Mexico

LGBTI Rights in Mexico


ADDED ON: 11/20/2022

Mothers of LGBTQ children join forces in Latin America

Fabu Olmedo is so nervous about clubs and restaurants in Paraguay that before a night out she often contacts one to make sure that she’ll be let in and won’t be attacked…

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ADDED ON: 11/08/2022

Gay Games XI Countdown Celebration Held in Guadalajara

Guadalajara and Hong Kong will co-host the 2023 Gay Games XI, holding the games from Nov. 3 to 11, 2023, with a kickoff event to begin the one-year countdown held on Friday,…

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ADDED ON: 10/28/2022

Final Mexican state approves same-sex marriage

MEXICO CITY, Oct 26 (Reuters) - Mexico's northeastern border state of Tamaulipas voted on Wednesday to recognize same-sex marriage, making it legal in every district across the country. The congress of Tamaulipas approved…

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ADDED ON: 10/24/2022

Dance show in Mexico highlights sexual diversity

Guadalajara, Mexico, Oct 22 (EFE).- LGBTQ dance company Mexico de Colores presented a show in the Mexican city of Guadalajara on Saturday to highlight discrimination, transphobia and pride in sexual identity. A total…

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ADDED ON: 10/12/2022

Mexico’s most populous state approves same-sex marriage

The congress of Mexico's most populous state, State of Mexico, on Tuesday voted overwhelmingly to legally recognize same-sex marriage, becoming the 29th of Mexico's 32 states to do so. "Equal marriage is…

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ADDED ON: 10/12/2022

The Trevor Project Launches 24/7 Crisis Services for LGBTQ Youth in Mexico

Today, on National Coming Out Day in the U.S. and Mexico, The Trevor Project announced the official launch of its free, confidential, 24/7 digital crisis services for LGBTQ young people in Mexico.…

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ADDED ON: 08/26/2022

LGBT migrants receiving ‘humanitarian parole’ at California port of entry

SAN DIEGO (Border Report) — About 120 asylum-seekers who are members of the LGBT community are being allowed into the U.S. on a daily basis. Enrique Lucero, the director of the Migrant Affairs…

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ADDED ON: 07/27/2022

LGBTQ activists angered by Baja California governor’s stance on conversion therapy.

The memories remain raw for 27-year-old Benjamin Sanchez. As the teenage son of a pastor in an ultra-Christian community of Tijuana, his identity was considered a sin. To absolve himself, Sanchez was…

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ADDED ON: 06/26/2022

Mass same-sex wedding in Mexico challenges discrimination

Even after five years of living together in the Pacific resort city of Acapulco, something as simple as holding hands or sharing a kiss in public is unthinkable for Dayanny Marcelo and…

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ADDED ON: 06/08/2022

Inside Mexico City’s First LGBTQ Soup Kitchen.

Like many parts of Mexico City, the Guerrero neighborhood feels simultaneously bustling and relaxed. Just northwest of the city’s historic center, kids play in the street as mopeds zip past narrow buildings…

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ADDED ON: 06/05/2022

Mexican LGBTQ group rallies support for beach ‘paradise’ battered by storm

When Hurricane Agatha battered a Mexican beach hamlet popular with LGBTQ residents and visitors earlier this week, members of the community sprang into action to help the town rebound. Zipolite, located on…

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ADDED ON: 05/27/2022

LGBTQ lawmakers in Latin America pledge to end conversion therapy in region

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina — Openly LGBTQ lawmakers from across Latin America who gathered in Argentina’s capital last week agreed to work together to ban so-called conversion therapy in the region. The second meeting…

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