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Argentine Gay Marriage Bill Advances

Argentine Gay Marriage Bill Advances

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A bill legalizing same-sex marriage in Argentina passed the Latin American nation's lower legislative body on Wednesday.

The Associated Press reports that the legislation passed by an "ample margin"; PinkNews.co.uk reports the count as 125 votes to 109. The bill now heads to Argentina's senate, and if passed, will likely be written into law -- president Cristina Fernandez has promised to not veto it.

Five gay couples recently married into Argentina, but judges have voided some of those nuptials.

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Neal Broverman is the Editorial Director, Print of Pride Media, publishers of The Advocate, Out, Out Traveler, and Plus, spending more than 20 years in journalism. He indulges his interest in transportation and urban planning with regular contributions to Los Angeles magazine, and his work has also appeared in the Los Angeles Times and USA Today. He lives in the City of Angels with his husband, children, and their chiweenie.
Neal Broverman is the Editorial Director, Print of Pride Media, publishers of The Advocate, Out, Out Traveler, and Plus, spending more than 20 years in journalism. He indulges his interest in transportation and urban planning with regular contributions to Los Angeles magazine, and his work has also appeared in the Los Angeles Times and USA Today. He lives in the City of Angels with his husband, children, and their chiweenie.