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Cuba’s National Assembly Approves Referendum On Marriage Equality

Cuba same-sex marriage referendum to be held in September.

Cuba took a big step forward in protecting the rights of its citizens. Justice Minister Oscar Manuel Silvera introduced the new Family Code, which was officially presented last year, in the National Assembly. It will replace the 47-year-old code and provide new protections for children, the elderly, and other family members in general. One of the key changes includes legalizing same-sex marriage. 

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Guatemala’s New Law Is A Threat To The Rights Of Women And LGBTQ People

Guatemala Congress banned same-sex marriages.

A new law in Guatemala has created a stir among the LGBTQ+ community and its supporters. This legislation not only defines marriage as a union between one man and one woman but also prevents schools from teaching about sexual diversity.

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Cuba Launches Public Consultation On Marriage Equality And Adoption

Cuba launched a public consultation on same-sex marriage.

The government of Cuba has just launched a public consultation on marriage equality and adoption.

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Chile Becomes The Fifth Country In Latin America To Legalize Same-Sex Marriage

Chile legalizes same-sex marriage.

It’s a historic decision! Chile has finally legalized marriage equality.

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Cuba: New Family Code Could Open Door To Marriage Equality

Cuba could allow same-sex marriage soon.

The Cuban government may pass a new family code that would allow same-sex couples to marry, but not before it goes through an extensive review process.

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Mexico: Querétaro and Sonora States Legalize Same-Sex Marriage!

Querétaro marriage equality is legal!

In a historic vote, the Congresses of Querétaro and Sonora passed legislation that will allow same-sex marriage.

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Mexican State of Yucatán Passes Law Legalizing Equal Marriage and Banning “Conversion Therapies”

Yucatán marriage equality is here!

In a historic vote, the Congress of the Mexican state of Yucatán passed a law legalizing equal marriage and banning “conversion therapies.” This is not only good news for Yucatán; it’s great news for all in Latin America!

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New Lawsuit Set Precedent For LGBTQ+ Protections In Latin America

Lesbian, gay, bisexual, and trans people can rejoice as a lawsuit set precedent for LGBTQ protections in South America.

LGBTQ rights in South America are a major topic of discussion these days. A recent lawsuit filed in Honduras set precedent for LGBTQ protections throughout the region. The case was being heard by the Inter-American tribunal and was their first ruling on transphobic and LGBTQphobic violence against a person within its jurisdiction. This trial had many people watching to see if it will have ramifications for other countries in the area like Mexico, Brazil, or Colombia, who all share this tribunal’s jurisdiction.

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The New Awesomeness: Same-Sex Marriage Legalized in Sinaloa, Mexico

Mexican state Sinaloa approved marriage equality.

You may not have heard yet, but Sinaloa, Mexico has just legalized same-sex marriage! This is huge news for the LGBTQ+ community in this Latin American country.

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Chile President Sebastián Piñera Promises To Speed Up Marriage Equality Bill

Chile President Sebastián Piñera speed up marriage equality.

In a historic move, Chilean President Sebastián Piñera has promised to speed up the process of legalizing same-sex marriage in the country.

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Awaiting Yucatan Court Decision On Marriage Equality

Yucatan court to rule on marriage equality.

Marriage equality is still not legal throughout Mexico, with only a few states and the country’s capital territory having approved marriage for same-sex couples in recent years.

For the rest, LGBTQ couples must apply to a judge for approval to marry, a process that is not always accepted and still prevents them from accessing a range of rights and social benefits.

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Honduras Could Ban Marriage Equality In Its Constitution

Honduras could ban marriage equality in its constitution.

Honduras is one of the few countries in Latin America and the world that has not legalized marriage equality yet.

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High Court Pushes Bolivia To Take A First Step Towards Equal Marriage

High Court ruled in favor of marriage equality in Bolivia.

An important decision has been made in Bolivia that could impact the entire LGBTQ community in the country.

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The Legalization Of Equal Marriage Could Be Quite Simply Braked In Sinaloa

Marriage equality could be delayed in Sinaloa.

The final vote on marriage equality in Sinaloa may be delayed because of electoral times scheduled for 2021.

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Baja California Refuses To Guarantee Marriage Equality

Lawmakers in Baja California do not want to garantee marriage equality.

In the Mexican state of Baja California, it is difficult to get married when you are in a same-sex relationship.

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