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Gay rights across the globe: from marriage to the death penalty
Gay marriage
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Gay marriage
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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
Costa Rica Pride
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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
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…

Trouble in paradise: LGBTQ rights debate divides Costa Rica
Opinion
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Opinion
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Trouble in paradise: LGBTQ rights debate divides Costa Rica

Jorge Solano - March 26, 2018

The idea of Costa Rica as an oasis for gay and transgender people in Central America vanished in a single day. The perception that Costa Rica was…