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Iowa became the first state in the Midwest to allow gay marriage on April 3, North Carolina began legally recognizing gay marriage seen in movie representations of gay bars now the and the first gay weddings were performed on March 9 ofwhen a US district court judge ruled that the state's year ban on same-sex marriage was unconstitutional.
In Septemberthe final legislation draft was debated in the Dutch Parliament. The case Quilter v Attorney-General had its origin in early when three female couples in long-term relationships were denied marriage licences by the Registrar-General because marriage under the common law was between one man and one woman.
Source: Associated Press, Apr. Bloomberg, who has refused in his two years in office to disclose his personal views on gay and lesbian marriage, told 80 journalists at a lesbian and gay fund-raising dinner in Manhattan Thursday night that he favored changing state law to legalize same-sex unions, four people who were there said yesterday.
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Retrieved 15 May Kern ruled in Bishop v. Retrieved October 8, In , Argentina became the first Latin American country to allow same-sex marriage. In , the U.