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'Unprecedented' Blessing Of Gay Couples Marks Huge Step Forward In Cuba

AP | ANDREA RODRIGUEZ | Posted 05.11.2015 | Gay Voices

HAVANA (AP) — The daughter of Cuban President Raul Castro sponsored a blessing ceremony Saturday for gay couples on an island where gay marriage rem...

A Ray Of Hope For Cuba's LGBT Community?

Reuters | Posted 05.07.2015 | Gay Voices

By Daniel Trotta HAVANA, May 5 (Reuters) - Cuban gay rights activists led by the daughter of President Raul Castro plan a mass symboli...

Some Huge Advances For Cuba's Gay Community, But Why Is Marriage Equality So Distant?

Reuters | Posted 07.10.2014 | Gay Voices

By Daniel Trotta HAVANA, May 10 (Reuters) - Several hundred Cubans danced to a conga beat, waved the rainbow flag and proclaimed their...

LOOK: A Super-Fabulous Gay Celebration...In Cuba?

AP | Posted 07.17.2013 | Gay Voices

HAVANA — A week of drag shows, colorful marches and social and cultural events in Havana culminates Friday with celebrations of the Internationa...

Is Cuba Taking The Lead On LGBT Equality In Latin America?

David Duran | Posted 03.09.2013 | Gay Voices
David Duran

My trip to Cuba was a chance to hear what Cubans have to say about all the changes and victories for their LGBT community. After talking to many of Mariela Castro's activists and volunteers, I can't help but think that what's potentially around the corner could be monumental for Cuba.

Castro Daughter Goes Beyond Family Name As Rights Pioneer

AP | ANDREA RODRIGUEZ | Posted 05.23.2012 | World

HAVANA -- She has her uncle's penchant for speaking her mind. From her father, she inherited a disciplined tenacity. But Mariela Castro, a married mo...

Raul Castro Supports Gay Rights, Daughter Says

AP | ANNE-MARIE GARCIA | Posted 05.12.2012 | World

HAVANA -- The daughter of Cuban President Raul Castro said during a rousing gay rights march Saturday that her father advocated eliminating sexual dis...

Cuba Eyes Same-Sex Civil Unions

AP | Posted 01.17.2012 | World

HAVANA -- Cuba's first daughter says island lawmakers will consider legalizing same-sex civil unions this year. Mariela Castro is the daughter of Pre...

WATCH: Cuban Gay Man, Transsexual Woman To Tie Knot On Castro's Birthday

Posted 10.11.2011 | World

A Cuban transgender woman and gay man are set the mark the 85th birthday of former president Fidel Castro by getting married. As The Advocate is r...

Castro Admits 'Injustice' For Gays And Lesbians During Revolution

CNN | Shasta Darlington | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Former Cuban leader Fidel Castro said he acknowledges the persecution of gays and lesbians during the Revolution in his country, according to a newspa...