This was essentially an ultimatum for these countries; either change your laws or help is gone. However the journey to where Spain is now is an interesting one. Retrieved 18 April Institute of Childhood and Urban World. Among the conservative upper Senatorial classes, status was more important than the person in any sexual relationship. A history of the Peninsular War:
Public Attitudes to Homosexuality in Spain InSpain is statistically the most tolerant country of homosexuality.
Same-sex marriage in Spain
Inthe Ley de Arrendamientos Urbanos was passed, giving same-sex couples some recognition rights. However, the marriage itself can only take place at the Consulate if local laws recognize same-sex marriages. Hart Publishing,75— From a spectrum of potential L. Pew Reseach Center, June 4,www. With the exception of the People's Party and members of the Democratic Union of Cataloniathe different parliamentary parties favoured the reform.