A gay couple are suing Venezuela for $10 million in order to have their marriage recognised by the state. Carlos Javier Holder Wendell and Patrick Holder Wendell got married in Massachusetts in 2015. Since the wedding, the two have been in a year long court battle with the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela over issues with having their marriage recognised. “It’s causing a lot of issues. But it’s also the fact that his government in his country is refusing to recognize us as a married couple, which is painful,” Patrick told GSN.
February 12 / Pink News