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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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Traveled to UNITED STATES? Did you feel comfortable being out while you were there?

The majority of people visiting this site have said I hid my sexual orientation while I was there

I was very comfortable (22%) It was not an issue (33%) I hid my sexual orientation while I was there (33%) I was discriminated against because of my sexual orientation (11%)

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Readers Experiences

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posted for bisexual readers on 21/01/2014 tagged with marriage / civil unions
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I am a 28 year old female im in a seven year relationship with my girl we have three kids together i want to marry her im just to scared to because my family i dont know what to do
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posted for bisexual readers on 21/01/2014 tagged with marriage / civil unions
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I am a 28 year old female im in a seven year relationship with my girl we have three kids together i want to marry her im just to scared to because my family i dont know what to do
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