Gay and Lesbian Partnerships to Get Legal Recognition

Ljubljana, 15 July - A bill giving same-sex partnerships the same rights as marriage, except for adoption, was filed to government procedure by the Ministry of Labour, Family and Social Affairs on Tuesday. The bill was drafted by the ministry together with four gay and lesbian rights NGOs. After it is harmonised among the ministries and passed by the government, the bill is to be discussed in the parliament in autumn.

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