How often do you hide your sexuality?
In a ruling made Spain’s Constitutional Court, 8 out of 11 judges upheld the decision made in July, 2005.
Public support of the issue shows a majority support for equal marriage rights, but the Peoples Party, Spain’s right-of center majority party, had opposed the ruling.
Over 21,000 same-sex couples have been married in Spain so far – it was the fourth country in world to legalize same-sex marriage.
Rutgers gives more details on the issue. They spoke with Jesus Generelo, a member of Spain’s National Federation of Lesbians, Gays, Transsexuals and Bisexual.
“We’re very, very pleased and particularly that the decision was 8-3 and not a close 6-5… “I think it is clear that gay marriage is now a part of our society.”
It’s easy to compare what the characters are going through to LGBTQ folks in more conservative parts of the US where such love is similarly, though not as harshly, punished.
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