Colombia: Constitutional Court did not allow child adoption by homosexual couples

Colombia’s Constitutional Court denied on Wednesday the possibility that same-sex couples can adopt, but retained the option to do it when the child is the biological child of one of the two implied. “The same-sex couples can only adopt when the request rests to the...

Chilean Congress passes law of equality for couples of the same or different gender

Chile yesterday approved a law guaranteeing equal civil rights of couples of the same or different gender, in order to combat discrimination in a society with largely conservative tradition. The project, known as Civil Union (AUC) Agreement had the votes of the ruling party and...

Italy plans to legalize homosexual unions

The Undersecretary of the Ministry of Reforms, Ivan Scalfarotto, in declarations to the newspaper L’Unita, said that Italy would adopt a similar legislation to the existent  in Germany in terms of rights for same-sex. Scalfarotto told the newspaper that Italy will follow...