Puerto Rico

Puerto Rico

Editorial
Author Christie Hardwick writes: Cuba is just an example of how we construct "otherness." We buy into a narrative without checking any facts in the story. We perpetrate the treatment of the “other” through our ignorance and lack of curiosity about what is the truth and what is the full story. ...
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National
The U.S. District Court for the District of Puerto Rico issued its opinion, as promised in the order earlier in April, that denying accurate birth certificates to transgender people is a violation of their privacy. ...
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National
The U.S. District Court for the District of Puerto Rico struck down a policy that prevented transgender people born in Puerto Rico from correcting the gender marker on their birth certificates and ordered Commonwealth officials to allow such corrections. ...
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Photo: Daniela Arroyo-González
National
Lambda Legal filed papers Monday urging a federal court to strike down Puerto Rico’s policy denying transgender people accurate birth certificates in its case on behalf of three transgender people born in Puerto Rico and the advocacy group Puerto Rico Para Tod@s. ...
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Travel
To avoid experiencing problems while on vacation, it’s a good idea to choose a place that is welcoming to the gay community. Here are eight gay-friendly travel destinations to consider for your next vacation. ...
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National
The release of the theme study coincides with National Coming Out Day, a commemoration first celebrated in 1988 on the anniversary of the first March on Washington for Lesbian and Gay Rights. ...
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National
Just hours after the U.S. Court of Appeals for the First Circuit affirmed for the second time that Puerto Rico’s ban on marriage for LGBT people is unconstitutional ...
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Politics
The court is being asked to decide if the Obergefell v. Hodges ruling applies to Puerto Rico. ...
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Alma Rosado,left, and Flor Maria Montijo, right, kiss after their wedding during a mass same-sex wedding in San Juan, Puerto Rico, Sunday, Aug. 16, 2015. Over 60 couples from around the region gathered in Puerto Rico’s capital to exchange vows at a same-sex marriage ceremony. (AP Photo/Ricardo Arduengo)
National
A mass ceremony in Puerto Rico’s capital of San Juan took place Sunday with 60 same-sex couples exchanging vows. ...
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National
The U.S. Court of Appeals for the First Circuit has vacated the district court’s ruling that upheld Puerto Rico’s discriminatory marriage ban. ...
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