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Amazing, wonderful, completely inspirational news!

Argentina has become the first Latin American country to legalize same-sex marriage!

After a reported 14 hour debate that ended today, the Senate passed the bill that gives gay and lesbian couples not only the equal right to marry, but also the right to adopt children!

President Cristina Kirchner is expected to sign off on the bill.

Progress is being made piece by piece!

We are so thrilled that Argentina has stepped up to the plate! Congratulations!

EQUAL RIGHTS FOR ALL!

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43 comments to “Argentina Allows Same-Sex Couples To Marry!”

  1. Rynne says – reply to this


    1

    See the kind of progress that happens when a woman is president? Congrats, Argentina!



  2. 2

    I'm from Argebtina and I'm proud of my people.



  3. 3

    I'm form Argentina and I'm proud of my country!!



  4. 4

    Oh really Perez? Equal rights for all? What about your tirade against an older women/younger guy having a child. Did you not say that kids would make fun of the baby at school? You are the biggest hypocrite on earth and until you admit it, I am going to be ANTI GAY. Down with GAYS until the HOMOS are ready to accept EVERYONE. NO JUSTICE FOR THE UNJUST.

    They should criminalize being gay!



  5. 5

    You can't imagine how proud I am of MY COUNTRY. It was 14 hours of debate, wonderful (and terrible) things were said. But, in the end: we all won.

  6. nn785 says – reply to this


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    Cristina Kirchner, the president of Argentina didn´t support the bill, the leaders of her party were against the law, anyway, the suffrage was made freely, everyone voted according to their beliefs, anyway, congrats to the gay comunity!



  7. 7

    Cristina Kirchner SUCKS BALLS!



  8. 8

    I KNOW THATS RIGHT!



  9. 9

    Perez and the gays always complaining about inequality and discrimination, when homos (and I mean gay men) are amongst the most racist people out there. Just flip the pages of your average gay mag and count how many non-white faces you see.



  10. 10

    nice



  11. 11

    Whoa! Censorship on PH… I repeat my comment: Gay men are horribly racist, just look at any gay mag and see how many non-white faces you can find.



  12. 12

    One place I won't be visiting….



  13. 13

    i'm soo proud of my country



  14. 14

    i'm from argetina and i can't explain how proud i'm right now.



  15. 15

    Usually I don't agree with Christina Kirchner, but she said in a conference in China that she supported the law… I'm from Argentina and I'm proud of living in a country thar respect equality!!! HAPPY EQUAL RIGHTS DAY!!!!



  16. 16

    please pick up a philosophy book and look up what "equality" really means. the left has brainwashed you into thinking it means something that it does not. stop changing the meaning of words!

  17. joe94 says – reply to this


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    I'm colombian, but i live in Argentina a while ago and that's the most wonderfull news i ever heard yesterday, i'm so proud of living in this country!!



  18. 18

    So now Maradona and Messi are allowed to marry? Cool.



  19. 19

    Re: maxie pad – Cry me a river bitch. That's because the (gay) majority is white. It's called target group. I don't want to see asians or blacks in every ad or magazine just to be politically correct.



  20. 20

    I thought Chile passed a law earlier this year or late last year that also legalized gay marriage. Am I wrong about that?



  21. 21

    Liberté, égalité, fraternité, people!!!

    ARGENTINEAN - And never more PROUD!



  22. 22

    im agree with the bill and all that, but it wasnt thanks to a woman president, she would do everything she could to go agains church, she isnt in favour of gays, she is just going against the church, that is why she "supports" gay marriage. Im glad about this, but people have to know the kind of president that argentinian people have, now she wants to sell our glaciares to alemania which are the only reserv of sweet water that is left… yay im proud, you cant imagine how proud am i! f**k the presindent! cristina you suck! thanx



  23. 23

    AMAZING!!



  24. 24

    WOOOO HOOOOO! Equal rights for all! That's amazing! It's ridiculous that this hasn't been passed in the US. I am so happy that this happen!



  25. 25

    yay!! congrats argentina!!!



  26. 26

    Re: AvaLovesAbs – Thank u, thank U, we don't need people like u in our country.



  27. 27

    finally something to feel proud to be Argentina
    I love you perez!



  28. 28

    Yay! I'm so proud of Argentina!
    But our president Cristina Fernandez de Kircher is a crazy goat.
    Never ever believe a word from her!



  29. 29

    Yes, it was a long nigth, but freedom won….equallity won, and they are allowed to adopt children too…love is love people!!! and yes, one of the few ocasions lately that i can say im proud to be argentinean! and Ubergeist, i dont think maradona and messi should marry, maradona is a cheater, he likes older guys lol!!!!
    and avalovesabs, stay in the whole you cradled out, WE DONT WANT you here…



  30. 30

    Can't wait until the US grants gays and lesbians equal rights!



  31. 31

    Re: maxie pad – That's a lie. Gays are the most open minded and warm people you will ever meet.



  32. 32

    Why is everyone bragging. We don't give a shit if you're from there.



  33. 33

    Argentinian President Cristina Fernández De Kichner supports this bill from the beginning. Thanks to Cristina progress is being made piece by piece and also thaks to Néstor Kirchner her husband, ex president also. We are growing up as a country and as equal society.
    I love my country, I love my president Cristina and our future president Nestor Kirchner.



  34. 34

    Mexico City approved gay marriage in the Last year or so



  35. 35

    Argentina… Equally for all ! What a great example for the rest of the American Continent….People deserve to be or marry to whoever they want to…. Go Argentina!



  36. 36

    who gives a shit !



  37. 37

    so move there



  38. 38

    Re: Sportyraven – Chile passed a law allowing Civil Unions between 2 people of the same gender. This is not the same as Marriage. Argentina had Civil Unions in some of its territories but now Marriage is allowed.



  39. 39

    im Argentinian.
    just one word … happiness



  40. 40

    Re: Rynne – it has nothing to do with our female president. it has everything to do with popularity and upcoming elections.



  41. 41

    Re: queen_0f_p0p – you are guilty of steriotyping.



  42. 42

    Im very proud of my country! It was very cold outside the Congress, but it was all worth it! U cant imagine the happiness @ 4:30 am when the bill was approved, Im very happy! ;)



  43. 43

    Re: ForeverWyld – OMG! I can't believe that this kind of opinion really exist in the XXI century!!!

    Anyway, I came here to say that I'm so proud of my country and its people! And I really like that this be congratulated by other countrys :)

    Thanks for this.