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Argentina legalizes gay marriage

  1. Uninvited Writer profile image84
    Uninvited Writerposted 7 years ago

    It was a close vote but the Argentinian senate voted to make it legal for gays in their country to marry and to adopt.

    http://www.google.com/hostednews/ukpres … 262nIBQZ9Q

  2. kerryg profile image87
    kerrygposted 7 years ago

    Great, the "land of the free" is now less free than a country that spent much of the last 50 years under fascist dictatorship. Congratulations, religious right!

  3. livelonger profile image93
    livelongerposted 7 years ago

    10 countries now:

    2001 Netherlands
    2003 Belgium
    2005 Spain
    2005 Canada
    2006 South Africa
    2008 Norway
    2009 Sweden
    2010 Portugal
    2010 Iceland
    2010 Argentina

    Now look at women's suffrage.

    New Zealand    1893   
    Australia    1902   
    Finland    1906   
    Norway        1913   
    Denmark    1915   
    Iceland    1915   
    Canada        1917   
    Russia        1917   
    Austria    1918   
    Azerbaijan    1918   
    Estonia    1918   
    Georgia    1918   
    Germany    1918   
    Hungary    1918   
    Ireland    1918   
    Kyrgyzstan    1918   
    Latvia        1918   
    Lithuania    1918   
    Poland        1918   
    United Kingdom    1918
    Belarus    1919   
    Luxembourg    1919   
    Netherlands    1919   
    Sweden    1919   
    Ukraine    1919   
    Belgium    1919   
    Albania    1920   
    Czechoslovakia    1920   
    Slovakia    1920   
    United States    1920   

    A lot of similarities: Scandinavia leads the pack (except Oceania), Canada well before the US, etc.

    Imagine that.

  4. prettydarkhorse profile image64
    prettydarkhorseposted 7 years ago

    usually as time goes on and society develops it is more permissive,

    it is like a cycle, then it will revert back again, non permissive

    just like marriage, before there is no law on property or there are no organized religion, there is no signing of papers, just ceremonies,

    there are no contract and people don't marry at all (by signing etc), by ceremonies only