Rodrigo Borda and Sergio Miranda marry in Uruguay
Meet the First Uruguayan Gay Couple to Sign Up for Marriage
By Amaris Castillo | 08/06/2013 - 12:11

A longtime couple was the first to register under Uruguay's new "marriage equality law" in the early hours of Monday morning. According to Fox News Latino, TV producer Sergio Miranda and artist Rodrigo Borda signed up at Montevideo's civil registry.


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Costa Rica May Just Have Approved Same-Sex Marriage — On Accident
By Priscilla Rodriguez | 07/05/2013 - 11:33

Costa Rica may have approved same-sex marriage by complete accident.

According to a local Costa Rican newspaper called La Nacion, lawmakers approved a bill on Monday that changed article 22 of the "Law of Young People" which previously stated that unions would only be recignized if they were between a man and a woman.


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Where Latin American Countries Stand on LGBT Rights
Where Latin American Countries Stand on LGBT Rights
By Amaris Castillo | 05/31/2013 - 16:30

Puerto Rico made headlines this week after its governor Alejandro Garcia Padilla signed two bills into law; one which prohibits employment discrimination based on gender or sexual orientation, and the other which adds to the island’s domestic violence law protections with regards to sexual orientation. This decision came after much pushing from LGBT rights advocates, including Puerto Rico’s own beloved superstar Ricky Martin, who took to


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What Does It Mean to be an LGBT Latino in 2013?
What Does It Mean to be an LGBT Latino in 2013?
By Caroline Murray | 05/31/2013 - 10:16

On any given week this year—minus a public scandal or two—immigration reform and same-sex marriage will take turns as the hottest political topic in America. While many Americans sit back and watch these two movements take their course, there’s one group that will fight both battles tirelessly: the LGBT Latino community.

With an abundance of challenges that come with being an LGBT Latino, some wonder how this community will prioritize their battle. In other words, which is more pressing: gay rights or immigration rights?


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WATCH: Ricky Martin to Larry King: "I want to get married in America"
By Lizzy Sise | 11/11/2010 - 13:29

Ricky Martin paid a little visit to Larry King Live last night as part of his whirlwind publicity tour for his memoir, Me. He passionately advocated for the right to same-sex marriage in America. "I want that option, why do I have to be a second-hand citizen?" Martin asked.

Martin makes it clear that he is not ready to marry his current beau. But he wants to know that if they chose to take that next step they would be able to get married in their own backyard in America.

Watch the interview below:

 


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Miss USA Pageant Runner-up Miss California Only Supports "Opposite" Marriage
By Mariela Rosario | 04/20/2009 - 15:45

In further proof that you needn't be a rocket scientist to find yourself at the top of the heap at a beauty pageant, Miss California Carrie Prejean gave gossip blogger Perez
Hilton
 an interesting answer during
the finals of the Miss USA pageant over the
weekend
.


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