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Bermuda Marriage Equality same-sex couples

Bermuda’s top court has overturned legislation which repealed marriage equality in the country. The country became the first in the world to repeal marriage equality for same-sex couples in February, after their Supreme Court ruled in 2017 the reform must be allowed. Lawmakers countered by passing a law in December that mandated that same-sex couples …

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Ellen DeGeneres

Ellen DeGeneres has urged fans to boycott Bermuda after it became the first country in the world to repeal marriage equality. Last May, the island nation’s Supreme Court ruled that a registrar’s decision to deny a marriage license to a same-sex couple was discriminatory. But lawmakers responded by creating the Domestic Partnership Act, which allows …

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Bermuda Marriage Equality same-sex couples

Lawmakers on the island of Bermuda have voted to abolish the country’s recognition of same-sex marriages and replace the unions with “domestic partnerships”. The Domestic Partnership Act 2017 was introduced this week and passed both the country’s House of Assembly and Senate. It must be signed by the governor before it becomes law. Same-sex marriage …

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