July 15, 2010 8:34 AM Subscribe
Argentina Approves Gay Marriage.
posted by kmz (43 comments total)
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With a 33-27 vote in the Senate, Argentina has become the first Latin American country to legalize gay marriage. (Mexico City
legalized it in 2009.) Reactions: 1 2 3TIME
gives a bit more background. The Economist
takes a more cynical look at how the law came to be.
Buenos Aires had legalized same-sex civil unions in 2003
but they did not grant inheritance and adoption rights.
on the history of LGBT rights in Argentina.