Tag Archives: Buenos Aires

ARGENTINA: Buenos Aires Becomes World’s First City To Name Subway Station After An LGBT Activist

The Bubble reports: Today marked the opening of the newly inaugurated Carlos Jaúregui subway station. Located on the corner of Avenida Santa Fe and Pueyrredón, the stop was previously referred to as the “Santa Fe” stop on the H line. Following a measure approved unanimously last year by the Buenos Aires City Legislature, the station was opened under its new ...

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BUENOS AIRES: Judge Orders Closure Of All Nightclubs After Five Drug-Related Deaths At EDM Festival

The BBC reports: A judge in the Argentine capital, Buenos Aires, has banned nightclubs from opening until they have set up proper health and safety systems. Two weeks ago five young people died and a further five were sent to hospital after taking the drug ecstasy at an electronic music event. The judge said city authorities should train up inspectors ...

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At Buenos Aires Pride 2014

Via the Buenos Aires Herald: Buenos Aires City yesterday held its 23rd Gay Pride March despite concerns from organizers after Mayor Mauricio Macri’s City Hall refused to take full responsibility for the safety of participants and spectators at what is a public event. Demonstrators gathered at the Congress Square to arrive at the iconic Plaza de Mayo. Around 8pm, the ...

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ARGENTINA: Buenos Aires Legalizes Same-Sex Marriage For Foreigners

The city government of Buenos Aires has legalized same-sex marriage for tourists and non-residents. Via press release from Federación Argentina LGBT: La Federación Argentina de Lesbianas, Gays, Bisexuales, y Trans hails the decision of the municipality of Buenos Aires to eliminate the administrative obstacles that prevented the marriage between two foreigners, a right guaranteed in Article 20 of the Constitution. ...

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ARGENTINA: Cyndi Lauper Calms Airport

Due to flight delays and cancellations, things were getting quite tense at the Buenos Aires airport. Enter Cyndi Lauper, who commandeered a microphone and performed Girls Just Wanna Have Fun.(Source)

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ARGENTINA: Bear Club Attacked

Last week the Buenos Aires Bears Club filed a complaint with the federal government after their meeting space was set ablaze with members inside. Andres Duque reports at Blabbeando: Club coordinator Gabriel Sánchez tells Tiempo Argentino that on the night of January 15th, as club members and their friends began to arrive to a monthly grill-and-meet event, twenty or so ...

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First Gay Marriage For Latin America

After being temporarily thwarted by a judge’s stay of a Buenos Aires court ruling in their favor, two men in Argentina have become the first gays to marry legally in Latin America. An official in Argentina’s southern Tierra del Fuego province says two Argentine men have wed there in Latin America’s first gay marriage. Provincial spokesman Eduardo Porter says the ...

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Marriage Equality For Buenos Aires

After a gay couple won their lawsuit charging that a city law banning same-sex marriage was illegal, the mayor of Buenos Aires says he won’t challenge the court’s ruling, bringing marriage equality to the capital of Argentina. The court ruled that two articles in the city’s civil code that say only people of different sexes can get married are illegal. ...

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