Denmark’s Civil Unions: One Giant Leap for Mankind

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In 1989, Denmark was the first country to legalise civil unions for gay couples, a courageous move that inspired other countries and ushered in a new age of LGBTI rights with worldwide repercussions that are still felt today. Some argue that the law has resulted in a more favourable attitude toward the LGBTI community throughout Danish society. Going beyond the conventional civil union, Søren Laursen, the chairperson of LGBT Denmark, aims to further improve the living conditions for LGBT people today through legal declaration of gender identity. Read full article here

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