19/08/2011 | ILGA-LAC equipo de comunicacion
The Constitutional Court of Colombia did not listen to calls to homophobia. The Constitutional Court of Colombia’s ruling gave the Colombian Congress until July 30, 2013 time to legislate on equal marriage for same-sex couples. If after that date, Congress has not passed such legislation, or if it isn’t in force by then, Notary Publics are authorized to legalize them. >>>
A new supporter for marriage equality and proponent of the repeal of "Don't Ask, Don't Tell" has won election to the U.S. Congress with tonight's upset victory that has been called for Democrat Kathy Hochul against Republican Jane Corwin in New York's 26th District. With 91 percent of precincts reporting, Hochul was winning the race 48 percent to 42 percent, with Tea Party candidate Jack Davis garnering 9 percent of the vote.