Tag Archives: Politics

Victoria, Australia: Ban on conversion therapies, but…

(Blogmensgo, gay blog of February 11, 2019) Shortly before taking part in the Midsumma Pride March in Melbourne on February 3, 2019, Victoria's Prime Minister Dan Andrews promised that Victoria would be the first state in Australia to ban conversion therapies. Since, however, extensive consultations on this subject are still needed before a parliamentary bill…
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Chiba (Japan): Municipal Civil Union for Homo- and Heterosexuals

(Blogmensgo, gay blog of February 4, 2019) Toshihito Kumagai, mayor of the Japanese city of Chiba, issued the first “partnership certificates” for six unmarried couples on January 29, 2019. Chiba is the first Japanese city government to offer a registered partnership for both homosexual and heterosexual couples. Actually, the registered partnership in Chiba was supposed…
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