Testimony at the Perry v Schwarzenegger trial—in which a federal judge heard a suit challenging the constitutionality of California's Proposition 8, which amended the state's constitution to prohibit same-sex marriages—detailed the economic advantages of marriage in terms of specialization of labor, reduced transition costs, economies of scale, and health insurance and survival benefits, to name a few.
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Joanne Loulan, a well-known lesbian, has talked openly about her two-year relationship with a man: "'I come from this background that sex is an activity, it's not an identity,' says Loulan. The critical factor is the quality of your relationship. This is true even in the Netherlands, where gay, lesbian and bisexual GLB relationships are far more socially acceptable than in the U.
Marriage negative health effects of same sex marriage in Hartford a lot of power and respect in a lot of communities, and to not be able to do that is sort of sending a signal that their relationships are second class," Trachtman said. With gay marriage recently becoming legal, many same-sex couples are deciding to adopt children and form a family.
The U. Couples in happy relationships recover quickly from ailments as they have their partners by their side to take care of them, comfort them, give them medicines, consult the doctor, and do whatever is required. We created a dichotomous variable, comparing partnered with nonpartnered men.
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