Mexico

LGBTI Rights in Mexico


ADDED ON: 11/22/2018

Justin Trudeau Resists GOP Push to Gut LGBT Rights From Trade Deal

Canadian PM Justin Trudeau has said that a trade deal with the US should represent “shared values,” as Republicans attempt to strip LGBT+ rights protections from the agreement. 40 US Republican lawmakers…

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ADDED ON: 11/20/2018

Trump’s Mexico-Canada deal hits trouble in Congress over LGBT Language

President Donald Trump may be touting his trade deal with Canada and Mexico as a victory, but emerging complaints from liberals and conservatives are threatening to sink the agreement in Congress. Democrats,…

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ADDED ON: 11/20/2018

Tijuana shelters reaching capacity as migrant caravan continues to stream into border city

Central American migrants continue to make their way toward Tijuana, even as the border city south of San Diego struggles to accommodate the more than 2,000 caravaners who have already arrived. Mexican media has reported that…

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ADDED ON: 11/19/2018

Gay Couple from LGBT Migrant Caravan Marry in Tijuana

A gay couple from an LGBT+ migrant caravan from central America married in an emotional ceremony in Tijuana. Pedro and Erick tied the knot in front of journalists and human rights workers…

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ADDED ON: 11/17/2018

LGBT Migrants Fled Persecution Back Home. Then They Fled the Caravan

For most of the people traveling as part of a thousand-person migrant caravan in the hope of reaching safety at the U.S. border, the group represents their best chance to escape persecution, violence and…

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ADDED ON: 11/13/2018

LGBT Migrants Leave Caravan over ‘Discrimination,’ Reach California Border

LGBT members of a caravan of Central American migrants heading toward the U.S. border appear to have reached the California border after leaving the main group behind over alleged discrimination from other…

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ADDED ON: 11/12/2018

LGBT+ Rights Take Center Stage in Mexico’s New Congress

A bill passed this week in Mexico's Senate granting same-sex couples equal social security benefits as heterosexuals now moves to the Chamber of Deputies, where advocates expect it will be voted into…

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ADDED ON: 11/04/2018

Trans Meets Tradition in Mexico’s LGBT+ Dance Troupe

Melding tradition with modernity, a folk dance troupe is making waves in Mexico by welcoming all comers, letting its dancers smash taboos and perform in whatever gender makes them happy. “Dancing was…

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ADDED ON: 11/04/2018

LGBTI Refugees Explain Why They Fled to the US

Over the past year, LGBT+ refugees have faced a two-pronged attack from the Trump administration’s hardline immigration stances and regressive policies on LGBT+ rights. After fleeing their homes to seek a new…

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ADDED ON: 10/26/2018

Gay Man Defends Rights of LGBT Migrants

Many Central American migrants making their way to the United States border are attempting to escape an array the multitude of ills scourging their home countries, including discrimination against LGBT people “I’m…

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ADDED ON: 10/24/2018

A Humanitarian Exodus

The Central American migrant caravan traveling to the US border highlights the failures of American migration and foreign policy, and dwindling options for refugees to seek safety. We should welcome them with…

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ADDED ON: 09/02/2018

Conference to Empower LGBT+ Community in Mexico’s Workplace

The Mexican Federation of Entrepreneurs (FME) LGBT + held the fourth international conference Empower LGBT + 2018, which brought together corporate, entrepreneur, organizations, government and diverse talent to present conferences and workshops…

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