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Puerto Rico to Debate New Gay Rights, Gender Bills

By Danica Coto | Aug 14
Religious groups in Puerto Rico are protesting proposed laws that would allow gay and lesbian couples to adopt and would establish a public school curriculum examining gender issues including sexual orientation.

Puerto Rico Governor Signs Bills For Gay Rights

May 29
Puerto Rico’s governor has signed a bill that prohibits employment discrimination based on gender or sexual orientation.

Puerto Rico Approves Anti-Discrimination Bill

By Danica Coto | May 24
Legislators in Puerto Rico on Friday approved a heavily debated bill that outlaws employment discrimination based on gender or sexual orientation.

Arrest for anti-gay Twitter threat in Puerto Rico

May 20
An FBI spokesman says a man has been arrested in Puerto Rico for making a threat on Twitter to a well-known gay rights activist.

Spicing Up Summer at the San Juan Marriott

By Dan Allen | Apr 24
An iconic of San Juan’s Condado district, the San Juan Marriott Resort & Stellaris Casino offers the perfect combination of rest, relaxation and Puerto Rican spirit.

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

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

Mar 6
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

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.

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