First Brazil opens the door to same sex marriage:... yesterday (24 May) the human rights committee in Brazil’s Senate approved a change in the law to say...
2011, Brazil’s Supreme Court ruled that same-sex couples are legally entitled to those unregistered union rights. Since then, some gay and lesbian couples have been able to convert their civil union into marriage with the approval of a state judge – something which has been decided by state judges.
And with the door opened, in walks polygamy:
A notary in the Brazilian state of Sao Paulo has sparked controversy by accepting a civil union between three people.