Miami Herald: Gays in Cuba seeing progress

  • NickoftheNort...

    Posts: 1416

    May 18, 2008 3:51 PM GMT
    Gays in Cuba seeing progress

    "HAVANA -- Cuba's gay community celebrated unprecedented openness -- and high-ranking political alliances -- with a government-backed campaign against homophobia on Saturday.

    The meeting at a convention center in Havana's Vedado district may have been the largest gathering of openly gay activists ever on the communist-run island. President Raúl Castro's daughter Mariela, who has promoted the rights of sexual minorities, presided."

    Read more at the Miami Herald

    Though there is plenty I detest about the Cuban regime, I am pleased that it is taking a pro-active stance in leading the country toward greater LGBTQ acceptance.
  • GQjock

    Posts: 11649

    May 18, 2008 11:13 PM GMT
    Now something should be done with the Cubans here in America
    They are just about the most homophobic bunch around