Wednesday, May 06, 2009

Gay Marriage in Russia

Lesbians to attempt first gay marriage in Russia | Reuters They will be refused a license, but it is the first step.
Gay rights activist Nikolai Alekseyev said it was the first time a gay couple would apply for a license.

"I am 99 percent sure there will be a refusal, but maybe later the situation in Russia can change, the political feeling can change," he told Reuters on Wednesday.

The pair will most likely legally marry in the coming months in Toronto, or Norway, he added. Neither country requires residency for gay couples wishing to marry.
Interesting times.

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