The movement to obtain marriage rights for same-sex couples expanded steadily from that time until in late lawsuits had been brought in every state that still denied marriage licenses to same-sex couples. This initiative would change article 14 of the Swiss Federal Constitution and aimed to put equal fiscal rights and equal social security benefits between married couples and unmarried cohabiting couples. Retrieved December 12, The Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals affirmed the district court's ruling. Armenia has historically had few protections or recognition in law of same-sex couples.
In Decembera South Korean appeals court upheld the district court ruling.
No reduction in the rate of attempted suicide among children occurred in a particular state until that state recognized same-sex marriage. As the Supreme Court was deliberating on the two cases, the Inter-American Court of Human Rights ruled on 9 January that countries signatory to the American Convention on Human Rights must legalise same-sex marriage. Votes to Endorse Same-Sex Marriage".
InIsrael's High Court of Justice ruled to recognize foreign same-sex marriages for the limited purpose of registration with the Administration of Border Crossings, Population and Immigration; however, this is merely for statistical purposes and grants no state-level rights.