Karine Jean-Pierre
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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.

As of Wednesday, regardless of where one lives in Mexico, all couples have the right to be married regardless of sexual orientation.

October 27 2022 12:15 PM

Marriage equality has become the law in 26 of Mexico's 32 states since Mexico City implemented it in 2010.

June 28 2022 12:05 PM