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Encyclopedia > LGBT rights in the Isle of Man

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Violence John Atherton, Bishop of Waterford and Lismore, was hanged for sodomy under a law that he had helped to institute. ...


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The Isle of Man, a British crown dependency. In 2006, the age of consent was equalized to 16 for gay and straight sex.[1] It is however an offence for anyone who is over the age of 18 to enter into a sexual relationship with someone aged 16 or 17 when in a position of trust over the young person. These provisions in law do not pose issue for gay rights. Crown dependencies are possessions of the British Crown, as opposed to overseas territories or colonies. ...


In 2005 the Isle of Man adopted legislation that outlawed the dismissal of employees on the grounds of their sexuality.[2] IoM LGBT reports that the current government are falling in line with European Human Rights decisions.[3]


As of May 2007 there is no system of either same-sex marriage or same-sex civil unions, however same-sex civil unions from other countries are recognised.   CA, CT, MD, NY, NJ, OR, RI, VT, WA See also Civil union Registered partnership Domestic partnership Timeline of same-sex marriage Listings by country This box:      Same-sex marriage is a term for a governmentally, socially, or religiously recognized marriage in which two people of the same sex live...


The Isle of Man was once known to be rather homophobic, as sodomy laws existed until rather recently, although they have since been abolished. Homophobia is a term used to describe: A culturally determined phobia manifesting as fear, revulsion, or contempt for homosexuality. ... A sodomy law is a law which makes certain sexual acts into sex crimes. ...


References

  1. ^ http://www.actwin.com/eatonohio/gay/isleofmanhok.html
  2. ^ http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/world/europe/isle_of_man/4484280.stm
  3. ^ http://www.gayinfo.org.im/iom-politics.htm

 
 

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