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arcos Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jul-15-10 02:30 AM
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Argentinian Senate is minutes away from legalizing same sex marriage...
Edited on Thu Jul-15-10 02:36 AM by arcos
Watch it live (in Spanish)

http://www.ustream.tv/channel/c5n/v3


Huge crowd outside Congress:

http://twitpic.com/25cn20
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EFerrari Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jul-15-10 02:36 AM
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1. Their chat room is going nuts!
:hi:
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Q3JR4 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jul-15-10 02:55 AM
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2. What's going on?
Q3JR4
Sadly one languaged...
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arcos Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jul-15-10 02:59 AM
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3. They're fighting...
They're having the last discussions.
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Q3JR4 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jul-15-10 03:01 AM
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4. How does it look? n/t.
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arcos Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jul-15-10 03:12 AM
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9. [deleted]
Edited on Thu Jul-15-10 03:12 AM by arcos
wrong place
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EFerrari Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jul-15-10 03:03 AM
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5. They're voting right now.
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Q3JR4 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jul-15-10 03:03 AM
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6. Doesn't look good...
Q3JR4
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Q3JR4 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jul-15-10 03:06 AM
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7. I think they just did what I think they did and so
withdraw my previous statement.

Q3JR4
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EFerrari Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jul-15-10 03:28 AM
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12. Before the vote, the senators that were abstaining checked in
so that might have been confusing.

It's really cool to see the people on the street. :)
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Smashcut Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jul-15-10 03:06 AM
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8. It passed!!!
WOOHOO!!!
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arcos Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jul-15-10 03:13 AM
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10. Same sex marriage has been approved 33-27...
It is such a historic day for LGBT rights in Latin America... :cry:
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EFerrari Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jul-15-10 03:26 AM
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11. They were in session from 2 y pico in the afternoon until after 4 am?
Is that what the announcer said?!

Andale, Argentina! :woohoo:

:party: :party: :party:
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arcos Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Jul-16-10 03:58 AM
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15. Yup, about 14 hours, non-stop!
Edited on Fri Jul-16-10 04:00 AM by arcos
I was able to watch/listen about 10 of those hours :)
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racaulk Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jul-15-10 09:10 AM
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13. Woo hoo!
This is fantastic news to wake up to this morning!!!

:woohoo:
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EFerrari Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jul-15-10 12:31 PM
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14. They voted at four o'clock in the morning and there were still people
on the street waiting! Here's a short vid:

http://news.yahoo.com/video/world-15749633/20886662
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