Chile gives final approval to gay civil unions

Bill gives civil partners nearly all the rights of married couples. Lawmakers in socially conservative Chile have given final approval to gay civil unions after more than four years of legislative wrangling. The senate yesterday (January) passed the Civil Union Accord bill by a 25 to 6 vote margin with three abstentions, a week after the lower

Killers of Chile gay man Daniel Zamudio sentenced

The 24-year-old Chilean was found beaten unconscious, swastikas carved into his skin, part of his ear cut and had cigarette burns all over his body – Patricio Ahumada Garay, who prosecutors say masterminded the attack back in 2012, received a life sentence. The court also sentenced Raúl López Fuentes and Alejandro Angulo Tapia to 15