Postedon Aug 11, 2010 at 03:30 pm
Costa Rica's top court has blocked the electoral tribunal from holding a referendum that would have let voters decide if civil unions for same-sex couples should be allowed in the Central American country.
The Constitutional Court said civil unions for same-sex couples are a legislative issue and not an electoral one.
Postedon Aug 11, 2010 at 09:00 am
Mexico's Supreme Court ruled Tuesday that all 31 states must recognize same-sex marriages performed in the capital, though its decision does not force those states to begin marrying gay couples in their territory.
Postedon Aug 05, 2010 at 05:15 pm
The Mexican Supreme Court ruled Thursday that a fledgling law honoring the freedom to marry in Mexico City is constitutional, rejecting an appeal by federal prosecutors who argued that it violated the charter's guarantees to protect the family.
Postedon Aug 02, 2010 at 02:49 pm
Chilean Senator Fulvio Rossi announced Sunday he'll introduce a marriage equality bill shortly, the Spanish news agency EFE reported.
The announcement follows quick on the heels of Latin America's first freedom to marry law taking effect over the weekend in Argentina.
Postedon Jul 30, 2010 at 05:15 pm
After the approval of a freedom to marry law, Buenos Aires City residents Alejandro Vanelli and Ernesto Larrese got married at a Palermo registry office, officially becoming the first same-sex couple to marry in the City.
Postedon Jul 30, 2010 at 07:30 am
If a vote similar to Proposition 8 upholding a ban on the freedom to marry were held tomorrow, a majority of Californians say they would cast ballots in favor of allowing gay and lesbian couples to marry, according to a survey released last week.
Postedon Jul 22, 2010 at 10:30 am
One in four Californians have become more supportive of gay rights over the last five years, compared with 8% who said they had become more opposed, according to a survey released Wednesday.
Postedon Jul 21, 2010 at 03:30 pm
Terrell Frazier, Research/Writer for Freedom to Marry, discusses how the marriage equality movement has been given a huge momentum boost as Argentina becomes the tenth country to honor marriage for all committed couples and how personal stories of love and commitment played a central role.
Postedon Jul 21, 2010 at 01:00 pm
Equality California's Marriage Director Marc Solomon: "Over the past year, Equality California has had more than 900,000 conversations about the freedom to marry with Californians, and we are thrilled that our work is making a real difference. We're finding that the more people get to know same-sex couples and their families and witness the love and commitment these couples share, the more they support their right to marry.