23rd May 2014
Costa Rica to extend social security benefits to same-sex couples 1
7:07 PM — The social security system in Costa Rica will be extended to offer medical benefits to same-sex couples.
18th May 2014
Costa Rica: President flies pride flag to mark IDAHOT 3
12:31 PM — Costa Rica's president has flown a pride flag above his residence, to mark the International Day Against Homophobia and Transphobia.
4th July 2013
Costa Rica accidentally approves same-sex unions 9
12:20 PM — Costa Rican lawmakers passed a bill on Monday that may have accidentally approved same-sex unions.
27th February 2013
Costa Rica: Top psychologists slam attempts at gay ‘cure’ therapy 4
5:03 PM — A top group of psychologists in Costa Rica have condemned any attempts to "cure" homosexuality through therapy, saying it is unjustifiable, and that the focus should be on removing stigmas around homosexuality, not trying to change it.
14th June 2012
Costa Rica: Human rights commission head ‘believes sexual orientation can be changed’ 79
5:37 PM — The leader of Costa Rica's Commission on Human Rights has reportedly described homosexuality as a sin and said sexual orientation can be changed.