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.
WATCH: Mexican Border State Approves Marriage Law
September 03 2014 3:23 PM ET

WATCH: Mexican Border State Approves Marriage Law

Thom Senzee

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'
July 15 2014 3:00 PM ET

Catholic Bishop: Antigay Attitudes 'Sick' and 'Heartless'

Trudy Ring

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

Lesbian Couple First to Marry in Mexican State
December 15 2013 2:29 PM ET

Lesbian Couple First to Marry in Mexican State

Michelle Garcia

A lesbian couple in Jalisco, Mexico, wed on Saturday after a judge granted them the right through an injunction.

Gay Couple Wins Right to Marry in Chihuahua
September 05 2013 12:30 PM ET

Gay Couple Wins Right to Marry in Chihuahua

Sunnivie Brydum

Tony and Tomás first tried to marry April 30.

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