Castro Promotes Sexual Tolerance

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Castro's leading a new revolution in Cuba. Mariela Castro that is, Fidel's niece. And her revolution has nothing to do with Marxism. It's all about sexual tolerance. First, she promoted a soap opera that depicted a construction worker who left his family for the man next door. Now she's campaigning for a law that would give transsexuals free sex change operations. She says her uncle, Fidel, is "very sensitive to these issues."

LYNN NEARY, host:

Good morning, I'm Lynn Neary.

Castro's leading a new revolution in Cuba. Mariela Castro that is, Fidel's niece. And her revolution has nothing to do with Marxism. It's all about sexual tolerance. First, she promoted a soap opera that depicted a construction worker who left his family for the man next door. Now she's campaigning for a law that would give transsexuals free sex change operations. She says her uncle, Fidel, is very sensitive to these issues.

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