Chile’s Congress approves same-sex marriage by an overwhelming majority

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Members of the Movilh — Movement for Homosexual Integration and Liberation — celebrate after lawmakers approved legislation legalizing marriage and adoption by same-sex couples, in Santiago, Chile, on Tuesday.

The vote on Tuesday makes Chile the eighth Latin American country to extend equal rights to same sex couples, and marks a reversal for the country’s conservative leadership.

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