Homosexuality is usually treated with indifference, unless it adversely affects the family. If passed, it would legalise same sex marriage in Australia. France Info in French. An attempt to ban same-sex marriages and any other legal recognition of same-sex couples in the U.
It was one of 15 national priorities of education for the — school year. Supreme Court, nationwide. Despite this, acceptance of homosexuality and same-sex relationships tends to be lower than in metropolitan France, as residents are in general more religious, and religion plays a bigger role in public life.
DOMA defines marriage as a union between a man and a woman, and its purpose was to enable states to deny recognition of same-sex marriages performed in other states. Main articles: Civil solidarity pact and Same-sex marriage in France.
Retrieved 4 June As of August [update] , the Marriage Definition of Marriage Amendment Bill, a member's bill sponsored by openly lesbian Labour MP Louisa Wall that would legalise same sex marriage is before Parliament, and having past its first reading 80 votes to 40, is currenly before Select Committee.