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One year ago today, Costa Rica legalized same-sex marriage

A year ago today, Costa Rica became the first country in Central America, seventh in Latin America and 29th worldwide to legalize same-sex marriage.

Gay rights progress, but same-sex relations still a crime in 69 states: report

Despite significant progress on gay rights around the world, dozens of countries still criminalise consensual same-sex activity.

Central American LGBTI migrants find refuge in Costa Rica

Costa Rica has adhered to the conventions that ensure respect for refugees and LGBTI people

Picture of the Day: Midnight wedding welcomes age of marriage equality in Costa Rica

Moments after Costa Rica recognized marriage equality, Daritza Araya Arguedas, 24, and Alexandra Quirós Castillo, 29, became the first same-sex couple to marry in the Central American country. 

‘Costa Rica recognizes the rights you always deserved’: President Alvarado’s message on marriage equality

Costa Rican President Carlos Alvarado, who supported same-sex marriage during his candidacy and marched during the 2019 pride parade in San José, shared a lengthy message of support for marriage equality.

Costa Rica becomes first Central American country to legalize same-sex marriage

Costa Rica has become the first Central American country to legalize same-sex marriage.

Costa Rica hours away from legalizing same-sex marriage

Same-sex couples in Costa Rica will be able to marry as of May 26, when a judicial provision that authorizes these marriages will enter into force. 

Same-sex marriage in Costa Rica is days away after motion to delay is defeated

Same-sex marriage in Costa Rica will be legal on May 26. 

Same-sex marriage will be legal in Costa Rica on May 26. Some legislators hope to delay it

In the midst of a pandemic, Costa Rica rapidly approaches a historic milestone.

Costa Rica-based IRCA Casabierta provides resources for LGBTQ refugees

IRCA Casabierta, based in Costa Rica, supports refugees who are members of the LGBTQ community.
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