Archived from the original on 22 March Same-sex unions, however, are still not recognized. On 29 Decemberthe Congress of Tlaxcala approved a coexistence bill. Sincethe southern Mexican state of Quintana Roo also has allowed gay marriages. Italy is the largest Western European country where same-sex marriage is not legal; its parliament, however, approved civil unions for same-sex couples in Retrieved 15 December
The following groups and individuals expressed their support for same-sex marriage legislation in England and Wales:. Archived from the original on 3 November Subscribe Now Subscribe Now. Green Party of England and Wales:
The new law allows couples who previously contracted civil unions before the legislation was repealed to have them recognized by the state or converted to a marriage.