Same sex controversy

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Same-Sex Marriage: Global Comparisons | Council on Foreign Relations

Same-sex marriage has been legalized in twenty-eight countries, including the United States, and civil unions are recognized in many Western democracies. Civil Society. While same-sex marriage has made the most gains in Western democracies, antidiscrimination laws are gaining traction worldwide. In , seventy-three countries, including some that retain sodomy laws, had protections against employment discrimination [PDF] based on gender identity or sexual orientation.

Same Sex Marriage Controversy

Chick-fil-A has been one of the most successful restaurant chains in the U. For all of its success, however, the company has struggled to break free from a reputation that it excludes the LGBTQ community, a legacy of controversial comments made by CEO Dan Cathy during an interview with a Christian publication in Since then, however, the chain has found itself at the center of a political storm, as local officials in a handful of communities push back against the company, blocking proposed locations and organizing protests. The biggest has come in Texas, where the San Antonio City Council blocked Chick-fil-A from opening a location in the airport in light of the donations shortly after the Think Progress report. That decision sparked a defense of the chain in the Texas State Legislature, which passed a bill designed to prevent local governments from punishing people or companies over religious beliefs.
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