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Cuba Legalizes Marriage Equality in Historic Referendum

The new family code extends greater protection to women, children, and the elderly, as well as allowing LGBTQ+ couples to marry and adopt children.

Gay Actor Lauds Cuba's 1st Production of Rent in HBO's Revolution Rent

The Neil Patrick Harris-produced documentary follows a production of the famed musical in Cuba. And we have an exclusive clip. 

Gay Cuban Journalist Granted Asylum in U.S.

Yariel Valdes Gonzalez came to the U.S. in March as Cuba was arresting independent journalists.

Protesters Arrested After Cuba Cancels Conga Against Homophobia

The communist nation last week canceled the march amid growing regional tensions and months after nixing a marriage equality effort. 

41 Photos Show Cuban Men, Relaxed and Mostly Undressed, by Kevin Slack

Kevin Slack's photos reveal the innate sensuality of young Cuban men on the street, on the beach, and alone with each other in more private areas.

Setback for Marriage Equality in Cuba

A broad swath of the public rejected changing the Constitution to allow same-sex couples to wed.

Cuba Prepares to Legalize Same-Sex Marriage

It's a huge change from the beginning of the Castro era.

How Is Cuba's Government More LGBT-Friendly Than America's?

Christine Quinn, New York City's first female and first out council speaker, recently visited the island nation and witnessed an odd role-reversal.

Mariela Castro Calls for Marriage Equality in Cuba

Castro, a longtime LGBT rights activist, said she'll make her push during Cuba's constitutional reform process.

Cuba Holds First Transgender Religious Ceremony

Friday marked the first time a trans pastor held a Holy Communion in Cuba, highlighting the modest progress of LGBT acceptance in the Communist-ruled country.

Obama Ends ‘Wet Foot, Dry Foot’ Cuban Policy

President Obama has ended a policy that gave Cubans who escaped the island legal residency even without visas.

Watch Mariela Castro Confront Cuba's Bigotry (Video)

The niece of Fidel Castro takes on Cuba's dark history of homophobia in this powerful HBO documentary.

Fidel Castro Leaves Legacy of Oppression, Say Many LGBT Cubans

Many point to the placing of gay men in labor camps and people with HIV in quarantine, while others say some of Castro's policies benefited the nation.

A Cuban Love Story, Complete With Fidel

Playwright Odalys Nanin tells us why she felt compelled to revive her stage tale of lesbian love in Castro's Cuba.

Unpacking Cuba's Impressive Gay Scene, HIV Education

Phill Wilson, the president of the Black AIDS Institute, says we can take many lessons from how Cuba treats its LGBT and HIV-positive citizens.

Cuba: The New Gay Paradise?

Chris Verdugo, the head of Gay Men's Chorus LA, tells us why Cubans are some of the happiest people in the world.

President Obama Meets With LGBT Activists During Historic Cuba Trip

The president met with a group of Cuban dissidents during his historic trip to the island, including two LGBT activists.

Obama Addresses 'Gay Rights' in Cuba Speech

The U.S. president cited equality for historically disadvantaged groups as one of the "enormous gains" of democracy.

PHOTOS: Las Transformistas de Cuba

¡OUT! Las Transformistas of Havana celebrates a lively community that is both underground and supported by the government.