Tag: Same-sex marriage

Can same-sex spouse be granted dependency under work permit?

Can same-sex spouse be granted dependency under work permit?

| 09/04/2019 | 1 Comment

What happens if the Work Permit Board decides not to grant dependency to a same-sex spouse because they say they have “no power”? What is the recourse one would have to take in that case? Auntie’s answer: This question came up in the comments to a column last week on the rights of same-sex couple […]

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What are the rights of same-sex couples married overseas?

What are the rights of same-sex couples married overseas?

| 03/04/2019 | 0 Comments

Based on the recent legalisation of same-sex marriage in Cayman, I have some questions. If a same-sex couple, which includes a Caymanian, got married overseas, can the non-Caymanian spouse now apply for a Residency and Employment Rights Certificate? And, if both spouses are Caymanian and they were also married overseas, will that now be legally […]

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Lounge offers dedicated LGBT evenings

Lounge offers dedicated LGBT evenings

| 02/04/2019 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): With the ruling Friday to legalise same-sex marriage in the Cayman Islands, one local establishment is dedicating its recently launched weekly LGBTQIA+ friendly evening to the landmark victory of Chantelle Day and Vicky Bodden. The first of its kind in Cayman, Havana Club hosts the event, now in its third week, every […]

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Naturalisation and same-sex marriage

Naturalisation and same-sex marriage

| 28/07/2016 | 3 Comments

Can you be naturalised through marriage to a Caymanian in a same-sex partnership? Auntie’s answer: There is nothing in the law that covers same-sex marriage in the Cayman Islands so the answer would have to be no. Same-sex unions are not legally sanctioned or recognised for purposes such as pension or inheritance. Since you posted […]

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