1.) To exercise freedom of choice.
2.) To control population.
3.) To have an opportunity to adopt children from orphanage. 4.)To practice human rights.
5.)To prevent HIV disease.
Same sex marriage is known as a marriage between two persons of the same biological sex or gender . It is one of the most controversial yet sensitive topics that have been discuss around the world. Politicians are having debates on this subject trying to decide whether it should be legal for same sexes to be married. Same sex marriage is often viewed as being wrong by religious people because marriage is portrayed as a woman and man uniting not woman to woman or man to man. .Here in the Philippines, Political parties such as the Gabriela Women's Partylist are actively lobbying and advocating for lesbian and gay rights and to insist that society not discriminate on the basis of sexual preference. Unlike in the Philippines there are few countries who are now supporting and allowing same sex marriage including Argentina, Belgium, Canada, Denmark, Iceland, Netherlands, Norway, Portugal, Spain, South Africa, Sweden.
The purpose of this study is to advocate the positive effects of legalizing same-sex marriage in the Philippines and to support gays and lesbian people in their rights. The study will be supported by some research materials.
I. Historical Background
Here is the short research about Same Sex Marriage regarding both foreign and local literature. A. Short History
1. Foreign Literature
The foreign literature contains the views of other countries in legalizing Same Sex Marriage and benefits. Providing same-sex couples with the same legal and social recognition of their relationships in no way infringes upon the rights of others. Allowing same-sex marriage is about extending the privileges already enjoyed by the majority to an excluded minority who differ simply...