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Puerto Rico

The latest news on progress for LGBT equality and legalized same-sex marriage for gays and lesbians in Puerto Rico.

Serena Angelique Velázquez and Layla Pelaez are the third and fourth trans people killed in the territory this year, and the eighth and ninth in the U.S. as a whole.

April 24 2020 9:59 PM

Yampi Méndez Arocho, shot to death last week, is the second trans person murdered in the territory this year.

March 12 2020 12:56 PM

Alexa Negrón Luciano was killed not long after being reported for using a women's restroom at a McDonald's.

February 28 2020 2:47 PM

He called lawmakers and journalists "cocksuckers" and "whores." Now he's resigned as governor of Puerto Rico.

7:14 AM Updated

Departure comes after the release of homophobic, sexist remarks and large-scale protests in San Juan.

July 24 2019 7:59 AM

But Ricardo Rosselló stepped down as leader of his party and won't seek reelection.

July 22 2019 9:57 AM

Artists will join throngs protesting in streets after the reveal of homophobic communications between the governor and his administration.

July 17 2019 8:06 AM