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Lesbian co-founders of Cuba fashion brand visit Washington DC

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Idania del Río of Clandestina, a lesbian-run Cuban fashion brand, works at Dacha Beer Garden in Shaw on June 19, 2019. (Washington Blade photo by Michael K. Lavers)

The lesbian co-founders of Cuba’s first independent fashion brand visited the U.S. this month amid mounting tensions between their country’s government and the Trump administration.

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‘Tremenda Nota’ photojournalist seeking asylum describes La. jail conditions as human rights violation

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Yariel Valdés González, right, interviews a Mexican migrant at a lesbian-run shelter in Mexicali, Mexico, on Jan. 27, 2019. (Washington Blade photo by Michael K. Lavers)

A Tremenda Nota photojournalist and a Washington Blade contributor from Cuba who is seeking asylum in the U.S. contends the conditions in the Louisiana jail in which he is being held amount to human rights violations.

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Cuban lawmaker: Activists «paid» to organize unsanctioned LGBTI+ march

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Cuban Assemblyman Luis Ángel Adán Roble, right, speaks at an LGBTQ Victory Institute conference in Bogotá, Colombia, on May 18, 2019. (Photo courtesy of the Victory Institute)

Bogotá, Colombia— A Cuban lawmaker on Saturday suggested independent activists were «paid» to organize an unsanctioned LGBTI+ march that took place in Havana last week.

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