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Colombia legalizes gay marriage

Colombia's high court legalizes gay marriage.

Colombia has just legalized same-sex marriage.

The South American country follows Argentina, Brazil, Uruguay and other Latin America territories in allowing men and women to join together in legal matrimony despite their genders.

Colombia's highest court affirms right of sexual identity expression

This is the latest pro-LGBT decision from the court which has in the recent past authorized some of the most advanced protections for same-sex partners in Latin America. The court is expected to rule soon on same-sex marriage as well as adoption by same-sex couples.