Cuba

LGBTI Rights in Cuba


ADDED ON: 08/11/2022

Cuba Assembly Opens Door to Gay Marriage, Other Family Rights

The new family code to be voted on in September would legalize same-sex marriage and allow same-sex couples to adopt. Cuba’s National Assembly on Friday approved a sweeping update of its family…

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ADDED ON: 05/08/2022

Gay man who livestreamed anti-government protest in Cuba released from prison

A gay man who received a 6-year prison sentence for live-streaming an anti-government protest in Cuba has been released. Tremenda Nota, the Washington Blade’s media partner in Cuba, and sources on the…

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ADDED ON: 04/01/2022

Cubans split over more liberal family code as referendum nears

Cuba's communist government is seeking to rally support for a new family code that would open the door to gay marriage and boost women's rights, but experts and a recent survey suggest…

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ADDED ON: 03/23/2022

When Communism was Queer.

Cuba is considering a new family code that could allow marriage equality for the first time in the communist nation. In the last year, the Cuban health ministry unfurled an enormous rainbow…

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ADDED ON: 02/14/2022

Cuba’s first gay hotel reopens as human rights deteriorate

As members of the press arrived for a government-organised tour of a luxury hotel on the Cuban beach resort of Cayo Guillermo, they were greeted by a dance troupe in fishnet tights…

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ADDED ON: 01/14/2022

Latin America: Alarming Reversal of Basic Freedoms

(New York) – Latin America is facing some of its gravest human rights challenges in decades, Human Rights Watch said today in releasing its World Report 2022. “Latin America is experiencing such an alarming…

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ADDED ON: 11/16/2021

Cuban activist prevented from leaving home ahead of planned protests

Cuban authorities have prevented an LGBTQ activist from leaving his home ahead of anti-government protests that are scheduled to take place across the country on Monday. Alianza Afro-Cubana, a group that advocates…

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ADDED ON: 09/17/2021

Draft of Cuba’s new family code opens door for gay marriage

The draft of a new family code for Cuba released Wednesday proposes allowing same-sex couples to marry and adopt as well as giving children greater participation in decisions that affect them. The…

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ADDED ON: 08/19/2021

Gay former Cuba lawmaker banned from leaving country

HAVANA — A gay man who is a former member of Cuba’s National Assembly has been banned from leaving the country. Luis Ángel Adán Roble on Aug. 14 tweeted a picture of…

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ADDED ON: 05/19/2021

Giant Rainbow Flags Fly In Havana

Cuba draped its health ministry with a giant rainbow flag on Monday to mark International Day against Homophobia, in a key year for LGBT+ rights as the Caribbean country decides on a…

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ADDED ON: 05/12/2021

Family code bill to be introduced in Cuban Parliament in July

The National Center for Sexual Education on May 4 during a press conference in which it unveiled the program for the 14th annual International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia events in…

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ADDED ON: 04/21/2021

Raúl Castro speaks about LGBTQ rights during Communist Party congress

aúl Castro in his report to the eighth congress of Cuba’s Communist Party (PCC) that began last Friday and will end on April 19 in Havana referred to the rights of LGBTI+…

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