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Switzerland lawmakers vote for same-sex marriage and legal gender change with declaration

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Switzerland lawmakers vote for same-sex marriage and legal gender change with declaration

Swiss lawmakers voted on Friday to legalise same-sex marriage and allow transgender people to change their legal gender by making a declaration, marking a major step forward for LGBT+ rights in the country, campaigners said. The gay marriage law is likely to be tested in a nationwide referendum next year before it takes effect, but rights activists said they expected it to secure popular support.

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