Marriage Equality in South America is Coming

On 13th April 2015 Chilean¬†President Bachelet signed into law the legalisation of same-sex unions, and a week¬†ago the law came into effect. Although this progress is welcome Bachelet’s re-election included a campaign promise that wasn’t civil union legalisation; his pledge was to legalise same-sex marriage. What this shows is that even in Chile, which is a religiously conservative country, the LGBT community is becoming more socially accepted. Same-sex marriage in Chile may not be that far off.

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