Constitutional issues and state same-sex marriage laws Introducing same-sex marriage at a state and territory level has been seen as a fall-back position for marriage equality advocates. It assists in the recognition and growth of gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender, transsexual, two-spirit, intersex, queer and questioning persons and their families in Canada. Thus, civil unions and domestic partner registries are regarded as insufficient and, for true equality, same-sex couples must have the right to marry. The results demonstrate that despite recent legislative achievements, the UK still has more to do to improve outcomes for LGBT people and to create a society where people feel comfortable being who they are. We have therefore published a comprehensive LGBT Action Plan that sets out what steps the government will take in response to the survey findings. As with the education and safety questions, most respondents said the most serious incident had not been reported, the main reason for which was that they had thought it would not be worth it, or that nothing would happen or change.
We are afraid that no-one will take us seriously.
Help us continue to fight human rights abuses. Homosexuality and homoeroticism in China have been documented since ancient times. These figures were higher for trans respondents e. To the optional free-text question, 1, respondents discussed marriage and civil partnerships.
Despite this progress, we cannot get complacent.