First Gay Marriages Celebrated in Argentina

An Argentinean actor and his agent have became the first gay couple to marry in Buenos Aires after an historic vote made Argentina the first country in South America to allow same-sex marriages. Actor Ernesto Larrese and his agent Alejandro Vannelli have been together for thirty-four years, but jumped at the chance of making their union official.

Ernesto Larrese: "The sick are the homophobes, not the homosexuals. The sick are the people with claustrophobia, not the elevators. The sick are the people with xenophobia, not the foreigners. Why would an airplane be at fault for someone’s fear of heights? Why would we homosexuals be at fault for the people who suffer from this illness called homophobia. There’s a wonderful and simple way of curing these phobias and fears: with an antidote called love."

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