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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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Costa Rica
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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
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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…

Tens of thousands celebrate Pride 2019 in Costa Rica
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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…

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

Government signs decrees improving LGBTQ rights in Costa Rica
Costa Rica Pride
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Costa Rica Pride
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Government signs decrees improving LGBTQ rights in Costa Rica

Alejandro Zúñiga - December 21, 2018

President Carlos Alvarado announced Friday new legislation to improve LGBTQ rights in Costa Rica. The President said via his Twitter that "we are building a more just…

Former Costa Rican presidents and political figures come out in support of same-sex marriage
LGBTQ Community
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LGBTQ Community
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Former Costa Rican presidents and political figures come out in support of same-sex marriage

AFP and Tico Times - August 5, 2018

Four former presidents, former Supreme Court justices, and other political figures signed a declaration against discrimination and in favor of same-sex marriage in Costa Rica on Friday.…

Inside Costa Rica’s Pride
Costa Rica Pride
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Costa Rica Pride
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Inside Costa Rica’s Pride

The Tico Times - July 10, 2018

To clearly understand the significance of last week's Pride March in Costa Rica, we must go back to January, the month in which the pride on display last Sunday…

How Sean Miranda made history in Costa Rica
Costa Rica Pride
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Costa Rica Pride
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How Sean Miranda made history in Costa Rica

The Tico Times - July 1, 2018

In 2001, a child is born in Desamparados, just south of San José, and is welcomed at the Miranda Solís household. The child is a girl who…

Who killed Kenisha?
LGBTQ Community
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LGBTQ Community
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Who killed Kenisha?

Carlos Andrés Madrigal for Semanario Universidad / Punto y Aparte - June 29, 2018

She was identified as a “transvestite man” when her body was found in an abandoned lot near the Justice Tribunal of Limón. She died in a country that…