The Swedish parliament, by an overwhelming majority, has finally reached the conclusion that it’s silly to have two differently-named-but-otherwise-identical legal arrangements for couples who want to form a family.
Starting May 1st, full civil marriage will be an option for same-sex couples, who have been able to enter “civil partnerships” in Sweden since 1995.
I could not be prouder of my adopted country.
Now if only I could get Dr. Darling on the bandwagon!