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Peru: LGBTQ couples call for marriage equality

Peru: LGBTQ couples call for marriage equality

(Reuters) – LGBTQ couples in Peru took part in a symbolic wedding ceremony on Friday in an annual event aimed at calling for marriage equality in the conservative South American nation. Eleven couples exchanged vows at a park in the Miraflores district of Lima in a ceremony to mark Valentine’s Day, called ‘Love does not […]

Peru official takes on new battle: legalising gay marriage

Peru official takes on new battle: legalising gay marriage

(Reuters) – Susel Paredes often finds herself in dangerous situations, donning a bulletproof vest to lead high-profile police operations and breaking up cartels of street vendors in one of the grittier parts of Peruvian capital Lima. Now the short, curly-haired city official is taking on a more personal battle; legalising gay marriage in the conservative, […]