same-sex partner

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same-sex partner

Social medicine A domestic partner of the same genotypic sex. See Homosexual.
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A religious exemption that would allow a clerk to summarily dismiss a same-sex couple to another counter, or to another building altogether, would impose substantial practical and dignitary harms on the affected individuals," the memo read.
The same-sex couple must be legally married under state law at the end of the year for which the amended return for the protective claim is filed.
That has produced a disconnect between state and federal law: while states have the authority to shape marriage law, a same-sex couple married in Vermont or New York is not recognized by the federal government.
The Court of Appeals] ought to avoid the confusion that would arise from a same-sex couple being considered legally married by one agency for one purpose but not married by another agency for a different purpose.
Martin and Lyon were the first same-sex couple to marry during the 2004 "Winter of Love" in that city, but this time their wedding will be legal.
The nonbiological parent in a same-sex couple may have no legal rights regarding the children and is not guaranteed custody if something should happen to the biological parent (Savin-Williams & Esterberg, 2000).
And even if a same-sex couple is so fortunate as to receive domestic partner health insurance through an employer, unlike a married couple they must pay state and federal taxes on it as income.
In his opinion, Paxton wrote that so long as other individuals authorized to perform same-sex ceremonies are willing to conduct them, judges and justices of the peace can refuse on religious grounds; they are not outright preventing a same-sex couple from participating in a ceremony.
adults, these survey estimates suggest nearly 2 million adults are part of a same-sex couple, of whom 780,000 are married.
Someone at the BBC told me for the foreseeable future neither Strictly Come Dancing or the US version Dancing with the Stars will have a same-sex couple on.
Edith Windsor and Thea Spyer were a same-sex couple from New York state who were married in Canada in 2007.