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Brazilian judge rules for marriage

Timothy Kincaid

June 27th, 2011

In May, the Supreme Court of Brazil ruled that the nation must allow its gay couples rights and recognition comparable to marriage. Now a judge has ruled that one couple’s civil union can be converted to marriage. (AP)

A Brazilian judge has approved what is apparently the South American nation’s first gay marriage.

Sao Paulo state judge Fernando Henrique Pinto says he has ruled that two men can convert their civil union into a marriage.



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