Austria: first European country recognizes marriage equality as a human right
4 December 2017
We won, by all terms!
The Austrian Constitutional Court, in proceedings litigated by RKL-president Dr. Helmut Graupner, just
a) opened up marriage for same-gender couples and
b) opened up registered partnership for opposite-gender couples
(both from 1 January 2019)
Constitutional Court Says Marriage Ban Presumably Unconstitutional
17 October 2017
First success for the 5 children for marriage
In a decision of 12 October the Austrian Constitutional Court followed the arguments of the 5 children for marriage and preliminarily reversed its case-law (that segregation into marriage and registered partnerships is admissible).