Malta legalises gay partnerships and adoption

By Reuters | Mon, 14 Apr 2014 21:51 PM

VALLETTA, April 14 (Reuters) - The Maltese parliament approved a law late on Monday to recognise same-sex partnerships on a legal par with marriage, including allowing gay couples to adopt.

The law was greeted by wild celebrations by some 1,000 people in a square just outside parliament in Valletta, the capital of the predominantly Roman Catholic Mediterranean island where divorce was only legalised two ...

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