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Saturday 25 February 2006

Gay couples given joint parental rights in France

The Cour de Cassation has said both partners in a homosexual couple may exercise parental authority, not just the biological parent. The change coincides, interestingly enough, with the first marriage involving a gay couple in France. There it is possible to contract a civil union, but for full marriage a trip to Belgium is eesential.

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