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Couple of 14 years first to register under Uruguay’s new gay marriage law

| Monday, August 5, 2013
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MONTEVIDEO, Uruguay -- Two gay men who have been together 14 years become the first same-sex couple to register to marry in Uruguay on Monday, just hours after the country's marriage equality law came into effect.

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Uruguay’s president signs marriage equality bill into law

| Tuesday, May 7, 2013
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MONTEVIDEO, Uruguay — Uruguay's President Jose Mujica’s has signed the country's marriage equality bill into law, making the South American country the 12th nation in the world and third in the Americas to legalize same-sex marriage.

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BREAKING: Uruguay lawmakers vote to legalize same-sex marriage

| Wednesday, April 10, 2013
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MONTEVIDEO, Uruguay -- Uruguay's lawmakers have voted to legalize same-sex marriage.

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Uruguay Senate lawmakers approve same-sex marriage bill

| Tuesday, April 2, 2013
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MONTEVIDEO, Uruguay -- Uruguayan lawmakers have voted in favor of a proposal to legalize same-sex marriage.

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Uruguay Senate postpones vote on marriage equality bill until April

| Wednesday, December 26, 2012
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Amid heavy political controversy, Uruguay’s Senate on Wednesday unexpectedly postponed a vote on a marriage equality bill until its next session in April.

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Uruguay poised to legalize same-sex marriage; lower house approves law by wide margin

| Wednesday, December 12, 2012
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Uruguay moved a step closer to legalizing same-sex marriage on Tuesday after lawmakers in its lower house of Congress approved a single law governing marriage for both heterosexuals and homosexuals.

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Uruguay first latin American country to allow gay adoption

| Wednesday, September 9, 2009
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The Miami Herald. Uruguay, long-regarded as one of the most progressive countries in Latin America, set a standard for the region by allowing same-sex couples to adopt children with a bill that passed the Senate on Wednesday. The bill was approved 17-6, with most of...

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