April 4, Some ladies just kill at taking engagement photos If you got engaged recently, congratulations! Do you want a marriage or a civil partnership? Do you want to quote Audre Lorde in your vows? Legal — These are your options. Lesbian couples in the UK have two options for joining themselves legally as a couple; civil partnerships and marriage. In most areas of law, including parental responsibility, child maintenance, full life insurance recognition, inheritance tax, social security, tenancy rights, and next of kin rights, there is no difference between a civil marriage and a civil partnership in the UK.
Same sex couples have two options to legally recognise their relationship: civil partnership, and marriage. Advertisement Marriage for same sex couples is not currently legal in Northern Ireland, and if you are married in another jurisdiction, it will be treated as a civil partnership inside its borders. So what works for you: civil partnership or marriage? Who can get married or enter in a civil partnership?
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They were closely followed by hundreds more couples in England; later the same year, Scotland followed suit by introducing new legislature. Since then, same-sex marriage has become a normal, common part of life — but that shouldn't obscure its relative youth. Then there's the cutting of the cake, the first dance, and the highly symbolic lover's carry over the threshold. So, how many of these rites of passage have been adopted by gay couples — and what new marriage traditions are now cropping up?
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