Be advised that you may have to wait up to six weeks for the appointment date. Homosexuality is the center of the plot, and homosexuals are shown as vulnerable, in inner turmoil and in dispute with society. The New York Times. The law allows gays and lesbians to marry in both religious and civil ceremonies, but it does not require clergy to officiate at such ceremonies. One of the first legal corpus that considered male homosexuality a crime in Europe was the Liber Iudiciorum or Lex Visigothorum. With the final approval, and enactment of the bill on 2 JulySpain became the third country in the world to formally legalize same-sex marriages nationwide, after the Netherlands and Belgium.
There is no damage to marriage or to the family in allowing two people of the same sex to get married.
LGBT rights in Spain
Five years later, in Januarythe Belgian parliament legalized same-sex marriage, giving gay and lesbian couples the same tax and inheritance rights as heterosexual couples. On 19 Junethere was a public protest against the law. Its parliament had passed the measure legalizing gay marriage earlier in On June 30,Germany became the 15th European country to enact legislation allowing same-sex couples to wed. Laws changed again along with societal attitudes towards homosexuality during the Spanish Civil War and Francisco Franco 's regime. Spain has been recognised as one of the most culturally liberal and LGBT-friendly countries in the world and LGBT culture has had a significant role in Spanish literaturemusiccinema and other forms of entertainment as well as social issues and politics. After the Civil War, with Lorca assassinated and the majority of gay and bisexual poets in exile, gay culture retired anew to the cryptic poetry of Vicente Aleixandre, who never admitted his homosexuality publicly.
There haven't been as many Spanish films with a lesbian plot. During the Spanish Transitionthe first films appeared where homosexuality was not portrayed in a negative way. The landmark ruling in Spain gives married gay couples equal rights to inheritance and allows them to adopt children. Laws against sodomy were first repealed from the Spanish Code in Finally, though, the Constitutional Court approved the law change in November