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.
Thomas Roberts Quits Hosting Miss USA Pageant Over Donald Trump's Anti-Mexican Rant
July 01 2015 2:01 PM ET

Thomas Roberts Quits Hosting Miss USA Over Trump's Rant

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.

Univision Pulls Out of Miss USA Pageant Following Donald Trump's Anti-Immigrant Rant

Univision Tells Trump 'No Mas' After Rant

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

Mexican Archbishops Perform National Exorcism

Mexican Church Leaders Blame Satan for Marriage Equality

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

Mexican Supreme Court Nudges Nation Toward Marriage Equality

Mexican Supreme Court Nudges Nation Toward Marriage Equality

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.

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.

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