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Aug 21, 2007 Quickie Link: The Rock Of Prejudice -- By Peter Tatchell
By vanrozenheim

(Gibraltar) - A Lesbian couple who have been in love for 19 years are bringing a legal case against the government of Gibraltar over its decision to refuse them joint tenancy of their rented apartment. Nadine Rodriguez has applied to the Gibraltar high court for a judicial review of the non-inclusion of her partner in her tenancy agreement. This is a cruel, vindictive policy. Gibraltar is nick-named the Rock. In the Rodriguez case, it is proving to be a rock by name and a rock by nature. Chief minister Peter Caruana has failed to provide any significant progress for Gibraltar's Gay and Lesbian citizens. Same-sex relationships have no legal recognition or rights in Gibraltar. Civil partnerships do not exist, and there are no plans to introduce them.

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