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El Salvador approves measures banning same-sex marriage, gay couple adoption

Friday, April 17, 2015
A package of constitutional reforms approved Thursday night would ban same-sex marriage in El Salvador and also bar same-sex couples from adopting children. ...

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IDAHOT celebrated around the world: Images from El Salvador

Sunday, May 18, 2014
SAN SALVADOR, El Salvador -- Members of El Salvador's LGBT community on Saturday celebrated the International Day Against Homophobia And Transphobia, the largest anti-discrimination solidarity action in the world with activities taking place in 120 countries. ...

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El Salvador parliament rejects constitutional ban on same-sex marriage

Sunday, February 9, 2014
SAN SALVADOR, El Salvador -- The Salvadoran Parliament has again failed in its attempt to approve a constitutional ban on same-sex marriage. ...

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Senate confirms pro-gay U.S. ambassador to El Salvador

Friday, June 15, 2012
Mari Carmen Aponte
The U.S. Senate broke an impasse on Thursday to confirm a U.S. ambassador to El Salvador who had previously been denied the position in part of because of a pro-gay editorial she wrote in one of the country’s newspapers. ...

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Senate GOP blocks appointment of LGBT ally as U.S. Ambassador to El Salvador

Tuesday, December 13, 2011
WASHINGTON -- Senate Republicans on Monday blocked efforts to confirm Mari Carmen Aponte, a Washington D.C.-based attorney, as the permanent ambassador to El Salvador, because, according to one source, Aponte is an LGBT advocate who has previously called for the ...

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