A demonstrator waves a gay pride flag in front of the government palace in Buenos Aires

 
A demonstrator waves a gay pride flag in front of the government palace in Buenos Aires
A demonstrator waves a gay pride flag in front of the government palace after Argentina's President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner promulgated a law allowing gay same-sex marriages in Buenos Aires July 21, 2010. The Catholic Church's failure to derail a gay marriage law in Argentina shows once powerful clergymen losing their influence in Latin America, where pressure is growing for more liberal social legislation. REUTERS/Enrique Marcarian (ARGENTINA - Tags: POLITICS RELIGION)