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From this perspective, the devaluation of same-sex intimacy is immoral because it constitutes arbitrary and irrational discriminationthereby damaging the community. Retrieved November 19, Local certification without legal force. Archived from the original on January 30, The establishment of same-sex marriage is associated with a significant reduction in the rate of attempted suicide among children, with the effect being concentrated among children of a minority sexual orientation.
There was no statutory age of consent for lesbian sex until the Sexual Offences Amendment Act which equalised the age of consent for homosexual and heterosexual men and women to 16 in England, Wales and Scotland. Relevant discussion may be found on the talk page.
Conscientious and nurturing adults, whether they are men or women, heterosexual or homosexual, can be excellent parents. Other type of partnership. In March, the Assembly passed the final bill in a 51—28 vote.
Advertise on Politics. Colorado Civil Rights Commission. USA Today. The Washington Post. United Kingdom. Scientific studies show that the financial, psychological, and physical well-being of gay people are enhanced by marriage, and that the children of same-sex parents benefit from being raised by married same-sex couples within a marital union that is recognized by law and supported by societal institutions.
District Courts and Courts of Appeals have found state bans on same-sex marriage unconstitutional, as have several state courts. Same-sex marriage became legal in Finland starting in Department of Public Health. As Molly Ball puts it:.
Board of Education in , Gallup asked Americans if they approved or disapproved of the Supreme Court ruling that racial segregation in all public schools is illegal—meaning that all children, no matter what their race, must be allowed to go to the same schools.