Title: Tribunal Constitucional de España rules on same-sex marriage

Authors: Christina M. Akrivopoulou

Addresses: Greek Refugee Appeals Authority, Kanellopoulou Avenue 2, PC 101 77, Athens, Greece

Abstract: This comment outlines the basic arguments of the case 198/2012 of the Spanish Constitutional Court. The Court held in its judgment that Law 13/2005 that acknowledged the right to marriage to homosexuals is in conformity with the Spanish Constitution.

Keywords: right to marriage; same-sex marriage; equality; solidarity pacts; sexual orientation; Spanish Constitutional Court; Spain; homosexuality.

DOI: 10.1504/IJHRCS.2014.060466

International Journal of Human Rights and Constitutional Studies, 2014 Vol.2 No.1, pp.84 - 85

Published online: 16 Apr 2014 *

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