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Cuba: First gay and transgender marriage

11 August 2011 Last updated at 15:39 BST

Wendy and Ignacio have everything ready to marry - permission from the authorities, the dress and the bridesmaid.

But they are not a typical Cuban couple.

She is a transsexual who underwent surgery in 2007 and he is gay.

The wedding will take place in Cuba where gay marriage is banned.

Liliet Heredero reports.