Therefore, more and more gays and lesbians start to strive for their rights or even hold different protests to express their views. Share on Twitter. In recent decades, same-sex marriage has been being a hot debating topic among many countries.
For most of history, every place gay people went was presumptively heterosexuals only. Pro 13 Gay marriage legalization is correlated with lower divorce rates, while gay marriage bans are correlated with higher divorce rates.
Singling out and denying a group to marry based upon their sexual orientation is discrimination and subsequently, creates a second class of citizens. MLA 8th ed.
The Instigator. The benefits that are given by the government are equally distributed among the normal couples and the same sex couples. Camus, Miguel R. Esquire Philippines, 1 Jan. This is not only in existence for the normal couples but also for the same sex marriage couples.
Notify me of new comments via email. Legalizing this will not only be beneficial to the same-sex couples, but also to the kids raised under this type of union. Jesus Falcis, a year-old radio show anchor and attorney, sought to declare Articles 1 and 2 of the Family Code unconstitutional.
While there are a number of advantages to do marriage in the same sex, there are minimal numbers of disadvantages when compared to other nations doing the same sex marriage. The high religiosity of the Philippines is also a hindrance to the legalization of same-sex marriage. An example of these is hospital visits which will now be allowed for same-sex couples since they will be legally related to each other.
By Daniele Johnson. Rings indicate local or case-by-case application. On May 17, , the first legal gay marriage in the United States was performed in Cambridge, MA between Tanya McCloskey, a massage therapist, and Marcia Kadish, an employment manager at an engineering firm.