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Politics, sex, and religion: same gender marriage<br />Presented by Monika Clifton<br />PCOM 640<br />Royal Roads Universi...
Same gender marriage is the legal recognition of marriage between two people who are of the same gender. <br />
10 U.N Countries Allow Same Gender Marriage<br />
The spectrum of policy within same gender marriage is vast.<br />
CANADA<br />Although Canada was not the first Country to legalize same gender marriage, it is certainly regarded as one of...
“Marriage, for civil purposes, is the lawful union of two persons to the exclusion of all others.”<br />-The Civil Marriag...
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA<br />Where Canada’s approach seems fairly straightforward as the federal government extended the ...
In some ways, same-sex marriage has become a celebrity cause, as many famous actors and musicians have joined to voice the...
THE KINDOM OF SAUDI ARABIA<br />Homosexuality is not legal this country, and often, severe consequences such as “imprisonm...
 Saudi Arabia was one of fifty-seven countries that signed a counter-statement “that rejected that sexual orientation was ...
Conclusion<br />Even Facebook recently announced that it has added “in a domestic partnership” and “in a civil union” to i...
References<br />Allen-Agostini, L. February 17, 2011. “Cake-220x300”. Online image. Retrieved February 17, 2011 from: 	<br...
Google Images. “Canadian flag”. Online image. Retrieved February 13, 2011 from <br />http://ec.europa.eu/education/eu-cana...
Google Images. “Norwegian flag”. Online image. Retrieved February 13, 2011 from <br /> <br />	http://www.33ff.com/flags/wo...
Google Images. “Sweeden flag”. Online image. Retrieved February 13, 2011 from <br /> <br />https://www.cia.gov/library/pub...
Parliament of Canada. (2005, February 2).  Bill C-38: The Civil Marriage Act. Retrieved from: <br /> <br />	http://www2.pa...
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    1. 1. Politics, sex, and religion: same gender marriage<br />Presented by Monika Clifton<br />PCOM 640<br />Royal Roads University<br />February 20, 2010<br />
    2. 2. Same gender marriage is the legal recognition of marriage between two people who are of the same gender. <br />
    3. 3. 10 U.N Countries Allow Same Gender Marriage<br />
    4. 4. The spectrum of policy within same gender marriage is vast.<br />
    5. 5.
    6. 6. CANADA<br />Although Canada was not the first Country to legalize same gender marriage, it is certainly regarded as one of the leading countries in same-sex marriage policy.<br />
    7. 7. “Marriage, for civil purposes, is the lawful union of two persons to the exclusion of all others.”<br />-The Civil Marriage Act<br />
    8. 8. UNITED STATES OF AMERICA<br />Where Canada’s approach seems fairly straightforward as the federal government extended the right for same gendered couples to marry nationwide, the federal government in the US has not done the same. <br />
    9. 9. In some ways, same-sex marriage has become a celebrity cause, as many famous actors and musicians have joined to voice their opposition to laws that prohibit samegender marriage. <br />
    10. 10. THE KINDOM OF SAUDI ARABIA<br />Homosexuality is not legal this country, and often, severe consequences such as “imprisonment, corporal punishment, or death” (Letellier, 2005). <br />
    11. 11. Saudi Arabia was one of fifty-seven countries that signed a counter-statement “that rejected that sexual orientation was a matter of genetic coding” and “said the effort threatened to undermine the international framework of human rights by trying to normalize pedophilia, among other acts” (MacFarquhar, 2008). <br />
    12. 12. Conclusion<br />Even Facebook recently announced that it has added “in a domestic partnership” and “in a civil union” to its relationship status options.<br />
    13. 13. References<br />Allen-Agostini, L. February 17, 2011. “Cake-220x300”. Online image. Retrieved February 17, 2011 from: <br /> https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/the-world-factbook/geos/ar.html<br />Canada passes bill to legalize gay marriage. (2005, June 29). The New York Times. Retrieved from <br />  <br /> http://www.nytimes.com/2005/06/29/world/americas/29iht-web.0629canada.html?_r=1<br />European Court of Human Rights. July 2, 2010. “Gay marriage”. Online image. Retrieved February 10, <br /> 2011 from: http://ecohr.wordpress.com/2010/07/02/gay-marriage/<br /> <br />Google Images. “Argentinean flag”. Online image. Retrieved February 13, 2011 from <br /> <br /> https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/the-world-factbook/geos/ar.html<br />Google Images. “Belgian flag”. Online image. Retrieved February 13, 2011 from <br /> <br /> http://www.grantham.karoo.net/andrew/belgium.html<br /> <br />Google Images. “Britney Spears Tweet Retrieved February 14, 2011 from:<br /> <br /> http://www.showbizspy.com/article/184712/britney-spears-supports-gay-<br /> <br />marriage.html<br /> <br /> <br />
    14. 14. Google Images. “Canadian flag”. Online image. Retrieved February 13, 2011 from <br />http://ec.europa.eu/education/eu-canada doc1563_en.htm<br /> <br />Google Images. “Civil unions”. Online image. Retrieved February 13, 2011 <br /> <br /> http://www.bilerico.com/2010/12/illinois_legislature_passes_civil_unions_different.php<br /> <br />Google Images. “Domestic partnership certificate”. Online image. Retrieved February <br /> <br /> 15, 2011 http://www.life.com/image/3036315<br /> <br />Google Images. “Facebook”. Retrieved February 19, 2011 from: <br /> http://www.daylife.com/topic/Same-sex_Marriage<br />Google Images. “Iceland flag”. Online image. Retrieved February 13, 2011 from <br /> <br /> http://flags-and-anthems.com/flag-iceland.html<br /> <br />Google Images. “Miley Cyrus No H8”. Retrieved February 14, 2011 from: <br /> http://socialbutterflies.wordpress.com/2010/03/05/miley-cyrus-for-no-h8/<br /> <br /> Google Images. “Netherlands flag”. Online image. Retrieved February 13, 2011 from <br /> <br /> http://www.topnews.in/law/region/amsterdam<br /> <br />
    15. 15. Google Images. “Norwegian flag”. Online image. Retrieved February 13, 2011 from <br /> <br /> http://www.33ff.com/flags/worldflags/Norway_flag.html<br /> <br />Google Images. “PerezHilton” Retrieved February 14, 2011 from: <br /> http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/worldnews/article-1188164/California-bans-gay-<br />marriage-Activists-liberal-state-stunned-judges-uphold-peoples-will.html<br /> <br />Google Images. “Portugal flag”. Online image. Retrieved February 13, 2011 from <br /> <br /> http://photo-junction.blogspot.com/2011/01/portugal-flag-photos.html<br /> <br />Google Images. “Saudi Arabia Flag”. Online image. Retrieved February 13, 2011 <br /> <br />https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/the-world-factbook/geos/sa.html<br /> <br />Google Images. “Saudi Prison”. Retrieved February 14, 2011 from: <br /> http://www.cbc.ca/news/reportsfromabroad/durham/20071218.html<br />Google Images. “South Africa flag”. Online image. Retrieved February 13, 2011 from <br /> <br />https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/the-world-factbook/geos/sf.html<br /> <br />Google Images. “Spain flag”. Online image. Retrieved February 13, 2011 from <br /> <br /> http://www.theflagfox.com/flag_detail.php?flag_click=Spain<br /> <br />
    16. 16. Google Images. “Sweeden flag”. Online image. Retrieved February 13, 2011 from <br /> <br />https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/the-world-factbook/geos/sw.html<br /> <br />Google Images. “UN logo”. Retrieved February 14, 2011 from: http://www.un.org/esa/socdev/unpfii/en<br />drip.html<br /> <br />Google Images. “United States Flag”. Online image. Retrieved February 13, <br /> <br /> 2011 from http://www.33ff.com/flags/worldflags/United-States_flag.html<br /> <br />Letellier, P. (2005, April 8). Gay men flogged and tortured in Saudi arrests [Web log <br /> <br /> post]. Retrieved from http://www.sodomylaws.org/world/saudi_arabia/saudinews038.htm<br /> <br />MacFarquhar, N. (2008, December 18). In a first, gay rights pressed at the U.N. New York Times. Retrieved <br /> from http://www.nytimes.com/2008/12/19/world/19nations.html?_r=1<br /> <br />Makarenko, J. (2007, January 1). Same-sex marriage in Canada. Maple Leaf Web.<br /> Retrieved from http://www.mapleleafweb.com/features/same-sex-marriage-canada<br /> <br />P.A.P Blog. (n.d). “States that allow same-sex marriage”. Online image. Retrieved <br /> <br /> February 12, 2011 from: http://filipspagnoli.wordpress.com/<br />
    17. 17. Parliament of Canada. (2005, February 2). Bill C-38: The Civil Marriage Act. Retrieved from: <br /> <br /> http://www2.parl.gc.ca/Sites/LOP/LegislativeSummaries/Bills_ls.asp?Parl= <br /> 38&Ses=1&ls=c38#bmarriagetxt<br /> <br />Same-sex marriage, civil unions, and domestic parternships. (2010, August 13). The New York Times. <br />Retrieved from: http://topics.nytimes.com/top/reference/timestopics/subjects/s/same_sex_<br /> marriage/index.html<br /> <br />Smith, M. (2005). The politics of same-sex marriage in Canada and the United States. Political Science <br /> and Politics. Retrieved from: <br />  <br /> http://academic.udayton.edu/grantneeley/Morality%20Policy/PSApr05Smith.pdf<br /> <br />Smith, M. (2010). Gender politics and the same-sex marriage debate in the United States. Social Politics <br /> 17(1), 1-28. Doi: 10.1093/sp/jxp027<br /> <br />Tatchell, P. (2008, December 18). 66 countries sign U.N gay rights statement [Web log post]. Retrieved <br /> from http://www.petertatchell.net/international/world_general/unmakeshistory.htm<br /> <br />Wikipedia. (n.d) “Ca dp certificate”. Online image. Retrieved February 15, 2001 from<br /> <br /> http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Ca_dp_certificate.jpg<br />
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