Judge nullified first gay couple married in Argentine

An Argentine judge ruled that Alejandro Freyre and Jose Maria Di Bello's marriage was "non-existent" after he cited a civil code which forbids two people of the same sex to marry.
Alejandro Freyre (R) and Jose Maria Di Bello getting married in 2009 (AFP).

An Argentine judge ruled that Alejandro Freyre and Jose Maria Di Bello’s marriage was “non-existent” after he cited a civil code which forbids two people of the same sex to marry.

The couple, who were granted permission in December to marry, said they plan to appeal the ruling.

“We are married and are confident that the Supreme Court will prove us right,” Alejandro Freyre told AFP.

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