Philippines’ Supreme Court refuses to legalise same-sex marriage

The Philippines’ highest court has rejected a landmark case to legalise same-sex marriage, despite admitting that the constitution does not restrict marriage on the basis of sex.

A young, openly gay Filipino lawyer named Jesus Falcis petitioned the Supreme Court for same-sex marriage back in 2015, arguing that the current legislation was a violation of his rights. More: https://www.pinknews.co.uk/2019/09/03/philippines-supreme-court-refuses-to-legalise-same-sex-marriage/

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