Gays and Lesbians Can Marry – level 1

29-05-2020 15:00

A gay man is a man who likes other men. A lesbian woman is a woman who likes other women.

Gay and lesbian people in Costa Rica are happy. Since May 26, gay and lesbian people can marry their partners. Costa Rica is the first country in Central America where this is legal.

In 2018, Costa Rica´s most important court checks the rights of gay and lesbian people. These people must have the right to marry. The government has 18 months to make a new law. However, the government does not do it. The court must do it.

Gay and lesbian people celebrate the new law. Many weddings take place on the first day. The president of Costa Rica celebrates, too. He says that the law brings important changes for people.

Difficult words: partner (the person that you love and want to live with), legal (when something is officially possible), right (something what a person can do or have and nobody can take it away), law (official rules of a country).

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