On April 1, 2001, the first legally recognized same-sex marriage in the world took place in the Netherlands. In the act of marrying, same-sex couples declare the moral and social equivalence of their relationships to cross-sex relationships. They change not only their lives but also their societies.
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Chapter 10 Conclusion
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