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Same-sex marriage is the marriage of two people of the same sex or gender, entered into in a Many studies have shown that children of same-sex couples fare just as well as the children of opposite-sex couples; some studies have shown.

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On the other hand, the Netherlands—the first country to grant equal marriage rights to same-sex couples (2001)—was religiously diverse, as was Canada, which.