Category Archives: Family

First Gay Marriages in Ecuador

(Blogmensgo, gay blog of 31 July 2019) Since 18 July 2019, same-sex marriage has been legal in Ecuador. On this day, Alexandra Chávez and Michelle Avilés were married as the first lesbian couple in Ecuador. A week later, on 25 July, Giovanni Vareles and Boris Álvarez were married as the first gay couple in Ecuador.…
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Two gay men adopt six siblings

(Blogmensgo, gay blog of May 31, 2019) They got married and had many children. Eighteen years as a couple, engaged since 2006 and married since 2013. Steve Anderson-McLean and Rob Anderson-McLean had already raised two children from a previous marriage. On May 23, 2019, they officially adopted six siblings in Philadelphia. This is probably a…
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Chiba (Japan): Municipal Civil Union for Homo- and Heterosexuals

(Blogmensgo, gay blog of February 4, 2019) Toshihito Kumagai, mayor of the Japanese city of Chiba, issued the first “partnership certificates” for six unmarried couples on January 29, 2019. Chiba is the first Japanese city government to offer a registered partnership for both homosexual and heterosexual couples. Actually, the registered partnership in Chiba was supposed…
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