From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. On 11 Junea law was passed to make same-sex marriage legal in Iceland. While same-sex marriage remains illegal in Cubaa draft of a proposed new constitution suggests amending the text to classify marriage in Cuba as "a consensual union between two people. On 28 Novemberthe first two same-sex marriages occurred in Quintana Roo after it was discovered that Quintana Roo's Civil Code did not explicitly prohibit same-sex marriage,  but these marriages were later annulled by the Governor of Quintana Roo in April The current trends and consensus of political authorities and religions throughout the world are summarized in this article. According to Aristotlealthough most "belligerent nations" were strongly influenced by their women, the Celts were unusual because their men openly preferred male lovers Politics II b. As of 1 Januarysame-sex marriage is legally performed and recognized nationwide or in some parts in the following countries:
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Transgender people can change their legal gender and name before a notary without the need of surgeries or judicial order since   . September Learn how and when to remove this template message. On 12 Marchthe European Parliament passed a non-binding resolution encouraging EU institutions and member states to "[reflect] on the recognition of same-sex marriage or same-sex civil union as a political, social and human and civil rights issue. Recognition of same-sex unions in Japan. Legal gender change allowed, but sex reassignment surgery required .
Constitution limits marriage to opposite-sex couples. Life imprisonment Not enforced. Recognition of same-sex unions in Switzerland. Retrieved 16 January Inthe parliament also granted same-sex partners the right to adopt children. Retrieved 22 December In Aprillegislator Carlos Bruce received a petition signed by 10, people in favor of allowing civil unions for same-sex couples.