Recognition of Same-sex Unions in China

Recognition Of Same-sex Unions In China

Performed in some jurisdictions

Mexico: Mexico City, ROO
United States: CT, DC, IA, MA, MD†, ME†, NH, NY, VT, WA†, Coquille, Suquamish

Recognized, not performed

Aruba, Curaçao and Sint Maarten
Mexico: all states
United States: CA, RI

Civil unions and
registered partnerships

Czech Republic

Isle of Man
New Zealand
United Kingdom

Performed in some jurisdictions

Australia: ACT, NSW, QLD, TAS, VIC
Mexico: COA
United States: CA, CO, DE, HI, IL, NJ, NV, OR, RI, WI
Venezuela: Mérida

Unregistered cohabitation



See also

Same-sex union legislation
Timeline of same-sex marriage
Recognition of same-sex unions in Europe
Recognition of same-sex unions in South America
Marriage privatization
Domestic partnership
Military policy
Listings by country

†Note: Law not yet in effect LGBT portal

China recognizes neither same-sex marriage nor civil unions. A poll conducted in 2009 showed that over 30% of the Beijing population supports same-sex marriage, while the rest were unsure or opposed. A poll conducted in 2007 found that 30% of the Shanghai population supports same-sex marriage.

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