Slovenia has enacted new legislation that gives same-sex partnerships the same legal rights as male-female marriages, except that homosexuals are not allowed adopt children or conceive children through artificial insemination.
In 2015, Slovenian lawmakers had approved a measure that redefined
marriage, allowing for legal recognition of same-sex unions.
was quickly overturned by a referendum, in which nearly two-thirds of
the country’s voters rejected same-sex marriage.
The new legislation
takes a step back toward legal acceptance for homosexual unions.