In Junethe U. Consider calling a domestic violence hotline and creating a plan to leave your abuser. Today I helpfully list them and explain why none passes the test to which we would ordinarily put a prohibition. Also, in case of divorce, the other one can receive alimony and their children will be given child support. I know that I am strongly traditional in my theological views, nevertheless, I vigorously believe that traditional marriage and parenting are devotional commitments between a man and a woman. At least ten other countries in Central and Eastern Europe have such prohibitions.
There is little information on public attitudes toward homosexuality in South and Central Asia.
Marriage is a reflection of the biological necessity of a one-to-one heterosexual union for procreation, true enough, and it provides a legal framework that strengthens that union for the benefit of all. Chile and Ecuador allow same-sex civil unions. This might lead to more straight couples who are also interested to adopt not being given priority since they have bigger chances to have their own children.
Same-sex relations are illegal in much of the region and are punishable by death in Iran, Saudi Arabia, and Yemen.