Articles of Sexuality

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Sexual rights and emancipation in Cuba

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The 1959 revolution represented Cuba’s achievement of national sovereignty; the launching of a project of social justice and equity; and the beginning of transformations in the nation and its culture, the most profound and radical in their history. An event of such magnitude could not but completely change policies regarding gender and sexualities. This has been a process of complex cultural metamorphosis.

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There is no retreat: The essence of Article 68 is maintained

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One of the most debated proposed changes to the Constitution of the Republic of Cuba surrounded the issue of same-sex marriage. In this regard, Deputy Mariela Castro Espín clarified that the new version of the text provides an even more advanced concept of marriage, de facto unions, and families in all their diversity.

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Defending sexual diversity


Cuba’s National Center for Sex Education (CENESEX) was founded on December 28, 1988, to support formal, popular, and community education processes regarding, sexuality, gender identity, health and sexual rights, and related issues.