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How Mariela Castro Is Leading Cuba's LGBT Revolution

The daughter of Cuban President Raul Castro and director of the National Centre for Sexual Education (CENESEX) Mariela Castro
The daughter of Cuban President Raul Castro and director of the National Centre for Sexual Education (CENESEX) Mariela Castro (C), shouts slogans during a gay parade, on May 9, 2015, in Havana. AFP PHOTO/ADALBERTO ROQUE (Photo credit should read ADALBERTO ROQUE/AFP/Getty Images)

HAVANA — Just over a year ago, María Caridad Jorge made a revelation that would have been unthinkable in the not-too-distant past. "I am lesbian and religious and I also want to be a [Communist Party] militant," she wrote in her autobiography.

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