Same sex marriage philippines

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Jesus Nicardo Falcis III, the attorney who initiated the petition in and identifies as a homosexual, had no legal standing in the case since he himself had not applied for a marriage license, the court said in its decision Tuesday Sept. Rather, marriage is defined in the Family Code of the Philippines as a union between a man and a woman. Falcis has petitioned to have Articles 1 and 2 of the Family Code of the Philippines nullified. The articles not only prohibit marriage but also various other rights Falcis said are due same-sex couples. Gay rights activists have vowed to continue fighting for same-sex marriage in the country where 80 percent of its million people are Roman Catholic. Abortion and divorce are also illegal there.

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CNN The Philippines' highest court has dismissed a petition to allow same-sex marriage, ruling that the applicant doesn't have a partner and therefore can't claim to be a victim of existing laws. A couple hold hands wrapped in a rainbow flag during a pride march in Marikina City, east of Manila on June 30, Jesus Falcis, a year-old radio show anchor and attorney, sought to declare Articles 1 and 2 of the Family Code unconstitutional. These provisions limit marriage to a union between a man and a woman.

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Pope Francis became the first pontiff to endorse same-sex civil unions in comments for a documentary that premiered Wednesday, Oct. The film, which features fresh interviews with the pope, delves into issues Francis cares about most, including the environment, poverty, migration, racial and income inequality, and the people most affected by discrimination. What we have to have is a civil union law; that way they are legally covered.
In the Philippines, there is a divide on the consensus on the general perception towards the LGBT community. Despite this, LGBT people in the Philippines still highly experience discrimination and disadvantages in comparison to the heterosexual population. In the classical era of the islands, prior to Spanish occupation, homosexual individuals usually but not always became babaylan , which are traditionally feminine shamans of the animistic religions.