transdada

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Monday, March 15, 2004

THE BATTLE OVER SAME-SEX MARRIAGE
In tiny, Catholic Belgium, gay marriage no big deal
Law has spurred few protests since it took effect in June
Elizabeth Bryant, Chronicle Foreign Service Monday, March 15, 2004
Leuven, Belgium -- Guido Groeseneken and Eddy Parijs share the rings, the video, the wedding certificate and the memories of the picture-perfect summer's day when they married at the Leuven City Hall. The only things the gay, middle-aged Flemish couple missed were the throngs of media, the oceans of newspaper ink, and the sense that they had been pitched into a feverish national controversy that could even tip a presidential election.

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