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.
January 14 2014 5:16 PM ET