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Colombia’s President Supports Gay Marriage Amid Election

By Jason St. Amand | Wednesday May 28, 2014
Colombia’s President Juan Manuel Santos announced his support for gay marriage this week in hopes that the revelation will help earn him the support of progressive voters as he faces a runoff election against conservative candidate Oscar Ivan Zuluaga.

First Same-Sex Civil Union Legalized in Colombia

By Libardo Cardona | Thursday Jul 25, 2013
Colombia got its first legalized same-sex union Wednesday when a judge sanctioned the partnership of two men who have been a couple for two decades.

Colombian High Court Stands Firm On Gay Rights Support

By Jason St. Amand | Wednesday Mar 13, 2013
Colombia’s high court reiterated its stance that the South American country’s LGBT couples’ lack of equal rights needs to be amended and that same-sex couples should have the right to marry.

Man Sentenced for Killing Colombian Priests

Thursday Jun 21, 2012
A colombia man has been sentenced to more than 40 years in prison for murdering two priests at their request. One of the priests allegedly had AIDS.

Latin American LGBTs Reach High Government Office

By Vivian Sequera and Frank Bajak | Saturday Mar 10, 2012
Across Latin America, public acceptance is gradually growing for LGBT officials.
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