New Mexico

News from within the borders of New Mexico and the fight for LGBT equality there. Learn more about past and present obstacles toward achieving equality in New Mexico, including hate crimes law, transgender rights, adoption, and other rights denied to same-sex couples and LGBT people. Learn about individuals—activists, politicians, and allies—who have helped us make strides toward equality. We also cover the campaigns of groups opposed to marriage equality and explore how gay marriage is covered in mainstream media. We stay on top of developments so that you can stay informed about this issue.

The state's highest court is hearing opening arguments in a case set to determine whether or not New Mexico's constitution allows for marriage equality today.

October 23 2013 11:29 AM

The ACLU and NCLR filed legal briefs urging the New Mexico Supreme Court to declare marriage equality the law of the land.

September 23 2013 7:10 PM

One secular celebrant's path to marrying more than 100 same-sex couples in New Mexico.

September 17 2013 5:05 AM

As a handful of counties recognize same-sex marriage in New Mexico, one Air Force base has made adjustments.

September 11 2013 1:27 PM

Sen. William Sharer pointed to Alexander the Great and Pocahontas as proof that marriage is only intended for a man and a woman.

August 29 2013 4:36 PM