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Uruguay Gay Marriage

Prohibiting Gay Marriage 'Tortures People Needlessly,' Says Weed-Legalizing President

The Huffington Post | Roque Planas | Posted 03.10.2014 | Latino Voices

While Uruguay’s president grabbed international headlines for legalizing the government-controlled production and sale of weed to registered users, ...

Uruguay, Little Trailblazer That Could

Carolina De Robertis | Posted 02.21.2014 | World
Carolina De Robertis

Uruguay has been receiving an avalanche of worldwide recognition. The Guardian called the entire country "heroic," Foreign Policy named President Mujica among its "100 Leading Global Thinkers," and The Economist named Uruguay its first-ever "Country of the Year." What's spurring all the attention?

The Gay Race To The Altar In Uruguay

AP | PABLO FERNANDEZ | Posted 08.06.2013 | Gay Voices

MONTEVIDEO, Uruguay -- A gay couple showed up before dawn to be the first to register under Uruguay's new "marriage equality law," but another pair wa...

First Uruguayan Same-Sex Couple Registers For Marriage

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 08.05.2013 | Gay Voices

In a landmark moment for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) rights in Latin America, a same-sex couple in Uruguay became the first to regis...

Jan Diehm

LOOK: Gay Marriage Map Shifts Ahead Of SCOTUS Ruling | Jan Diehm | Posted 11.11.2013 | Gay Voices

As the U.S. Supreme Court prepares to rule on the Defense of Marriage Act and Proposition 8, all eyes are on Justice Anthony Kennedy, the likely swing...

Uruguay Legalizes Gay Marriage

AP | PABLO FERNANDEZ | Posted 06.10.2013 | Gay Voices

MONTEVIDEO, Uruguay — Uruguayan lawmakers voted Wednesday to legalize gay marriage, making the South American country the third in the Americas ...

The Next Latin American Country To Legalize Gay Marriage?

AP | PABLO FERNANDEZ | Posted 06.02.2013 | Gay Voices

MONTEVIDEO, Uruguay — Uruguay's Senate on Tuesday voted to legalize gay marriage by approving a single law governing matrimony for heterosexuals...

Huge News For Uruguay's LGBT Community

AP | PABLO FERNANDEZ | Posted 12.12.2012 | Gay Voices

MONTEVIDEO, Uruguay -- Lawmakers in taboo-breaking Uruguay voted to legalize gay marriage late Tuesday night, approving a single law governing marriag...