform Judaism  support marriages for same-sex couples. Religious arguments for and against marriage rights for same-sex couples are not always evenly divided among theologically conservative religious groups and liberal groups. Archived from the original on 2 April A June poll, conducted by Ekos, asked respondents if the debate on same-sex marriage should be reopened. However, the definition of marriage is a federal law. Same-sex marriage and Judaism and Homosexuality and Judaism.
Same-sex marriage in Sweden has been legal since 1 Mayfollowing the adoption of a new gender-neutral law on marriage by the Swedish Parliament on 1 Aprilmaking Sweden the seventh country in the world to open marriage to same-sex couples nationwide. The Inter-American Court of Human Rights ruling regarding the legalisation of same-sex marriage in countries that have ratified the American Convention on Human Rights applies to Chile. The French Government introduced a bill to legalize same-sex marriage, Billin the National Assembly on 17 November American Anthropological Association Palermo Today in Italian.