Mexico

News from within the borders of Mexico and the fight for LGBT equality there. Although attitudes and laws about LGBT persons vary across the country, Mexico has seen widespread progress in LGBT rights, particularly in urban areas like Mexico City where same-sex marriage was legalized in 2010. Same-sex marriages have also occurred in Chihuahua, Colima, Oaxaca, Yucatan, and Quintana Roo. In 2001, Mexico added an amendment to its federal constitution that prohibited discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation.
Mexico's Supreme Court Strikes Down Marriage Ban in Western State

Mexico's Supreme Court Strikes Down Marriage Ban in Western State

Another pro-equality ruling, only 140 more to go for national marriage equality in Mexico.

Immigration and LGBTs: Central Americans Limbo

Immigration and LGBTs: Central Americans in Limbo

The journey can be long and treacherous for LGBTs seeking refuge.

WATCH: Mexican Border State Approves Marriage Law

WATCH: Mexican Border State Approves Marriage Law

The Mexican state of Coahuila's legislature Monday voted 19-1 to extend the freedom to marry to same-sex couples.

Catholic Bishop: Antigay Attitudes 'Sick' and 'Heartless'

Catholic Bishop: Antigay Attitudes 'Sick' and 'Heartless'

Mexican bishop Raúl Vera once again speaks out strongly on behalf of LGBT people.

Lesbian Couple First to Marry in Mexican State

Lesbian Couple First to Marry in Mexican State

A lesbian couple in Jalisco, Mexico, wed on Saturday after a judge granted them the right through an injunction.

Gay Couple Wins Right to Marry in Chihuahua

Gay Couple Wins Right to Marry in Chihuahua

Tony and Tomás first tried to marry April 30.

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