|Costa Rica has legalized Gay Marriage|
When is news no longer news? When countries start allowing same sex marriage. But when two Lesbians married this week in Costa Rica, a new twist was added to the gradual spreading of enlightenment around the globe.
What was the difference in Costa Rica? In 2018 having run an explicitly pro-gay-marriage platform, Carlos Alvarado Quesada was elected president in a resounding victory,
Has any head of a country anywhere in the world ever running on such a pro-gay platform and won so emphatically? Let me know if there is one.
In that same year, Costa Rica's Supreme Court ruled that the country's same-sex marriage ban was unconstitutional, and ordered the legislature to draft a gay marriage law or else it would became automatically legal on May 26, 2020. Thank goodness for Supreme Courts.
The first gay couple to marry was, as often is the case, a lesbian couple. The one officiating, at a proper virus distance, wore a red face masks, and although the hour was after midnight, 10,000 watched live on Facebook. (See Photo Above.)
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