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UNITED STATES

Male to Male relationships: Legal
Punishments for male to male relationships: No law
Female to Female Relationships: Legal
Age of consent: Equal for heterosexuals and homosexuals
Marriage and Substitutes for Marriage: Marriage laws vary in this country depending on area
Is it possible to change your gender on official documents?: Only in some areas
Gay or lesbian able to serve in the armed forces: Yes

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Are you LGBTI? We want to hear from you! Help us inform other users of the site with your views on this country. Below is a random question about this country. If it is relevant to you please answer it.

Are you married to your same-sex partner in UNITED STATES?

The majority of people visiting this site have said No

Yes, I married here (25%) Yes, I was married in another country (0 %) No, but we have a civil partnership (0 %) No (75%)

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Readers Experiences

This is what people are saying about life for LGBTI people in UNITED STATES...
mohamed (user currently living in ALGERIA) posted for gay readers on 01/07/2012 tagged with marriage / civil unions +0
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I'm 37 years old gay from Algeria and there are no LGTB rights and freedom in this country ,local traditions are obliging me to live a life which is not mine ,mom is always obliging me to marry a woman ,this will never happen because i was born naturally gay and i have no pleasure with girls,,my story is so sad and i want to have a situation and a natural life i cannot change myself ,,if any help ,any solution please advise me !!
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mohamed (user currently living in ALGERIA) posted for gay readers on 01/07/2012 tagged with marriage / civil unions +0
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I'm 37 years old gay from Algeria and there are no LGTB rights and freedom in this country ,local traditions are obliging me to live a life which is not mine ,mom is always obliging me to marry a woman ,this will never happen because i was born naturally gay and i have no pleasure with girls,,my story is so sad and i want to have a situation and a natural life i cannot change myself ,,if any help ,any solution please advise me !!
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