Costa Rica becomes the first Central American country to legalize same-sex marriage Thousands of people watched a nationally televised celebration as Costa Rica took a historic step forward. At 12:01 a.m. on Tuesday, May 26, Costa Rica’s Family Code was automatically modified to remove the sixth item of article 14, which said marriage between people of the same sex was …Continue reading
As a largely Roman Catholic country, Nicaragua is in some ways quite conservative, but the reality is more complicated. Managua is home to several gay bars and nightclubs, and has held annual pride parades in June since 1991. There's much more to Nicaragua than its capital, however. The lovely inland colonial town of Granada, because it sits on Lake Nicaragua, almost feels like the seaside. But if it's ocean beaches you do want, there are a number to choose from.
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San José — Tens of thousands of people took to the streets Sunday afternoon to celebrate Costa Rica’s 10th annual Pride Parade. Among the participants was Costa Rica’s President, Carlos Alvarado, who marched holding a sign that read, “Never again will you walk alone.” See article.Continue reading