same-sex partner

same-sex partner

Social medicine A domestic partner of the same genotypic sex. See Homosexual.
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The same-sex partners can agree in writing (registered with the civil registrar) that certain properties shall be considered as separate properties and exclusively owned by the same-sex partner to which it is attributed in the agreement.
Mizuho's new products include housing loans that can be taken jointly by same-sex partners, as well as principal guaranteed trust products, wherein assets can be transferred to a same-sex partner.
2% of LGBT Americans are now married to a same-sex partner, up from 7.
It also does not apply in heterosexual break-ups if the affair was with a same-sex partner.
Our joke back in the '90s was 'Oh, gay marriage will be legal in Texas before UT will give us same-sex partner benefits.
As long as a same-sex partner is not deemed a "spouse," same-sex couples do not have access to many of the same estate planning opportunities married opposite-sex couples are given.
The ruling followed a court battle started in September 2009, when Republican Arizona Governor Jan Brewer signed a law repealing same-sex partner benefits that were granted by the state in 2008.
Family members entitled to make decisions might cede the right to make decisions to the same-sex partner under these circumstances, but then again, they are not required to do so.
MANY LARGE AND SUCCESSFUL companies nowadays offer same-sex partner health benefits and other policies friendly to lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) employees.
One involved a 24-year-old man from Paphos who reported that the state would not allow him to enter into a civil marriage with his same-sex partner of six years.
Census Bureau data shows that nearly 11,000 Cook County households had a "householder" with a same-sex partner, constituting roughly 0.