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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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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-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…

Photos: Pride 2019 in San José, Costa Rica
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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…

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…

Costa Rica’s high court: Same-sex marriage should be legal (someday)
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Costa Rica Pride
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Costa Rica’s high court: Same-sex marriage should be legal (someday)

AFP and The Tico Times - August 9, 2018

Costa Rica's Supreme Court of Justice released a ruling at midnight Wednesday stating that the prohibition of same-sex marriage is unconstitutional – and that the Legislative Assembly has…

PHOTOS: Pride March in Costa Rica
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Costa Rica Pride
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PHOTOS: Pride March in Costa Rica

The Tico Times - July 2, 2018

Costa Ricans celebrated Pride Month with a Pride March on July 1. A sea of rainbow colors, signs and national flags spanned from Paseo Colón to the…

How Sean Miranda made history in Costa Rica
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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…