Sunday, January 16

Celebration in Santiago after same-sex couples get the right to get married – Nyheter (Ekot)

Sebastian Cortes and Francisco Cruz in Santiago celebrate the decision to equalize all marriages, regardless of the couple’s sexual orientation

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  • After many years of debate, gay couples in Chile have now been given the right to marry and adopt children.

  • “We in the LGBTQ community have been discriminated against in family matters, now it’s over,” says Sebastian Cortés, who came to the celebration with his boyfriend Francisco Cruz.

  • It was a historic decision taken by the Chilean Congress yesterday, after 22 years in the public debate and four in the Congress, Chile has a law that equates all marriages, regardless of sexual orientation.

Reference-sverigesradio.se

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