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 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.

7:44 AM

Mexican Archbishops and priests performed an exorcism of the nation to rid the country of a "great satanic infestation."

June 17 2015 8:35 AM

The high court of Mexico won't order national marriage equality, but it just told the country's 31 states that limiting marriage to opposite-sex couples is unconstitutional.

June 13 2015 6:33 PM

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

April 21 2015 2:16 PM

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

March 10 2015 5:00 AM

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

September 03 2014 3:23 PM

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

July 15 2014 3:00 PM