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Argentina, officially the Argentine Republic, is a federal republic located in southeastern South America. Its capitol is Buenos Aires.

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Cross-dressing Argentine girl sign of hope for transgender community

Wednesday, November 4, 2015
Gabriela Mansilla, Luana's mother, during a news conference in Buenos Aires, Argentina, Wednesday, Oct. 9, 2013.
Luana had to fight to be a girl. She was born a boy, and struggled with a world that insisted that was what she must be. ...

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Argentinian judges reduce rapist’s sentence ‘because six-year-old victim was gay’

Tuesday, May 19, 2015
Argentina judges Horacio Piombo and Benjamín Sal Llargués.
The child had a "homosexual orientation," Argentinian appeal court judges said in their ruling as they reduced the prison sentence for Mario Tolosa from six years to 38 months ...

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Argentine president to be godmother to lesbian couple’s baby

Friday, April 4, 2014
Cristina Fernandez
BUENOS AIRES, Argentina -- Argentina's President Cristina Fernandez has agreed to be the godmother of a lesbian couple's baby in a Roman Catholic cathedral. ...

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Russian gay couple marries in Buenos Aires, will seek asylum in Argentina

Tuesday, February 25, 2014
Victor R. Caivano,  APRussian newlyweds Alexander Emereev, left, and Dmitry Zaytsev pose with their marriage book in Buenos Aires, Argentina, Tuesday, Feb. 25, 2014. The two men, who are from Sochi, planned to apply for political asylum after their marriage ceremony at the civil registry in Buenos Aires.
BUENOS AIRES, Argentina — A same-sex couple from Russia's Olympic city of Sochi has married in Buenos Aires and plan to seek asylum in Argentina. ...

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Argentina’s gay community not thrilled with selection of new pope

Friday, March 15, 2013
In this July 14, 2010 photo, a demonstrator looks on between banners that read in Spanish: "Satan take off your cassock," during a rally to support a proposal to legalize same-sex marriage.Photo: Natacha Pisarenko, AP
BUENOS AIRES, Argentina — While the appointment of Jorge Mario Bergoglio as pope has filled many in this deeply Catholic country with pride, members of the gay community are unsurprisingly less than enthusiastic with the Vatican's choice. ...

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Argentine pride celebrates gay marriage, highlights need for transgender equality

Sunday, November 7, 2010
A crowd of several thousand people gathered in the Argentinian capital city of Buenos Aires Saturday, marching in celebration of the country's status as the first Latino nation to legalize same-sex marriage. ...

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First gay couples wed as Argentina gay marriage law takes effect

Friday, July 30, 2010
Calefato (left), and Navarro
Gay couples rushed to tie the knot in Argentina on Friday, two weeks after the country became the first in Latin America to grant them the same marriage rights as heterosexual couples. ...

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Argentina becomes first Latin America country to legalize gay marriage

Thursday, July 15, 2010
Argentina has become the first country in Latin America to legalize same-sex marriage, following a 15-hour debate that lasted into the early hours of Thursday morning. ...

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Argentine gay couple marry in Latin America’s first gay wedding

Monday, December 28, 2009
Less than one month after a Buenos Aires court derailed the marriage of Alex Freyre and Jose Maria di Bello, the couple wed Monday at the southern tip of Argentina, making it the first same-sex marriage in Latin America, reports ...

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Judge puts Latin America’s first gay wedding on hold

Monday, November 30, 2009
Alex Freyre and Jose Maria Di Bello
Latin America’s first same-sex marriage, set to be held in Argentina on Tuesday, appeared derailed after a judge filed a last-minute injunction to stop the union until the issue can be reviewed further, CNN reports. Judge Marta Gomez Alsina’s ruling ...

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