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Cuba: Whither Gay Rights?

Categories: Caribbean, Cuba, Citizen Media, Digital Activism, Human Rights, Law, LGBTQ+, Media & Journalism, Politics, Protest, Youth

While Havana Times [1] reports that Raul Castro's daughter “hopes the upcoming January 28 conference of the country‚Äôs communist party will help end the stalemate around a draft law intended to grant rights to transsexuals and homosexuals on the island”, babalu [2] counters: “While…Mariela Castro, is busy jetting around the world promoting ‘gay rights’ in Cuba and same-sex civil unions, it appears that her cause includes the right of Cuba's LGBT community to be beaten to death by Cuban State Security agents.”