Heterosexual Couple Applies for Gay Marriage

February 17, 2010 /EIN PRESSWIRE/ Believing that homosexuals have it better in Austria, a heterosexual couple has applied for a gay marriage civil partnership, demanding the same rights that gay couples have.

On Jan. 1, the Austrian government – in order not to grant homosexuals marriage privileges but yet equal rights – introduced a registered civil partnership, which granted gay couples some of the legal rights of heterosexual couples. And with a civil partnership, getting a divorce is a much simpler affair.

And that sounds pretty good – and pretty modern – to one straight couple that doesn’t want to be bound by the country’s more stringent rules on divorce for traditional married couples.

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