ADDED ON: 09/17/2018

Cuban President Backs Legalizing Same-sex Marriage

09/17/2018 | UPI

Cuban President Miguel Diaz-Canel said he supports a constitutional change to legalize same-sex marriage. The Cuban leader made the remarks to Venezuela-based Telesur Sunday. “The approach of recognizing marriage between two people, without limitations, responds to a problem of eliminating all types of discrimination in society,” he said. “Let’s not give way to any kind of discrimination in society.” Cuba’s constitution, ratified in 1976, identifies marriage as “a voluntary union between a man and a woman.” Cuban Parliament has approved a change to define marriage as a union between “two people.”

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