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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.

The central Mexican state, along the nation's Pacific coast, becomes the fourth to enact marriage equality.

January 27 2016 7:27 PM

How we dodged the fiercest hurricane on record in idyllic Puerto Vallarta.

January 18 2016 5:43 AM

Nayarit is the latest state to legalize same-sex marriage.

December 22 2015 3:15 PM

Gunmen stormed the Reina Gay fest in Acapulco Sunday.

November 30 2015 7:12 PM

Mexico's Supreme Court ruled that bans on same-sex couples adopting are unconstitutional.

August 12 2015 9:39 AM

The billionaire's claim that Mexicans are criminals and rapists has cost him both broadcasting and business exposure, as NBC and Macy's cut ties.

July 01 2015 6:34 AM Updated

NBC has also distanced itself from Trump, who made slurs against Mexicans part of his bid for the Republican party nomination for president.

June 26 2015 7:44 AM