The new Chilean President passes responsibility for pushing through same-sex marriage to country’s Congress Last August, President Michelle Bachelet introduced a bill to legalize gay marriage. Chile has recognized civil unions since 2015. However, Bachelet’s four-year term as President ends this month, and the bill has not yet been approved by lawmakers. Sebastián Piñera replaces Bachelet as President this month. The 68-year-old politician served as President of the country prior to Bachelet (2010-2014).
March 2 / Gay Star News