It seems that you're in Germany. We have a dedicated site for Germany. Springer Book Archives: eBooks only 8. This book shows six different realities of same-sex families. They range from full recognition of same-sex marriage to full invisibility of gay and lesbian individuals and their families.
Same-Sex and Different-Sex Cohabiting Couple Relationship Stability
Views on Marriage and Cohabitation in the U.S. | Pew Research Center
Relationship stability is a key indicator of well-being, but most U. The advantages of the SIPP data include the recent, nationally representative, and longitudinal data collection; a large sample of same-sex cohabitors; respondent and partner socioeconomic characteristics; and identification of a state-level indicator of a policy stating that marriage is between one man and one woman i. We tested competing hypotheses about the stability of same-sex versus different-sex cohabiting couples that were guided by incomplete institutionalization, minority stress, relationship investments, and couple homogamy perspectives predicting that same-sex couples would be less stable as well as economic resources predicting that same-sex couples would be more stable. In fact, neither expectation was supported: results indicated that same-sex cohabiting couples typically experience levels of stability that are similar to those of different-sex cohabiting couples. We also found evidence of contextual effects: living in a state with a constitutional ban against same-sex marriage was significantly associated with higher levels of instability for same- and different-sex cohabiting couples.
Same-sex marriage in Austria
The law on cohabitation deals with the obligations and rights of two people who live together as a couple, but who are not in a civil partnership or marriage. The law now gives same-sex cohabiting couples and mixed-sex cohabiting couples the same protections and obligations. These include:. Taken together, these legal rules are rather weaker than the protections and obligations the law gives civil partners and married couples. There is information about the rules which currently apply when a foreign same-sex or mixed-sex cohabiting partner of a UK citizen wants to live with their partner in this country, on the UK Border Agency website.
Same-sex marriage in Austria has been legal since 1 January , following a decision of the Constitutional Court on 4 December The country has allowed registered partnerships German : Eingetragene Partnerschaft since 1 January Austria , which was submitted on 24 July The applicant, who died in while the case was pending, was taken to court in by his landlord who wanted to terminate the tenancy after Karner's same-sex partner died. Austrian law provided that family members had a right to succeed to a tenancy.