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Benedictine
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Same sex couples

Post by Benedictine » Tue Nov 24, 2015 9:30 am

A great niece has just set up home with her female partner. How do I enter them as a family? The system seems to only recognise heterosexual relations.

32110
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Re: Same sex couples

Post by 32110 » Thu Dec 10, 2015 12:12 pm

Does anyone have any advice on this problem. Be interested to hear SpanSoft's thoughts on this.

Manhart
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Re: Same sex couples

Post by Manhart » Mon Feb 26, 2018 6:13 am

I need a solution for this. The marriage of couples with same sex in Switzerland is possible.

How can i put them into Kith and Kin Pro V3 ?

Nick Hunter
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Re: Same sex couples

Post by Nick Hunter » Mon Feb 26, 2018 8:52 am

Hi,

Kith and Kin Pro does indeed call a union between between a man and a woman which produces one or more children a "marriage". However, this is a bit of a misnomer in genealogy terms and "union" might have been a better choice. The modern "same sex marriage" does not produce any offspring and so does not require to be shown in a genealogy.

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