Cubans approve gay marriage by large margin in referendum

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09/26/2022

Cubans approved gay marriage and adoption overwhelmingly in a Sunday referendum backed by the government that also boosted rights for women, the national election commission said on Monday. More than 3.9 million voters voted to ratify the code (66.9%), while 1.95 million opposed ratification (33%), Alina Balseiro Gutierrez, president of the commission, said on state-run television on Monday. “Justice has been done,” Cuban President Miguel Diaz-Canel wrote in a tweet.

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