Buenos Aires Grants First Marriage License to Gays

November 16, 2009

by Vanessa Hand Orellana | Associated Press

Jose Maria Di Bello and Alex Freyre (Photo by Natacha Pisarenko)

Two men were granted a marriage license in Argentina’s capital on Monday, breaking ground in a country and region where laws ban gay marriage.

Jose Maria Di Bello and his partner Alex Freyre won the right to get married when a judge ruled last week that ban on gay marriage violates Argentina’s constitution.

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