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April 2017

Common-law marriages of same-sex couples must be recognized, Pennsylvania court rules News item summary US (PA) 17 APR
• Opinion: In Re: Estate of Carter, S., Appeal of: Hunter, M. 1126 WDA 2016 PDF 178.13kb 17 APR 17
Falklands passes same sex marriage bill; invites non residents to share the legislation News item summary FK 14 APR
Social Security update for same-sex couples News item summary US (FED) 10 APR

May 2017

June 2017

January 2017

StarNorway's Lutheran Church embraces same-sex marriage News item summary NO 31 JAN
StarGay couple win right to be married in Estonia News item summary EE 30 JAN
StarIn Alaska, Divorce Courts Must Now Consider Pet Wellbeing News item summary US (AK) 27 JAN
• Act: Animals: Protection/Release/Custody Act HB0147Z PDF 53.73kb 11 MAY 16
StarAdultery is not grounds for divorce in gay & lesbian relationships, according to UK law News item summary UK (E&W) 20 JAN
• Gov.uk: Get a Divorce HTML 14 DEC 16
StarPolish gay couple wins right to marry in Portugal thanks to their haters News item summary PT 15 JAN
StarMexico Finally Recognises Same Sex Marriage News item summary MX 13 JAN
StarCourt orders Peru to recognize its first same-sex marriage News item summary PE 10 JAN
• Sentencia (in Spanish): Resolution Number 13 22863-2012-0-1801-JR-CL-08 PDF 238.02kb 21 DEC 16
StarSeparate lives but gay ‘hubby’ looking good for share of the assets News item summary AU (TAS) 10 JAN
• Judgment: Martens v. Bocca [2016] FamCA 1044 HTML 07 DEC 16
StarHigh Court Hints That It Won't Legalize Gay Marriage in Israel News item summary IL 10 JAN
StarSame-sex marriage 'could be in Guernsey by summer' News item summary UK (GG) 02 JAN
• Orders in Council: Order approving Same-Sex Marriage (Guernsey) Law, 2016 PDF 1.40MB (at page 3) 14 DEC 16

February 2017

StarIncome rules for foreign spouses upheld News item summary UK (E&W) 22 FEB
• Judgment: R (on the application of MM (Lebanon)) (Appellant) v Secretary of State for the Home Department (Respondent) et al [2017] UKSC 10 PDF 353.46kb 22 FEB 17
StarFinnish parliament confirms same-sex marriage law News item summary FI 17 FEB
StarThe sky didn't fall: same-sex couple celebrate new ACT marriage amendment News item summary AU (ACT) 16 FEB
StarNew procedure for joint divorces and separations News item summary CA (QC) 11 FEB

March 2017

StarLGBT community in Denmark rejoices: homosexual marriages in church are not against constitution News item summary DK 23 MAR
• Judgment (in Danish): John Hejlesen, Inger Kristensen, edvind Kristensen, Mogens Skibsted, Gert Grube and Arne Heilsen v. Minister of Ecclesiastical Affairs and Child and Social Affairs No. 159/2016 PDF 40.45kb 23 MAR 17
StarVictory! Federal Court Orders Florida to Issue Accurate Death Certificates to Surviving Same-Sex Spouses in Lambda Legal Class Action News item summary US (FL) 23 MAR
• Order: Hal B Birchfield and Paul G Mocko v. John H Armstrong and Kenneth Jones No. 4:15-cv-00615 PDF 272.69kb 23 MAR 17
StarOsage Nation voters approve same-sex marriage News item summary US (OK) 21 MAR
StarTransgender refuses to grant divorce, claims he is a woman News item summary IL 20 MAR
StarTaiwan lesbian ordered to pay back groom News item summary TW 15 MAR

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