Tuesday, July 20, 2010

Uruguay And Paraguay Could Be Next To Debate Gay Marriage

"Argentina voted to legalise gay marriage last week and it now looks like two of its neighbours could be on course to consider the same step. Gay rights groups in Uruguay and Paraguay are pushing for parliaments to consider bills to give gay couples equal marriage rights," reports UK Pink News. "Uruguay is the most likely of the two countries to grant equal marriage rights. It already allows civil unions, adoption rights for gay couples, the right for gay people to serve openly in the military and grants trans people the option of legally changing their gender. Paraguay is less likely to make the change, with church leaders speaking out before a bill has even been introduced." READ MORE