Same sex couples

  • Created by: ecotts
  • Created on: 13-05-17 13:09
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  • Partnerships
    • Same-sex
      • 6-7% of the adult population have same-sex relationships
      • Change of legal status for couples who from civil partnerships
        • The Civil Partnership Act 2004 allowed couples to obtain legal recognition
        • They now have the same legal rights/ treatment to married couples
          • Pensions, inheritance, and property
      • Since 2014, same-sex couples have now been able to marry
    • Chosen Families
      • Same-sex couples often chose their family based on friendship as kinship
      • Einadorttir says formalising a sex sex couple may lead to their flexibility being limited
        • Negation of roles being reduced as they may not want to adopt the heterosexual norms and roles


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