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Will Costa Rica Be the Next Country to Legalize Same-Sex Marriage?

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Will Costa Rica Be the Next Country to Legalize Same-Sex Marriage?

By Torri Lonergan

The issue of marriage equality, set within a larger struggle over LGBTIQ rights, has become a central element of Costa Rica’s ongoing political debate during the country’s 2018 presidential election campaign. In her first post for our Weaving the Streets series, Torri Lonergan reports on how the potential legalization of same-sex marriage is sharpening the fault lines between progressive Costa Ricans and those who hold more more conservative Catholic and evangelical views.

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