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Ecuador to formally recognize couples in same-sex civil unions

Sunday, August 24, 2014
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QUITO, Ecuador -- Ecuadoran President Rafael Correa on Saturday said that same-sex couples in civil unions can now have their relationships officially recognized by the Ecuador government. Correa said LGBT people will have "the full constitutional right" to register their civil unions, and have them recorded on their national ID cards, reports AFP.

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Gays abused, raped in Ecuador clinics to cure them of homosexuality

Monday, July 29, 2013
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QUITO, Ecuador -- More than 80 unlicensed clinics throughout Ecuador are using rape, electric shock and beatings as "treatment" to convert gay people into heterosexuals, according to the country’s openly lesbian Health Minister, Carina Vance.

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‘Ex-Gay’ myth hits Caribbean: Newspaper ad declares ‘truth’ about gays

Tuesday, December 20, 2011
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The ‘ex-gay’ religious movement has expanded beyond its American origins throughout the world. Now the same lies pushed by the same American "ex-gay" propagandists are finding an audience in the Caribbean.

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