Clerical error led to Costa Rica’s first legal same-sex marriage

By : Wire Report
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SAN JOSE, Costa Rica (AP) — When Jazmin Elizondo Arias was born in 1991, someone goofed and noted on her birth certificate that she was male.

As the years passed and Elizondo grew up, the mix-up never caused any problems. So she never bothered to try to correct the record officially, something that others in her situation found could turn into a slog through Costa Rica’s bureaucracy with no guarantee of success.

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