Recognition of same-sex unions in Slovenia

No referendum to be held on marriage equality

The Constitutional Court has turned down an appeal by a conservative group against the National Assembly's decision not to allow a referendum on a law codifying same-sex marriages and adoptions.

In a ruling announced on 11 January, the country's top court noted that it had found the previous solution in the family code unconstitutional on two earlier occasions.

National Assembly codifies same-sex marriage, adoption

Ljubljana – The National Assembly signed same-sex marriage and adoptions into law by passing changes to the family code by 48 votes in favour and 29 against on Tuesday, capping decades of efforts by LGBT+ groups and activists to end discrimination and be recognised as equal members of society.