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A Castro Breaks Tradition With 'No' Vote in Cuba

INTERNATIONAL | By Andrea Rodriguez | Aug 19
Yet another revolutionary tradition has been broken in Cuba: A lawmaker voted "no" in parliament.

Missing Air Algerie Plane Reportedly Carrying LGBT Activist Mariela Castro

INTERNATIONAL | By Jason St. Amand | Jul 24
Fidel Castro's niece and LGBT activist is reportedly on the Air Algeire jetliner that went missing Thursday morning.

Mariela Castro Not on Missing Air Algerie Plane

INTERNATIONAL | By Jason St. Amand | Jul 24
It was initially reported Thursday, that activist Mariela Castro was on the Air Algerie flight that went missing over Mali. But the niece of Fidel Castro appeared on television this afternoon alive and well.

Cuba’s LGBT Community Celebrates International Day Against Homophobia

INTERNATIONAL | May 17
A week of drag shows, colorful marches and social and cultural events in Havana culminates Friday with celebrations of the Intl Day Against Homophobia. Hundreds of activists have taken part in the activities headed by first daughter Mariela Castro.

Fidel Castro’s Niece to Get Gay Rights Award in US

NATIONAL | By Kathy Matheson | May 1
The daughter of Cuban President Raul Castro will be allowed to travel to Philadelphia to accept an award for her gay rights advocacy, officials said Tuesday, reversing a previous decision to reject her visa request.

Organizers: Mariela Castro Will Visit Philadelphia

NATIONAL | Apr 30
The daughter of Cuba President Raul Castro will travel to Philadelphia to accept an award for her gay rights advocacy.

US Won’t Allow Castro’s Daughter to Visit Philly

NATIONAL | By Kathy Matheson | Apr 26
The daughter of Cuba President Raul Castro cannot visit Philadelphia to receive an award for her gay rights activism because the State Department has denied her permission to travel there, officials said Thursday.

Cold War Revisited: Red Baiting Used to Belittle Gay Marriage

NATIONAL | By Jason St. Amand | Jun 29
The conservative website LifeSiteNews cited an article by the otherwise-obscure Communist Party of Australia’s advocacy of marriage equality, because apparently the Homosexual Agenda ultimately comes down to a Communist conspiracy.

In US, Castro’s Daughter Focuses on Gay Rights

INTERNATIONAL | By Lisa Leff | May 24
The daughter of Cuban President Raul Castro brought her fight for gay rights to a U.S. forum Wednesday, stressing the need to secure social equality for all, regardless of sexual orientation.

Cuba’s First Daughter Has Gone Beyond Castro Name

INTERNATIONAL | By Andrea Rodriguez | May 23
Mariela Castro, a married mother of three and member of Cuba’s most powerful family, has paved her own way in making gay rights her life’s cause. And now the daughter of President Raul Castro is about to make a controversial visit to the U.S.

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