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Cuba mulls legalizing gay marriage
Daily Telegraph (UK) ^ | 6:56AM BST 11 May 2012 | (agencies)

Posted on 05/10/2012 11:43:53 PM PDT by Olog-hai

Cuba could pass legislation allowing same-sex marriage later this year, according to the daughter of President Raúl Castro.

Mariela Castro, the country’s premier sexologist, made the remarks one day after US President Barack Obama’s endorsement of gay marriage, but said Cuba still needs to be "more revolutionary" in its treatment of gays.

Ms. Castro said she "has the hope that this year" parliament will pass legislation to legalize gay marriage in Cuba, although the bill under debate by lawmakers here "sad to say is not everything that we would have hoped for."

Castro looked to another of its neighbors, Argentina, as the model after which she would have liked to pattern Cuba's gay rights agenda. …

The daughter of President Raúl Castro and the niece of former President Fidel Castro, Castro runs Cuba's National Center for Sex Education (CENESEX).

She is an outspoken advocate for the rights of homosexuals and transsexuals in Cuba. …

(Excerpt) Read more at telegraph.co.uk ...


TOPICS: Miscellaneous; Religion; Society; Weird Stuff
KEYWORDS: cuba; gaymarriage; samesexmarriage

1 posted on 05/10/2012 11:43:56 PM PDT by Olog-hai
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To: Olog-hai

Monkey see, monkey do.


2 posted on 05/10/2012 11:45:04 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet (Ich habe keinen Konig aber Gott)
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To: Olog-hai

These Communist never waste a new trick to control the masses.


3 posted on 05/11/2012 12:10:46 AM PDT by jonrick46 (Countdown to 11-06-2012)
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To: Olog-hai

How did 2% get so powerful?

It seems a lot of straight people have latent homosexual urgings.


4 posted on 05/11/2012 3:29:40 AM PDT by Venturer
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To: Venturer
Either that or that kind of sexuality has an unnatural (supernatural?) origin.
5 posted on 05/11/2012 11:06:08 AM PDT by Olog-hai
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