Mexican same-sex couples gain more rights

Based on an earlier Supreme Court ruling saying all Mexican states must recognize a marriage performed in Mexico City, a lower court ruled last week that same-sex couples may register as a couple with the national social security system.

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Wolfson/Gallagher ‘Economist’ debate concludes with lopsided win for marriage equality

The "Economist" debate between Freedom to Marry's Evan Wolfson and NOM's Maggie Gallagher concluded with almost two thirds of the online votes being 'yes' for marriage equality being legalized.

We thank those who voted and encourage everyone to keep having conversations and sharing your perspectives.

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State Department deletes ‘Mother, ‘Father’ from forms for more correct ‘Parent One, ‘Parent Two’

No more "Mother" and "Father" for the Obama administration's State Department.

The department has announced that it is replacing the traditional parental designations on its passport applications (see above) with the more contemporaneously correct "Parent One" and "Parent Two."

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‘Economist’ debate between Wolfson/Gallagher scheduled for January 3, 2011

An online debate between Freedom to Marry's executive director, Evan Wolfson, and Maggie Gallagher of The National Organization for Marriage (NOM) will take place on January 3rd 2011.

You can register for free at "The Economist" to be notified when the debate begins.

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Marriage equality law boosts Mexico City’s gay & lesbian tourism

Gay & lesbian tourism in Mexico's capital has soared since lawmakers legalized the freedom to marry in March.

According to the government's Officinia de Turismo Lesbico-Gay Bisexual y Transexual (LGBT), the city netted nearly half a million dollars (6 million pesos) in the second half of 2010.

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Still treated as second-class citizens in civil marriage law

The good news is that gay Americans can now openly fight and die for their country in the military.

The bad news is we are still treated as second-class citizens when it comes to the civil marriage law.

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Make marriage equality a New Year’s resolution

Marriage advocates in Australia are calling on marriage equality supporters to make a New Year's resolution to meet their elected representatives at a time when the religious right is organizing a counter campaign to equality.

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Weddings for same-sex couples boom under Argentina’s new liberal laws

As same-sex couples celebrate marriage rights unique in Latin America, wedding planners are helping them to spend thousands on their big day.

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A rude shock at Christmas

A NJ civil union provided no protection for Peruvian man abruptly deported.

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Wolfson to visit Guam

Freedom to Marry's Evan Wolfson will be speaking on Tuesday before the Guam Legislature about marriage equality and the issues surrounding it.

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