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Despite the opposition of the Catholic church and conservative groups, Mexico City became the first in Latin America to legalize gay marriage, changing its definition of marriage to ""the free uniting of two people". The city already allowed gay civil unions, as do a few other places in Latin America.
A handful of cities in Argentina, Ecuador and Colombia permit gay unions.
Uruguay alone has legalised civil unions nationwide and allowed same-sex couples to adopt children.
Last month, an Argentinean court narrowly blocked what would been the continent's first gay marriage.
On Current, where the story was clipped by EthicalVegan opinion has mostly been in favor of the move by the city. User KSirys says: "Just Amazing Mexico City! Para todos los Latinos, VIVA SUR AMERICA!!"
Anybody out there from Mexico City? Can you tell us what opinion's like in the city? Leave your comment over here.
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