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.

FIFA has announced that it has opened disciplinary hearings in response to an antigay chant used by supporters of Mexico's World Cup team.

June 20 2018 1:50 PM

The governor says Trump's plan to militarize the border is wrongheaded and a distraction.

April 05 2018 8:45 PM

After a Palm Springs real estate agent was shot while holding hands with his husband, officials insist the Mexican resort city is "welcoming and friendly."

March 28 2018 12:56 PM

Carl Blea was shot while holding hands with his husband, Mark Lange, in Puerto Vallarta. The men say Mexican media are not portraying the attack for what it was: a hate crime.

March 27 2018 2:37 PM
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