ADDED ON: 02/20/2018

Bermuda Faces Fresh Lawsuit After Re-Banning Same-Sex Marriage

02/19/2018 | Gay Times

Earlier this month, Bermuda became the first country to legalise and then repeal same-sex marriage. The island nation and North Atlantic British Overseas Territory’s Supreme Court legalised same-sex marriage last year with a landmark ruling, after it deemed a ban on such a union a discriminatory violation of human rights. However, in February, Governor John Rankin signed a bill replacing the legislation with The Domestic Partnership Act, which will allow gay and straight couples to form domestic partnerships in the government’s attempt at offering “equal rights”. Same-sex couples who wed since last May will not have their marriage annulled.


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