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At the beginning of the New Year, 2013, a law is being proposed in the General Assembly to change the legal definition of marriage in Illinois to accommodate those of the same sex who wish to “marry” one another. In this discussion, the Church will be portrayed as “anti-gay,” which is a difficult position to be in, particularly when families and the Church herself love those of their members who are same-sex oriented. What’s at stake in this legislative proposal and in the Church’s teaching on marriage? continue reading »
The main opposition candidate for governor of Puerto Rico, Alejandro Garcia Padilla, said Friday he is opposed to same-sex marriage. "I believe that marriage is between a man and a woman. Having said that, it can't be used as an excuse to discriminat continue reading »
On July 5, Mark Jiminez and Beau Chandler applied for a marriage license they knew they’d never get. Texas, where the two men live, has a ban on same-sex marriages—and officials who issue licenses can face criminal charges. continue reading »
Barack Obama is untouchable, at least in the Latino electorate. Two recent polls show his support among Latinos ranging from 70-80 percent. However, these polls took place before the President stated that his views on same- continue reading »
Brazil became the largest country to recognize same sex civil unions this week. On Thursday, the Supreme Court unanimously voted to recognize same sex civil unions in an effort to promote equality and decrease violence against the gay population. continue reading »
Several gossip sites say Ricky Martin is seeking to become a Spanish citizen, though nothing is confirmed. The star would be looking to move overseas and marry his boyfriend Carlos González. continue reading »