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Brazil Council of Justice Rules 14-1 That Notaries Must Marry Gays and Lesbians
May 15th, 2013
Things continue to move quickly on the marriage equality front. Just hours after Minnesota approved gay marriage, so did a panel in Brazil. Edge Boston reports:
Brazil's National Council of Justice on Tuesday said that notary publics throughout the country must register same-sex civil unions as marriages if the couple requests it. The council that oversees... read_more
More Than Half Of Brazil's States Now Recognize Marriage Equality
May 1st, 2013
With the addition of three more states, 14 of Brazil's 27 jurisdictions now recognize marriage equality. Joe.My.God reports:
Two weeks ago I reported that the tenth Brazilian state had legalized same-sex marriage. Things are moving fast down there.Via Freedom To Marry: Yesterday, marriage continued moving forward in Brazil when the Corregedor Geral de Justiša in two additional... read_more
Brazil: Rio Legalizes Marriage Equality
Apr 20th, 2013
Rio de Janeiro became the 11th state in Brazil to endorse marriage equality, after a judge published a ruling authoizing it. Gay Star News reports:
The General Magistrate of Justice of Rio de Janeiro state, Judge Valmir de Oliveira Silva, published a legal ruling authorizing gay marriage in the state. Rio de Janeiro has become today (April 19)... read_more
Another State in Brazil Legalizes Marriage Equality
Apr 5th, 2013
Apparently Parana is the tenth state (of twenty-seven) to legalize gay marriage in Brazil. On Top Magazine reports:
On Wednesday, Parana (South) became the tenth Brazilian state to allow gay and lesbian couples to marry without the permission of a judge, the AFP reported. While no federal law allows gay couples to marry in Brazil, the nation's Supreme... read_more
Survey Says Almost 50% Support Marriage Equality in Brazil
Apr 1st, 2013
A new study out of Brazil shows encouraging results on marriage equality and adoption by gay and lesbian couples. Gay Star News reports:
A research survey carried out by Connecta/Ibope revealed that nearly half of Brazilian support gay marriage while two third of Brazilians are in favor of adoption by gay and lesbians, with the figure rising to... read_more
Brazil: Gay Man Stages Flash Mob to Propose to Partner
Mar 19th, 2013
We love this whole phenomenon - in Brazil, a gay man wanted to propose to his partner. So what better way than a flash mob? Queerty reports:
A nervous Brazilian man enlisted the help of a flash mob to help him propose to his boyfriend. According to a note on the video's YouTube page (at least... read_more
Brazil: Sao Paulo Ushers in Marriage Equality
Dec 20th, 2012
Brazil is about to see something that we only heard about from the United States: a massive movement of people going to one specific State, in order to get married there.
This is because Sao Paulo State (where Sao Paulo city is located) has updated its registration rules in order to allow the automatic registration of same sex marriages, without the... read_more
Brazil: 92 Gay and Lesbian Couples Hold Mass Wedding
Dec 10th, 2012
Almost 100 gay and lesbian couples took part in a mass 'wedding' in Rio, Brazil, yesterday (9 December).
The 92 same-sex couples joined the ceremony which legalized their unions just short of marriage status, reported AFP.
However, the service at the Rio courthouse was mainly symbolic and participants will have to take their vows again in front of a judge today (10... read_more