The Ministry of Community, Culture and Sports and Ministry of Home Affairs announced the dates for the “public information sessions regarding civil unions,” saying the two meetings are scheduled for 11 February at the Ruth Seaton James Centre for Performing Arts and 15 February at The Berkeley Institute.
Minister of Community, Culture and Sports, Pat Gordon-Pamplin said, “You will recall last year we hosted public meetings on the subject of same sex marriages to present international legislation and to engage the community in the discussion.
1 hour video of the audience participation segment during last year’s meeting:
“We received considerable input and written submissions from advocacy groups on both sides of the discussion. At the next round of meetings we will share what we’ve learned and how we plan on proceeding,” added the Minister.
The Public Information Sessions on Civil Unions in Bermuda will be held on Thursday, 11 February and Monday, 15 February both meetings will begin at 6:00 p.m.
The Merriam Webster dictionary defines Civil Unions as “a legal relationship between two people of the same sex that gives them some of the same rights and responsibilities that married people have.”