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Costa Rica hours away from legalizing same-sex marriage
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Costa Rica hours away from legalizing same-sex marriage

AFP and The Tico Times - May 25, 2020

Same-sex couples in Costa Rica will be able to marry as of May 26, when a judicial provision that authorizes these marriages enters into force. A 2018…

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

The Tico Times - May 20, 2020

Same-sex marriage in Costa Rica will be legal on May 26. The Legislative Assembly on Tuesday rejected a motion that asked for same-sex marriage to remain forbidden…

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

Alejandro Zúñiga - May 13, 2020

In the midst of a world that has been focused on containing a pandemic, Costa Rica rapidly approaches a historic milestone. On May 26, same-sex couples can…

Costa Rica-based IRCA Casabierta provides resources for LGBTQ refugees
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Costa Rica-based IRCA Casabierta provides resources for LGBTQ refugees

Alejandro Zúñiga - February 15, 2020

Eight years after he fled to Costa Rica, Dennis Castillo sometimes finds himself happily surprised to see same-sex couples holding hands in public. A Honduran refugee and…

With 32 years of experience, Costa Rica Deluxe Vacations offers luxury experiences for visitors
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With 32 years of experience, Costa Rica Deluxe Vacations offers luxury experiences for visitors

The Tico Times - November 14, 2019

Since 1987, one tour operator has remained committed to providing visitors to Costa Rica deluxe accommodations and unforgettable experiences.  After all, Costa Rica — and Costa Rica…

Photos: Pride 2019 in San José, Costa Rica
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Photos: Pride 2019 in San José, Costa Rica

The Tico Times - June 24, 2019

Tens of thousands of people participated in Costa Rica's pride parade, Marcha de la Diversidad, on Sunday afternoon throughout San José. Tico Times photographer Jacob Spetzler captured…

Tens of thousands celebrate Pride 2019 in Costa Rica
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Tens of thousands celebrate Pride 2019 in Costa Rica

Alejandro Zúñiga - June 24, 2019

San José — Tens of thousands of people took to the streets Sunday afternoon to celebrate Costa Rica’s 10th annual Pride Parade. Among the participants was Costa…

Gay rights across the globe: from marriage to the death penalty
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Gay rights across the globe: from marriage to the death penalty

Florence de Marignan / AFP - May 17, 2019

Taiwan on Friday joined nearly 30 mostly Western countries to legalize same-sex marriage  but in many other parts of the world homosexuality is illegal and sometimes subject…

An afternoon with Frida Cartas
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Costa Rica Pride
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An afternoon with Frida Cartas

William Foxton - February 18, 2019

“I didn’t come out of any closet; I came out of my mother’s uterus!” Frida Cartas is the LGBTQ community’s best-kept secret. Writer, trans activist, essayist, columnist…

‘Clerical error’ allows for same-sex couple to be wed in Costa Rica
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Costa Rica Pride
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‘Clerical error’ allows for same-sex couple to be wed in Costa Rica

AFP and The Tico Times - February 6, 2019

The Costa Rican prosecutor's office on Tuesday refused to indict a lesbian couple who took advantage of a clerical error and were married in 2015, the court…