A bill legalizing same-sex marriages passed on 1 Septembermaking Coahuila the first state and second jurisdiction after Mexico City to reform its Civil Code to allow for legal same-sex marriages. In Mexico, some jurisdictions allow same-sex couples to wed, while others do not. Same-sex relations between men are banned in parts of Indonesia, Malaysia, Myanmarand Singaporeand in Brunei they are punishable by death. Archived from the original on May 30, Windsorleading to federal recognition of same-sex marriage, with federal benefits for married couples connected to either the state of residence or the state in which the marriage was solemnized.
The amendment, called the marriage equality amendment, would insert neutral terms into the Civil Code replacing ones that imply heterosexual marriage, effectively legalizing same-sex marriage.
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