Bermuda prepares for referendum on same-sex civil unions and marriage
- Set for June 23, the referendum will ask respondents two questions: whether they support same-sex marriage and whether they support same-sex civil unions.
- “Yes” campaigners include a constellation of pro-LGBT groups include Rainbow Alliance, Marriage Equality Bermuda, Same Love Bermuda, and OUTBermuda.
- The referendum follows a November 2015 Supreme Court ruling granting same-sex partners of Bermudians residency and employment rights in the country.
“Campaigners prepare for same-sex referendum” (The Royal Gazette)
“Date set for referendum on same-sex unions in Bermuda” (Caribbean360)
“Bermuda court grants equal rights to ‘binational’ same-sex couples” (PinkNews)
Rainbow Alliance of Bermuda
Marriage Equality Bermuda
Same Love Bermuda
(Image Credit: via The Royal Gazette)