Same Sex Marriage in Colombia

Via the BBC: Colombia legalises gay marriage

Colombia’s top court has legalised same-sex marriage, making the country the fourth in Latin America to do so.

Civil unions had previous been legal.

The rest of the region:


Argentina, Brazil and Uruguay have previously legalised same-sex marriage.


In Mexico, gay marriage is legal in the capital and in certain states.

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  1. DrDaveT says:

    Awesome. The US can now aspire (at least in this regard) to be as morally enlightened as Latin America.

  2. grumpy realist says:

    Expect the usual caterwauling from the usual suspects.