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Meet Argentina’s First Legally Married Gay Couple: Jose Maria Di Bello + Alex Freyre


Congratulations to Jose Maria Di Bello, the gay rights, activist, and Alex Freyre, who just became Argentina’s first gay couple to legally wed. Oh, they’re also Latin America’s first as well. “The couple had previously tried to marry in the Argentine capital of Buenos Aires,” notes the AP, “but were thwarted by city officials citing conflicting judicial rulings. Argentina’s Constitution is silent on whether marriage must be between a man and a woman, effectively leaving the matter to state and city officials. Tierra del Fuego Gov. Fabiana Rios said in a statement that gay marriage ‘is an important advance in human rights and social inclusion and we are very happy that this has happened in our state.'”

On:           Dec 28, 2009
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    • terrwill

      And we are constantly told how homophobic Latin countries are……..

      Countdown ’til rabid rant from the Catholic Bishop of Argentina……..5,4,3,2,1…………….

      Dec 28, 2009 at 7:27 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Joseph

      A new Argentina, the chains of the masses untied! A new Argentina, the voice of the people cannot be and will not be and must not be denied!

      Dec 28, 2009 at 8:55 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • hyhybt


      Dec 28, 2009 at 11:55 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Robert, NYC

      And here in NY state, we have fuck all, ZERO!

      Dec 29, 2009 at 8:19 am · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Cam

      As a gay man I will not vacation in places like Jamaica…..looks like I need to start planning a vacation to Argentina, specifically to Tierra Del Fuego. They’ve been having a rough time of it, time to bring them some American Tourist Dollars to help out!

      Dec 29, 2009 at 9:03 am · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Lady Ga-Gasp

      Can I be in charge of throwing the bachelor parties? Just sayin’

      Dec 29, 2009 at 9:36 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Girls Bedroom :

      attending bachelor parties is kind of my hobb these days, i like parties and drinking too ::

      Oct 31, 2010 at 7:01 am · @ReplyReply to this comment ·

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