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.

Pope Francis applauded anti-LGBT protesters fighting “in favor of family and life.

September 26 2016 12:01 PM

“There is persecution against the church,” said a spokesman for the Mexico City Archdiocese.

September 23 2016 12:23 PM

The leader of the National Organization for Marriage is trying to block marriage equality and other LGBT rights south of the border.

September 19 2016 9:10 PM

Weeks after Juan Gabriel's death, tabloids are reporting on his personal life and his alleged boyfriend.

September 13 2016 3:26 PM

Given his constant barbs about Mexico, the news that Republican nominee Donald Trump is actually going to visit Mexico came as a shock, especially after that Cinco de Mayo taco bowl fiasco.

August 31 2016 1:24 AM

El Divo de Juarez died Sunday, but his legacy as an LGBT Latino icon must not be forgotten. 

August 29 2016 6:47 PM Updated
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