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The Many Flavors of Puerto Rico

By Matthew Wexler | Apr 23
Discover San Juan’s colorful past, one fried bite at a time.

Puerto Rico Gov’t Signals Support For Gay Adoption

FAMILY | Mar 20
Puerto Rico’s government is supporting an effort to overturn a ban on gay adoption in the U.S. island territory.

Puerto Rico Court Ruling On Gay Adoptions Appealed

A lesbian whose adoption request was recently denied by Puerto Rico’s Supreme Court is appealing the ruling.

Five Signs That Puerto Rico is Gayer Than You Think

By Dan Allen | Mar 5
For all its beauty and travel convenience, Puerto Rico is sometimes overlooked by gay travelers, who assume that it’s simply not a very LGBT-friendly place. That may have once been true, but things are rapidly changing.

Puerto Rico Slowly Warms to Gay Rights

INTERNATIONAL | By Danica Coto | Mar 2
Puerto Rico is becoming more gay-friendly, as evidenced by a bill in the legislature to outlaw discrimination based on gender or sexual orientation.

Puerto Rico Denies Gays Right to Adopt Children

FAMILY | By Danica Coto | Feb 21
Puerto Rico’s Supreme Court narrowly voted Wednesday to uphold a law banning gay couples from adopting children.

Puerto Rican Officials May Approve Anti-Discrimination Bill

INTERNATIONAL | Jan 16
Puerto Rico’s legislature is expected to approve a long sought-after bill that would make it a crime to discriminate against people based on their gender or sexual orientation.

Romney Wins Puerto Rico, GOP Campaign Continues

NATIONAL | By Philip Elliott and Ben Fox | Mar 18
Mitt Romney scored an overwhelming win Sunday in Puerto Rico’s Republican presidential primary, trouncing chief rival Rick Santorum even as the two rivals looked ahead to more competitive contests this week in Illinois and Louisiana.

GOP Fight for Delegates Stretches to Puerto Rico

POLITICS | By David Epso | Mar 15
An upbeat Rick Santorum barreled into Puerto Rico on Wednesday in pursuit of another campaign-bending victory in a Republican presidential race where suddenly no primary is too minor and no delegate is conceded.

Federal Officials to Conduct Hate Crime Trainings in Puerto Rico

NATIONAL | By Michael K. Lavers | Mar 13
EDGE has learned that the Justice Department and the Federal Bureau of Investigation will conduct training on hate crimes for Puerto Rican law enforcement officials. Federal officials will also meet with Puerto Rican LGBT activists this week.

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