Gay rights marchers in Cuba celebrate progress
15/05 04:59 CET | updated at 15/05
Hundreds of supporters of gay rights in Cuba have marched along the
famous Malecon seafront in Havana, to celebrate the advances made in
Among the activists was Mariela Castro, the daughter of Cuba's president.
Homosexuals were oppressed during the revolution's early years, often
jailed and exiled by the Communist government – but have been
increasingly accepted in the country by the government and most people
in recent years.
Some activists say however there is room for improvement, citing
same-sex marriage as an issue that needs to be addressed.
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