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For example, they couldn't get married or adopt children.
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The Act extended only to England and Wales. Same-sex marriages performed in Great Britain and across the world are recognised as civil partnerships in Northern Ireland. With the prospect of it being passed by the Commons in two successive sessions of Parliament, the Parliament Acts and were available to enact the bill should the Lords have rejected it a third time. In JulyEducation Minister Damian Hinds announced new government regulations concerning sex education. The Equality Act received royal assent on 8 April
LGBT sex education and relationships taught in schools. In Northern Ireland, same-sex marriage is not recognised or performed, following several votes against it by the Northern Ireland Assembly. Same-sex sexual activity was characterised as "sinful" and, under the Buggery Actwas outlawed and punishable by death. Now, more than one million people celebrate it in the UK's capital, and Pride events take place all over the world. Baroness Youngthe leader of the campaign against the amendment, said, "Homosexual practices carry great health risks to young people.