May 102012
 

Germany is far advanced compared to the United States when it comes to legalizing Same-Sex-Marriage. We have had registered partnerships since more than ten years. But the german government under Chancellor Angela Merkel has been procrastinating to give registered partnerships the same legal status as marriage. This is a shame for two reasons. First, the …read more

Aug 012011
 
10 Year Gay Marriage anniversary! What about Poly Marriage?

Today – on the tenth “birthday” of gay marriage in Germany – is a good day. Everyone can be happy who is advocating a society in which people are not discriminated against because of their sexual orientation, like it also is demanded by the European Court of Justice: . But as it goes with civil …read more

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Jun 152011
 
Herr Rösler: please muster some courage! German Free Democratic Party shirks the question of polygamy.

One should always take people by their word. It sounded so good when Philipp Rösler, in his first speech as the new party leader of the german Free Democratic party (FDP), on 14th of May 2011 said of freedom that it is the central principle of the FDP. So I asked Philipp Rösler and his …read more

May 152011
 
Herr Rösler: give us true freedom to marry!

Well spoken you have, Mr. Roesler. As the new party leader, you said that for the german FDP : “… Freedom is our main principle”, and that freedom means that everyone should have the opportunity to realize his dream of life – regardless of how it looks. (Quoted and translated from website of the FDP, …read more

May 102011
 

In a landmark ruling concerning a german law suit, the European Court of Justice, the supreme court in the EU, has strengthened the rights of same-sex-marriages, or “registered-partnerships“, as same-sex-marriages are called in Germany. The Court has explicitly based it´s ruling on the prohibition of sexual discrimination (document number: C-147/081). With this ruling “same-sex-marriage” comes …read more

May 042011
 

Written with a lot of humor the magazine “Friday” gives an overview of permitted and prohibited forms of marriage in Germany. Especially interesting in this article, not just for polygamy, but ultimately for the whole issue, what forms of marriage are allowed, is to observe that the Federal Constitutional Court of Germany has demanded equality …read more