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Recognition of same-sex unions in Colorado Recognition of same-sex unions in Texas Recognition of same-sex unions in Florida. Washington Blade. Same-sex unions in the United States. The bill would have stopped same-sex couples from being legitimate joint tenants under Utah law.
On March 23,Olene Walker signed the bill into law and the law went into effect on the same day. Connect with the definitive source for global and local news.
Utah gay activist David Nelson lobbied successfully in for the adoption of a Salt Lake County Commission ordinance to prohibit discrimination including that based on sexual orientation, the first such laws in Utah,        and successfully campaigned in against the repeal of the "marital status" and "sexual orientation" protections.
Registered foreign marriages confer limited rights. She estimates that, very conservatively, there are at least 2 million spouses in these situations in the U. Deseret News.
Get all the day's most vital news with our Today's Headlines newsletter, sent every weekday morning. Retrieved January 16, A couple who were raised Mormon have lifted the lid on their 'monogamish' relationship - after turning to sex clubs and naturism when they grew tired of the traditional approach to marriage.
Utah county begins issuing marriage licenses to same-sex couples: official.