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

Monday, August 5, 2013
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. [ Read more → ]
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Uruguay’s president signs marriage equality bill into law

Tuesday, May 7, 2013
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. [ Read more → ]
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BREAKING: Uruguay lawmakers vote to legalize same-sex marriage

Wednesday, April 10, 2013
MONTEVIDEO, Uruguay -- Uruguay's lawmakers have voted to legalize same-sex marriage. [ Read more → ]
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Uruguay Senate lawmakers approve same-sex marriage bill

Tuesday, April 2, 2013
MONTEVIDEO, Uruguay -- Uruguayan lawmakers have voted in favor of a proposal to legalize same-sex marriage. [ Read more → ]
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Uruguay Senate postpones vote on marriage equality bill until April

Wednesday, December 26, 2012
Amid heavy political controversy, Uruguay’s Senate on Wednesday unexpectedly postponed a vote on a marriage equality bill until its next session in April. [ Read more → ]
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Uruguay poised to legalize same-sex marriage; lower house approves law by wide margin

Wednesday, December 12, 2012
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. [ Read more → ]
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Uruguay first latin American country to allow gay adoption

Wednesday, September 9, 2009
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... [ Read more → ]
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