Fourteen 14 percent of these end in divorce, compared to 23 percent of female marriages. To go uncounted is to be unseen in the eyes of policymakers, which is why we must develop a credible and confidential understanding of these vulnerable populations we currently know too little too little about. Bangladesh, India, Nepal, and Pakistan allow people to register as a third gender in official documents. Home U. In the second year since the ruling, the growth has continued, but at a diminished rate. Office of the Revisor of Statutes. A global snapshot of same-sex marriage.
Same-sex couples attempting to divorce in Texas while it did not recognize the validity of same-sex marriages met with different results.
Divorce of same-sex couples
Inseventy-two countries, including some that retain sodomy laws, had protections against employment discrimination [PDF] based on gender identity or sexual orientation. Since then, several other European countries — including Spain, France, all of Scandinavia and, most recently, Ireland — have begun to sanction gay marriage. To complete the subscription process, please click the link in the email we just sent you. Polling by Afrobarometer in found that 78 percent of Africans across thirty-three countries were intolerant of homosexuality. Americans are about evenly divided on both the need for new civil rights laws to protect LGBT people and on restroom policies for transgender individuals. The site displays county-level estimates of same-sex couples calculated by Williams Institute demographers using ACS data.