Mexico

LGBTI Rights in Mexico


ADDED ON: 08/27/2018

Latin America’s Rights Riddle

In Latin America, progressive politics present something of a mystery: As LGBT rights have flourished, women’s reproductive rights have floundered. Earlier this month, for example, a bill to legalize abortion in the…

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ADDED ON: 07/30/2018

LatAm LGBT People Fear Asylum Requests Will Founder with Trump

Latin American lesbians, gays, bisexuals and transgender people requesting asylum in the U.S. are finding it more and more difficult to be able to leave "insults and attacks" behind them because of the…

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ADDED ON: 07/12/2018

PrEP program begins in Mexico

Mexico took a major step aimed at HIV prevention in late June. The country inaugurated a PrEP program in four cities that would make daily dosing of the HIV drug Truvada available…

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ADDED ON: 07/12/2018

Mexico: Anti-Abortion, Anti-LGBT Rights Conservative Party in Morena’s Coalition to Disappear

The Mexican electoral authorities are preparing a team to manage and eventually liquidate the assets of the Social Encounter Party (PES) and the New Alliance Party (PANAL), which ran in coalition with…

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ADDED ON: 07/04/2018

Mexico’s President-elect Cites LGBT Community in Victory Speech

Andrés Manuel López Obrador on Sunday became Mexico’s first leftist president in decades, winning in a landslide victory with more than 50 percent of the vote.López Obrador — commonly known by his…

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ADDED ON: 07/02/2018

Mexico’s New President (And What He Means for the Future of LGBT Rights)

The president-in-waiting, commonly referred to as AMLO, has been deemed a staunch populist seeking to end years of corruption, violence and inequity in Mexico. However, he has received criticism for his nationalist…

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ADDED ON: 07/01/2018

Thousands Celebrate Pride Day Across Latin America, Caribbean

Thousands of members of the LGBT community marched to celebrate International LGBT Pride Day Saturday with participants in several countries in Latin America and the Caribbean taking to the streets to demand…

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ADDED ON: 06/26/2018

Days in the Life of a Mexican Feminist Activist

Without a strong government response to the rampant presence of violence against women, the task of seeking justice is often left to grassroots organizers. It was May 3rd, 2017, 72 hours shy…

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ADDED ON: 06/25/2018

‘This Is a very Important Day for Mexico’: Football Fans Mingle with Annual Gay Pride Parade

‘We are very glad to see that these two groups can share the space,’ says woman who went to pride march with her girlfriend in matching green soccer jerseys. Football fans have…

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ADDED ON: 06/24/2018

Who’s Really Crossing the U.S. Border, and Why They’re Coming

Over the past week, the separation of 2,000 children from their parents along the U.S. border has forced immigration into the national spotlight. The majority of migrants aren’t dangerous criminals. Many are…

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ADDED ON: 06/24/2018

‘This Is a very Important Day for Mexico’: Football Fans Mingle with Annual Gay Pride Parade

'We are very glad to see that these two groups can share the space,' says woman who went to pride march with her girlfriend in matching green soccer jerseys. Football fans have…

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ADDED ON: 06/23/2018

Mexico Pride March Poses Questions for Leftist Presidency Favorite

Tens of thousands of gay rights supporters marched through Mexico City on Saturday with both hope and some nagging doubts about the prospect of a presidential election victory by leftist front-runner Andres…

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