Marriage and adoption LGBT in Eastern Europe

Same-sex couples can enter into partnerships in Slovenia

2017.02.24

From today, same-sex couples can enter into partnerships in Slovenia. The new law give gay couples largely the same rights as heterosexuals though barring them from applying for joint adoption and medically assisted insemination. ...

Slovenians say yes then no to gay marriage

2015.12.21

A Slovenian referendum has rejected marriage and adoption for gay couples. Citizens were called to vote on whether to keep or cancel a law approved by Parliament last March, which equated the rights of ...

Slovenia to put gay marriage to popular vote

2015.11.26

Slovenians are going to hold a referendum on 20 December to decide whether to implement gay marriage legislation in the central European country. In March, gay marriage bill was passed but opponents backed by ...

Slovenia says yes to gay marriage

2015.03.04

Slovenia has become the first central European country to legalize gay marriage and the 13th in all Europe. Parliament on Tuesday (3 February) extended all marriage rights to gay couples by 51 yes against 28 ...

Slovakia: Referendum to reinforce same-sex marriage ban fails

2015.02.09

A referendum intended to strengthen the country’s ban on same-sex marriage and child adoption by same-sex couples in socially conservative Slovakia failed last weekend with low voter turnout. The central European country went to ...

Slovakia votes against gay marriage

2014.06.05

With 102 votes in favour from the 128 members present, the parliament in Bratislava has approved a controversial amendment to the Slovak Constitution that bans same-sex marriage. The amendment defines marriage as 'the union ...

Ukraine remains firmly anti-gay marriage

2013.05.22

More than 79% of Ukraine people do not agree with gay marriage and 2 in 3 think homosexuality is a form of perversion. Data coming from a survey conducted by the GFK- Ukraine, that ...