Just 31 percent of people in China, 30 percent in Malaysia, and 14 percent in Indonesia say same-sex marriage should be legal, according to ILGA. June 3, Report. Todd Vesely, 52, and Joel Busch, 54, know the sting of discrimination well. States that enact these laws relinquish their ability to ensure that state funding and contracts support services available to all qualified recipients, and give a free pass to potentially sweeping discrimination under the color of state authority. Even in 'good' states, LGBT advocates say there is work to be done. The couple vowed to bring the case to the Supreme Court of South Korea.
On 8 Augustthe Costa Rican Supreme Court declared Costa Rica's same-sex marriage ban unconstitutional, and gave the Legislative Assembly 18 months to reform the law accordingly, otherwise the ban would be abolished automatically.
No party was unanimous in voting either for or against the legislation, and there were a few instances of high-profile dissent. June 3, Report. Prime Minister Xavier Bettel married Gauthier Destenay, with whom he had been in a civil partnership since
Estonia also allows civil unions, though popular support for same-sex marriage in the Baltic states is low.