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Uruguay’s Same-Sex Marriage Law Takes Effect

INTERNATIONAL | By EDGE | Aug 5
Today Rodrigo Borda and Sergio Miranda became the first same-sex couple to register to marry in Uruguay, just hours after the law legalizing gay marriage took effect in the country. The couple plans to marry in September.

Uruguay Lawmakers Vote to Legalize Gay Marriage

INTERNATIONAL | By Pablo Fernandez | Apr 11
Uruguayan lawmakers voted Wednesday to legalize gay marriage, making the South American country the third in the Americas to do so.

Uruguay’s Senate Approves Legalizing Gay Marriage

INTERNATIONAL | By Pablo Fernandez | Apr 2
Uruguay’s Senate on Tuesday voted to legalize gay marriage by approving a single law governing matrimony for heterosexuals and homosexuals.

Uruguay’s Lower House Approves Gay Marriage Law

INTERNATIONAL | By Pablo Fernandez | Dec 12
Lawmakers in taboo-breaking Uruguay voted to legalize gay marriage late Tuesday night, approving a single law governing marriage for heterosexuals and homosexuals.

Uruguay Congress Considers Same-Sex Marriage Law

INTERNATIONAL | By Pablo Fernandez | Nov 15
Uruguay’s congress is considering a gay marriage law that would give same-sex couples all the same rights and responsibilities of heterosexual married couples.

Uruguay Takes Another Step Forward for GLBTs With Gender Change Law

NATIONAL | By Kilian Melloy | Sep 23
The tiny South American nation of Uruguay continues to outpace America in the arena of GLBT equality, with legal gender changes for transgendered individuals having cleared the legislature’s lower house.

Uruguay clears way for gay adoptions

NATIONAL | Sep 10
Uruguay is clearing the way for homosexual couples to adopt children.

Uruguay lawmakers OK gay adoption

NATIONAL | Aug 28
Lawmakers in Uruguay have approved a bill allowing gay and lesbian couples to adopt.

Uruguay to lift ban on gays in the military

NATIONAL | May 14
Uruguay is moving to lift a ban on homosexuals joining the armed forces.

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