Entry #1281: Same-sex marriage in Greece

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RegionGreece
IssueSame-sex marriage
StatusUnrecognized, same-sex marriage and civil unions banned
Start DateNov 26, 2008
End DateDec 23, 2015
DescriptionCohabitation agreement, corresponding to civil union, was instituted in Greece, in November 26, 2008, only available to opposite-sex couples. In April 2006, former President of the PA.SO.K. party, George Papandreou proposed to Parliament the recognition of unmarried same-sex or heterosexual couples. However, the project was not accepted by the LGBT organizations as it was considered that it would not have any benefit in their rights, since it prohibited the adoption of children.
Sourceshttps://www.syntagmawatch.gr/trending-issues/poia-einai-ta-dikaiomata-ton-atomon-pou-anikoun-stin-loatki-koinotita-stin-ellada/


Revision History (4)

Revision by hreestos

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NoteCohabitation agreement, corresponding to civil union was instituted in Greece, in November 26, 2008, only available to opposite-sex couples. In April 2006, former President of the PA.SO.K. party, George Papandreou proposed to Parliament the recognition of unmarried same-sex or heterosexual couples. However, the project was not accepted by the LGBT organizations as it was considered that it would not have any benefit in their rights, since it prohibited the adoption of children.Cohabitation agreement, corresponding to civil union, was instituted in Greece, in November 26, 2008, only available to opposite-sex couples. In April 2006, former President of the PA.SO.K. party, George Papandreou proposed to Parliament the recognition of unmarried same-sex or heterosexual couples. However, the project was not accepted by the LGBT organizations as it was considered that it would not have any benefit in their rights, since it prohibited the adoption of children.
Sourceshttps://el.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/???????_?????????https://www.syntagmawatch.gr/trending-issues/poia-einai-ta-dikaiomata-ton-atomon-pou-anikoun-stin-loatki-koinotita-stin-ellada/

Revision by hreestos

Old Value New Value
Start Date0000-01-012008-11-26
NoteNo laws recognized union of same sex individualsCohabitation agreement, corresponding to civil union was instituted in Greece, in November 26, 2008, only available to opposite-sex couples. In April 2006, former President of the PA.SO.K. party, George Papandreou proposed to Parliament the recognition of unmarried same-sex or heterosexual couples. However, the project was not accepted by the LGBT organizations as it was considered that it would not have any benefit in their rights, since it prohibited the adoption of children.
Sourceshttp://www.skai.gr/news/lifestyle/article/245461/edad-katadiki-elladas-gia-tin-exairesi-omofulofilon-apo-ton-politiko-gamo/https://el.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/???????_?????????

Revision by hreestos

Old Value New Value
ValueUnrecognized, only same-sex marriage officialUnrecognized, same-sex marriage and civil unions banned

Revision by vviet93

Old Value (Original) New Value
End Date9999-12-122015-12-23
NoteNo laws recognized union of same sex individuals
Reports (5)
  • Status is not correct "Greece passes bill allowing civil partnerships for same-sex couples http://www.theguardian.com/world/2015/dec/23/greece-passes-bill-allowing-same-sex-civil-partnerships"
  • Status is not correct "Greece passes bill allowing civil partnerships for same-sex couples http://www.theguardian.com/world/2015/dec/23/greece-passes-bill-allowing-same-sex-civil-partnerships"
  • Status is not correct "Same sex marriage is not official."
  • Status is not correct
  • Status is not correct "only opposite-sex marriage is official"

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