Mexico

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Added on: 10/12/2022
10/11/2022
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…

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Added on: 10/12/2022
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…

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Added on: 08/26/2022
08/25/2022
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…

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Added on: 07/27/2022
07/26/2022
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….

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Added on: 06/26/2022
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…

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Added on: 06/08/2022
06/07/2022
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…

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Added on: 06/05/2022
6/3/22
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…

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Added on: 05/18/2022
In a country where discrimination prevails despite legal advances, Contrata LGBTIQ has become one of the first Mexican initiatives to integrate the LGBT community, including migrants, into…

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Added on: 04/16/2022
Alejandra Gomez, a transgender woman, left her native Honduras a few months ago, fleeing discrimination and threats of violence. “That is the reason I am here,” Gomez…

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Added on: 02/20/2022
2/19/22
An LGBT+ activist has become the first person in Mexico to be issued a birth certificate recognising his gender as non-binary. Fausto Martinez received the historic birth…

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Added on: 01/21/2022
01/20/2022
JUAREZ, Mexico (Border Report) – Women’s rights and LGBT activists took to the streets of Juarez on Thursday, demanding answers in the murder and dismemberment of a lesbian…

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Added on: 01/19/2022
The Mexican Football Federation says any fan caught screaming a homophobic chant at its matches will face a five-year ban from national team games. Federation President Yon…

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Added on: 01/14/2022
(New York) – Latin America is facing some of its gravest human rights challenges in decades, Human Rights Watch said today in releasing its World Report 2022. “Latin America…

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Added on: 01/10/2022
TIJUANA — The first transgender woman to hold public office in Baja California is determined to help develop a more inclusive language in Tijuana — and with it, a…

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Added on: 01/02/2022
A “besotón”, or kiss-a-thon, has been staged at the Six Flags Mexico theme park after a queer couple visiting said they were victims of “homophobia”. A friend…

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Added on: 12/31/2021
The Six Flags amusement park in Mexico City has decided to drop a ban on “affectionate behavior” on its grounds. It comes after criticism members of the…

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Added on: 11/04/2021
11/1/2021
Mexico’s men’s national soccer team will be forced to play two more World Cup qualifiers in empty stadiums after its fans continued yelling an anti-gay slur at…

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Added on: 10/31/2021
10/29/2021
As someone who identifies as genderqueer, Mestiz@, materialist, and Catholic, L Heidenreich brings a unique perspective to the study of history that is hard to find in…

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Added on: 09/24/2021
09/16/2021
LONDON, Sept 15 (Openly) – Doctors once prescribed long, hard bike rides and testicular transplants to cure gay men of their “sexual abnormality”. More than a century…

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Added on: 07/16/2021
07/13/2021
Nonbinary Vikings – Viking imagery in contemporary culture is heavily associated with stereotypes surrounding masculinity; long-haired, heavily muscled warriors are used to sell everything from beer to…

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Added on: 07/03/2021
Salma Luévano was arrested for publicly identifying herself as transgender in provincial Mexico in 1985. Now she is set to take office as a member of Congress…

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Added on: 06/19/2021
6/18/21
For the first time in the country’s history, two trans women have been elected to Congress in Mexico. Maria Clemente Garcia and Salma Luevano are members of…

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Added on: 06/17/2021
06/16/2021
Twenty of Mexico’s 31 states and the federal capital Mexico City have marriage equality and same-sex couples can marry in the other 11 states if they go…

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Added on: 06/04/2021
06/02/2021
For years, transgender activist Roshell Terranova protested in the streets and knocked on the doors of Mexico’s Congress to make the demands of the country’s LGBTQ community…

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Added on: 05/28/2021
05/27/2021
A lawsuit has been filed against a candidate running for Tijuana’s city council for pretending to be a member of the LGBT community. The legal action was…

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Added on: 05/16/2021
5/15/21
MICHEL MARTIN, HOST: We’re going to stick with immigration for a few more minutes. The U.S.-Mexico border has been closed to most migrants during the pandemic, including…

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Added on: 04/14/2021
04/13/2021
After Mexico City’s ‘Lady Tacos de Canasta,’ a street vendor featured in a Netflix series, stood up to police who she said harassed her on the street,…

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Added on: 04/09/2021
04/08/2021
Kissing his partner goodbye on a normal day before heading to work changed the life of 32-year-old Estuardo Cifuentes forever. It was mid-2019 when he stepped out…

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Added on: 03/27/2021
3/26/21
FIFA has officially opened an investigation after anti-gay chants were audible during the CONCACAF Olympic qualifying match between Mexico and the Dominican Republic on March 18. Potential…

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Added on: 03/02/2021
03/01/2021
A gay couple were handcuffed by armed police “for kissing” on a beach in Mexico. A series of videos of the incident, posted to Facebook, appear to…