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Uruguay’s Same-Sex Marriage Law Takes Effect

By Bobby McGuire | Monday Aug 5, 2013
Today Rodrigo Borda and Sergio Miranda became the first same-sex couple to register to marry in Uruguay, just hours after the law legalizing gay marriage took effect in the country. The couple plans to marry in September.

Uruguay Lawmakers Vote to Legalize Gay Marriage

By Pablo Fernandez | Thursday Apr 11, 2013
Uruguayan lawmakers voted Wednesday to legalize gay marriage, making the South American country the third in the Americas to do so.

Uruguay’s Senate Approves Legalizing Gay Marriage

By Pablo Fernandez | Tuesday Apr 2, 2013
Uruguay’s Senate on Tuesday voted to legalize gay marriage by approving a single law governing matrimony for heterosexuals and homosexuals.

Uruguay’s Lower House Approves Gay Marriage Law

By Pablo Fernandez | Wednesday Dec 12, 2012
Lawmakers in taboo-breaking Uruguay voted to legalize gay marriage late Tuesday night, approving a single law governing marriage for heterosexuals and homosexuals.

Uruguay Congress Considers Same-Sex Marriage Law

By Pablo Fernandez | Thursday Nov 15, 2012
Uruguay’s congress is considering a gay marriage law that would give same-sex couples all the same rights and responsibilities of heterosexual married couples.

Uruguay Takes Another Step Forward for GLBTs With Gender Change Law

By Kilian Melloy | Wednesday Sep 23, 2009
The tiny South American nation of Uruguay continues to outpace America in the arena of GLBT equality, with legal gender changes for transgendered individuals having cleared the legislature’s lower house.

Uruguay clears way for gay adoptions

Thursday Sep 10, 2009
Uruguay is clearing the way for homosexual couples to adopt children.

Uruguay lawmakers OK gay adoption

Friday Aug 28, 2009
Lawmakers in Uruguay have approved a bill allowing gay and lesbian couples to adopt.

Uruguay to lift ban on gays in the military

Thursday May 14, 2009
Uruguay is moving to lift a ban on homosexuals joining the armed forces.

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