Abkhazia Disputed territory. September 21, - President Clinton signs the Defense of Marriage Act, banning federal recognition of same-sex marriage and defining marriage as "a legal union between one man and one woman as husband and wife. May 17, - The first legal same-sex marriage in the United States takes place in Massachusetts. Morocco including Southern Provinces. It draws an estimated 75, toindividuals marching for LGBT rights.
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Joint adoption allowed. Social attitudes. A few temples represent homosexual relations in their architecture.
As a young manga artist, MA Joy felt they did not fit in — but learning to identify as neither male nor female opened up both their art and the city.