Mexico approves gay marriage
New delhi: Maxico become the first american country, who gives allows same sex marriage. The legislation goes further than a 2006 city law allowing civil unions by giving gay couples access to the same family social security benefits and joint loans as straight couples. In a last-minute measure, the city's left-dominated assembly overcame conservative opposition to allow gay couples that marry to adopt children. Activists in the chamber burst into cheers. Some gay men and women hugged, exchanged kisses and waved rainbow-colored flags that have come to symbolize gay rights.
"We are putting an end to segregation and stigmatization of a sector of society, giving access to full marriage rights," David Razu, a legislator from the left-wing Social Democratic Party, or PSD, who promoted the law said.