Same-sex spouses have EU residence rights, top court rules

Same-sex spouses have EU residence rights, top court rules
 

The European Union's top court has ruled in favour of a Romanian gay man's right to have his US husband live with him in Romania.
The country, which does not recognise same-sex marriage, had argued that the American was not entitled to the EU residency rights awarded to spouses.
But the European Court of Justice said the term "spouse" was gender neutral.
Adrian Coman and his American partner Clai Hamilton were married in Brussels in 2010.
The European Court of Justice (ECJ) ruled on Tuesday that member states should recognise gay marriages contracted in fellow EU states, and grant... read more

 
5 June 2018 in World News, Views: 135
Source: BBC
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