Since then, the country has attained a high level of equality between same-sex and different-sex couples in the domain of family law, and the law has strong provisions against discrimination toward LGBT people. The increasing visibility and acceptance of LGBT people is raising questions about the social process of integration. LGBT people are confronted with heterosexual norms, a confrontation that is difficult to bypass. In this context, some may find that they are losing their identity. Iceland is a familialist society, and a key entry into the social acceptance of homosexuality has been through marriage and parenting.
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Same-sex marriage in Iceland - Wikipedia
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Iceland is frequently referred to as one of the most LGBT-friendly countries in the world. Same-sex couples have had equal access to adoption and IVF since The Icelandic Parliament amended the country's marriage law on 11 June by a unanimous vote to define marriage as between two individuals, thereby making same-sex marriage legal.
Iceland's Prime Minister Johanna Sigurdardottir answers questions at a news conference with foreign news media in Reykjavik, April 25, REYKJAVIK Reuters - Iceland, the only country in the world to have an openly gay head of state, passed a law on Friday allowing same-sex partners to get married in a vote which met with no political resistance. Iceland, a socially tolerant island nation of about , people, became the first country to elect an openly gay head of state in when Social Democrat Johanna Sigurdardottir became prime minister after being nominated by her party. The largely protestant countries of northern Europe, including Sweden, Norway and Denmark, have all endorsed some form of civil union between same-sex couples, but the issue creates more controversy in Mediterranean Catholic nations. In the United States, gay marriage remains a frought political issue, with laws varying widely from state to state.