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Gay Marriage Around the World: Statistics, Prejudices and Solutions

same_sexInstitute of Civil partnership cannot replace the marriage, but it can be a solution to the issue with same-sex couples. However, one should remember that the rights of such persons aren’t fully protected by law, says the lawyer Brian Schwarz.

Speaking about the situation of homosexuals in society the researchers like to refer to ancient Greece and Rome, but same-sex relationships were practiced in ancient China, Egypt and Mesopotamia. In Europe, the situation has changed with the advent of Christianity, but in medieval Japan the tradition of brotherly love quite flourished among the samurai, and even in the monasteries.

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