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Same-sex marriage has been a topic of contention for the longest time.
This subject has been discussed at various social levels of the society.
Some people and groups find it legal and moral whereas others relate to it as a social evil.
Many groups have been formed in the United States and Europe that are both Pro and anti-same sex marriages.
Denmark was the first country to embrace same-sex marriages since it made it legal back in 1989.
December 2005 saw same-sex marriage being made legal in Britain.
A law was passed that made same couples have equal rights as heterosexual couples in areas such as property, housing, pensions and social security.
However, as much as the law has made it legal, the majority of the churches do not condone church weddings for these couples.
In the United States, the legality of same-sex marriage differs from state to state.
In 2000, the state of Vermont was the first state in the US to issue certificates for same-sex marriages.
California, Massachusetts, and Oregon are among the states that have legalized the same-sex unions.
Culturally, same-sex marriages have been condemned over a very long period.
The condemnation mainly comes because these reunions are prejudiced since they are not the norm in society.
Even though the majority of people try to deny the legitimacy of homosexuality, the act is traced back to historical times of Alexander the Great, Plato and Julius Caesar (Sloan, 1997)....