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Updates: Germany’s President Signed “Marriage for All” Legalized #SameSexMarriage “It’s not about special rights but about equal rights” #MarriageEquality #LGBTQ+

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Updates: As of July 21, 2017 – Germany’s Marriage Equality has been signed into law by President Frank-Walter Steinmeier which will take effect in October 1, 2017. Please click on the image below for more details of the story. (credit source: dw.com)

Indeed, on June 30, 2017, Germany’s Bundestag (Parliament) voted for the legalization of #SameSexMarriage across Germany.

Our Congratulations to the LGBTQ+ community across Germany. There is nothing more essential that to get recognized with equal marriage to those of the heterosexuals. More Power across the globe for #MarriageEquality.

“It is very positive for the self-esteem of gays and lesbians; it’s very important for people coming out, knowing that they have this equality,; and it sends clear message to any homophobic refugees coming to Germany; We have equality here.” – said Arndt Bächler, Counselor and Addiction Therapist, Berlin’s Gay Counselling Center.

“The law was not about ‘special rights for anyone but about equal rights’; the law would play significant role in combating discrimination, by helping make same-sex relationships a social norm in Germany, as they have been as many countries across Europe.  Last week, the German Parliament voted to void the convictions of 50,000 men punished under anti-gay law repealed in 1994.

I am certain that just a few years from now, as a society we will look back on this decision on Marriage Equality, and ask ourselves, “Why on earth did it take us so long?” – said, Christine Lüders, Director of Germany’s Anti-discrimination Agency (source credit: NYTimes)

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Germany On a Path to Marriage Equality #SameSexMarriage

By: Jalenn Turre, Marketing, Business & Social Media Strategist

In a recent development, Germany is on its path for Marriage Equality.

Germany’s Chancellor Angela Merkel encouraged the Bundestag Members to weigh-in on “question for conscience”.  Her Parliamentary Leader Volker Kauder asked CDU’s members of the Bundestag to show for the vote. CDU (Christian Democratic Union of Germany) is Angela Merkel’s political party. The Social Democrats, Merkel’s  grand coalition partner are expected to table the voting sooner than September 24, 2017. (credit source: dw.com)

Speculations indicate that the vote may pass as majority of the Germans do not opposed to SameSex Marriage according to a study that was released  early this year by Germany’s Anti-discrimination Agency. Perhaps in the coming days or weeks Germany’s Marriage Equality will become a reality.

More power to the #LGBTQ community of Germany. #lovewins #loveislove #MarriageEquality

This year the US #LoveWins celebrates its second year anniversary of Marriage Equality;

Vive le France: “I Will Serve You With Love” Emmanuel Macron is the President-elect

By: Jalenn Turre, Marketing, Business & Social Media Strategist

Yesterday, Sunday, May 7, 2017, Emmanuel Macron is 39 years old, the youngest elected president of France in French history; he will take over as the new President of France on Sunday, May 14, 2017.

His winning marked 66.06 percent of the French vote and ran under his party’s name En Marche! which will be renamed officially as La République en marche. (source: france24.com)

Perspectives:

“We need more individuals who are young, energetic and responsible in leading our countries. They bear the competency of understanding the dynamics of the people, the environment, government dysfunctions, the multicultural settings, and societal humanity in the twenty first century.”

It is great seeing that the French people have choosen to preserving their democracy by electing a young president with new perspectives who understands the 21st Century dynamics of his constituencies and the world at large as a #RealLeader. Instead of embracing the influence of foreign interference. More Power to France and the French Nationals across the world.

“Canada and France share a warm and historic relationship, rooted in our common history, deep cultural ties, people-to-people connections, and strong economic partnership. We also closely collaborate on important international issues as strong allies and partners with the North Atlantic Treaty Organization, G7, G20 and La Francophonie.

“I look forward to working closely with President-elect Macron in the years ahead as we work together on a progressive agenda to promote international security, increase collaboration in science and technology, and create good, middle class jobs on both sides of the Atlantic. This also includes implementing the Canada-European Union Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement.” – Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, Canada. (source: PMCanada)

“He carries the hopes of millions of French people and of many people in Germany and the whole of Europe, he ran a courageous pro-European campaign, stands for openness to the world and is committed decisively to a social market economy”. – Angela Merkel, Chancellor, Germany

“It is true that he followed me for many years but afterward he freed himself. He wanted to propose a project to the French. It is up to him now, strengthened by the experience he acquired with me, to continue his march. I wish him every success.” – President François Hollande, France. (Source: NYTimes)

No Matter Whom He Loves; Open and Free Societies Must Be Shaped With Respect for the Other

By: Jalenn Turre, Marketing, Business & Social Media Strategist

“She said it well, Thanks for Mrs. Angela Merkel!

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