The ChristenUnie's stance on same sex marriage - that it should not be allowed - is up for debate. ChristenUnie State Secretary Paul Blokhuis of Public Health said that he wanted to discuss this anti-gay marriage stance with his party in an interview with EO radio program Dit is de dag. "I would really like to have that conversation with the party, yes", he said, NOS reports.
Today is the 15th anniversary of the first legal same-sex marriages in the world, performed in Amsterdam. On April 1st, 2015 former Amsterdam mayor Job Cohen married three gay couples and a lesbian couple, in a courtroom decorated with roses, while press from around the world watched.
Friday is the 15th anniversary of the first legal same-sex marriage in Amsterdam and the capital is celebrating by painting the I Amsterdam sign in rainbow colors.
In the Netherlands women more often marry a same sex partner than men. Marriages between two women are also more likely to end in divorce than marriages between two men or heterosexual marriages, according to figures released by Statistics Netherlands on Wednesda