No Go In Portugal.

We may be celebrating Connecticut’s gay marriage win, but things aren’t so peachy in Portugal: “Portugal’s parliament rejected a proposal on Friday to allow gay marriage, sparking anger among gays who say they face discrimination in the conservative Catholic country… Outside parliament, about thirty gays protested by staging two mock marriages. ‘I am here because there are citizens who are full citizens in their duties but not citizens in their rights and that is a very serious mistake in a democracy,” Joana, a woman who married her partner, told Reuters Television.” [Toronto Star]