Few rules govern treatment of transgender prisoners in Costa Rica
Crime
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Crime
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Few rules govern treatment of transgender prisoners in Costa Rica

Zach Dyer - September 7, 2015

Mónica Navarro pulls her long black hair behind her ear and lets it fall down her back where it stops just above her waist. Mascara gives her…

No love scenes allowed: P.D.A. across borders
Arts and Culture
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Arts and Culture
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No love scenes allowed: P.D.A. across borders

Raquel Chanto - August 24, 2015

See also: Save the date - a Costa Rican abroad encounters social calendars I recently moved back from the United States to a Spanish-speaking country. While walking…

PHOTOS: Costa Rica’s pride marchers hopeful after US gay marriage decision
Events
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Events
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PHOTOS: Costa Rica’s pride marchers hopeful after US gay marriage decision

Zach Dyer - June 28, 2015

The Supreme Court’s decision that same-sex marriage is a constitutional right in the United States was on the minds of marchers at San José’s sixth annual lesbian,…

Argentine baby’s 3 parents ‘very proud’ of legal first
Latin America
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Latin America
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Argentine baby’s 3 parents ‘very proud’ of legal first

AFP - May 19, 2015

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina — Baby Antonio is 14 months old, growing fast, likes to grab things and is otherwise a typical Argentine toddler, with one exception: he…

Costa Rica government to prioritize bill legalizing gay civil unions
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Newsletter
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Costa Rica government to prioritize bill legalizing gay civil unions

Zach Dyer - March 19, 2015

Casa Presidencial announced Wednesday that it would prioritize a bill legalizing common law marriage, and another providing other legal protections for lesbian and gays couples. The announcement followed a…

Costa Rica outscores US in 2014 Social Inclusion Index
Global
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Global
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Costa Rica outscores US in 2014 Social Inclusion Index

Larry Luxner - August 14, 2014

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Costa Rica ranks near the top of a just-released annual index that scores 17 Latin American countries plus the United States on civil rights,…

PHOTOS: Costa Rica waves its rainbow flag
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Arts and Culture
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PHOTOS: Costa Rica waves its rainbow flag

Lindsay Fendt - June 30, 2014

A historic World Cup football win wasn't the only thing people in San José were celebrating Sunday. Hours before the big game, more than 10,000 supporters of the…

San José prepares for annual LGBT pride parade
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Arts and Culture
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San José prepares for annual LGBT pride parade

Zach Dyer - June 27, 2014

Rainbows, feathers and bears, oh my! Lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender folk and their allies will march down the Paseo Colón for San José’s annual pride parade, starting…

Hopscotching down the aisle: 2 steps forward and 1 shove to the right on same-sex civil unions
Newsletter
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Newsletter
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Hopscotching down the aisle: 2 steps forward and 1 shove to the right on same-sex civil unions

Gary L. Lehring - June 5, 2014

For the second time in a month, Citizen Action Party (PAC) members of the Legislative Assembly seem ready to trade away the interests of LGBT Costa Ricans…

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