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Teen stabbed at Gay Pride march dies as pressure mounts on Israel
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Teen stabbed at Gay Pride march dies as pressure mounts on Israel

Mike Smith | AFP - August 2, 2015

JERUSALEM – A teenager stabbed at a Gay Pride march died of her injuries Sunday as the attack and a firebombing that killed a Palestinian child put pressure…

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Gay Pride marchers stabbed in Jerusalem

AFP - July 30, 2015

https://twitter.com/Jerusalem_Post/status/626787224042864640 JERUSALEM – An assailant stabbed six people taking part in a Gay Pride march in central Jerusalem Thursday, seriously wounding two of them, Israeli police and health…

Ireland says yes to gay marriage in landslide vote
Gay marriage
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Gay marriage
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Ireland says yes to gay marriage in landslide vote

Conor Barrins and Robin Millard | AFP - May 23, 2015

Ireland on Saturday became the first country in the world to approve gay marriage by referendum with an overwhelming 62 percent "Yes" vote, further denting the once…

Ireland could become first country to approve same-sex marriage by popular vote
Gay marriage
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Gay marriage
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Ireland could become first country to approve same-sex marriage by popular vote

Griff Witte | The Washington Post - May 17, 2015

Related: Costa Rica to punish public workers for LGBT discrimination DUBLIN, Ireland — Catholic and deeply conservative, Ireland was long known as one of the toughest places…

Costa Rica to punish public workers for LGBT discrimination
Gay rights
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Gay rights
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Costa Rica to punish public workers for LGBT discrimination

The Tico Times - May 17, 2015

Days before Costa Rica celebrated the International Day against Homophobia and Transphobia on May 17, Vice President Ana Helena Chacón announced an executive order that would punish…

Survey reveals hurdles for aging gay and lesbian couples in Costa Rica
Gay rights
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Gay rights
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Survey reveals hurdles for aging gay and lesbian couples in Costa Rica

The Tico Times - May 8, 2015

A new study released Thursday found that elderly gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender and intersex people are at high risk for “double discrimination” because of their age and…

Costa Rican police join human rights group to launch campaign against LGBT discrimination
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Costa Rican police join human rights group to launch campaign against LGBT discrimination

The Tico Times - February 26, 2015

Costa Rica’s National Police academy and the Center for Research and Promotion of Human Rights in Central America, CIPAC, launched a national campaign Thursday to raise awareness…

Most Costa Rican police officers don’t believe in equal rights for LGBT community
Crime
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Crime
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Most Costa Rican police officers don’t believe in equal rights for LGBT community

The Tico Times - October 10, 2014

Only a quarter of Costa Rican police officers believe that LGBT people have the same rights under the law as straight Costa Ricans, says a new study. The Center for Research and Promotion of…