I use a edition of Family Tree Maker and I can assign any of the following relationships to individuals in my tree: friends, married, partners, private, single or unknown. Conservative : During the run-up to the general electionthe then Shadow Chancellor of the ExchequerGeorge Osbornesaid that a Conservative government would be happy to "consider the case" for ending the ban on same-sex marriage,   although he was criticised for not making any specific promises.
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It is always fascinating to uncover facts about our ancestors and it helps us to put their lives into context. Previously, same-sex marriages were recognised as civil partnerships. Attorney-General" PDF. Minimal recognition. Retrieved 15 October Archived from the original PDF on 5 March
Archived from the original on 19 April Harvey Milk was an American politician who campaigned for gay rights in San Francisco's famous Castro district. Retrieved 29 March Retrieved 12 March Under the subsequent Civil Partnership Actit was instead converted into a civil partnership.
Washington state, Maine, and Maryland legalize same-sex marriage by popular vote. The overwhelming majority of same-sex marriages are celebrated through civil ceremonies. Limited to residency rights for foreign spouses of EU citizens.
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