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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…

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Added on: 02/28/2021
02/28/21
Two gay men were arrested after kissing on a public Mexico beach but were freed after fellow sunbathers charged after the police vehicle and demanded their release….

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Added on: 02/25/2021
02/24/2021
MEXICO CITY (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – Mexico’s top court is due to vote Wednesday whether to order the state of Yucatan to legalize gay marriage, a move…

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Added on: 02/04/2021
Kataleya Nativi Baca, 29, can see the yellow grasslands of San Ysidro, California, from the crests of Tijuana’s hills. The palm trees swaying less than a mile…

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Added on: 02/01/2021
01/31/2021
On February 11th, 2012, the Bay Area American Indian Two-Spirits organization (BAAITS) held the first ever Native American Two-Spirit Powwow. A powwow is a cultural celebration that…

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Added on: 12/29/2020
12/28/2020
The Women of “Casa de las Muñecas Tiresias” shelter, have been providing up to 80 free meals a day to some of their most vulnerable neighbours. Lesbian,…

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Added on: 12/12/2020
12/11/2020
The Mexican Catholic Church’s highest-ranking bishop agrees with recent comments by Pope Francis in support of legal protections offered by civil unions for gay couples, the prelate…

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Added on: 12/06/2020
When she turned 15, like so many girls in her town in Guatemala, Luna Guzmán celebrated with a quinceañera. “My friend lent me the dress because she…

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Added on: 11/09/2020
11/08/2020
Congratulations to the gay citizens of Puebla. According to the Yucatan Times, the Mexican state of Puebla has just legalized gay marriage. The state Congress approved an…

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Added on: 11/04/2020
11/03/2020
The Congress of the Mexican state of Puebla voted to legalize same-sex marriages by an overwhelming majority on Tuesday, marking a step forward for LGBT rights in…

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Added on: 10/28/2020
10/27/2020
A soccer team in Mexico’s capital is shooting for greater inclusion for the LGBT community by relying on the widespread love of Latin America’s most popular sport….

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Added on: 10/07/2020
10/06/2020
MEXICO CITY (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – As a transgender girl growing up in Buenos Aires, Viviana Gonzalez dreamt of being a writer, composing poems to console her…

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Added on: 10/06/2020
10/05/2020
A measure to allow transgender Sonorans to easily modify official documents to reflect their gender identity has been approved. After a brief presentation from its sponsor and…

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Added on: 09/15/2020
The U.N. human rights agency called on Mexican authorities Thursday to thoroughly investigate the killing of an LGBT rights activist in the northern Mexico state of Chihuahua….

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Added on: 08/18/2020
08/07/2020
MEXICO CITY (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – When she was 15 years old, Paola Santillan was raped by two men who claimed they would “take the lesbian” out…

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Added on: 07/11/2020
07/10/2020
Lawmakers in Mexico City on Friday voted to ban conversion therapy, part of a small but growing movement to end the practice of trying to change a…

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Added on: 07/10/2020
Baja California state legislators on Tuesday approved a draft initiative that seeks to eliminate the costly and lengthy legal obstacles that gay and lesbian couples face when…

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Added on: 05/23/2020
05/22/2020
Shelter-in-place measures limit coronavirus numbers, but they also expose the ugly side of staying at home. Calls to domestic violence hotlines have been up across the globe…

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Added on: 05/19/2020
Mexico officially recognized the International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia for the first time last year. On May 17, 2019, I spoke at President Andrés Manuel…

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Added on: 05/16/2020
05/15/2020
Mexico is seeing a surge of extreme violence toward LGBT+ people in its deadliest year in half a decade, a leading rights group said on Friday, citing…

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Added on: 04/11/2020
A coil of dark braids, usually decorated with a flower crown, a vibrant dress and her signature unibrow, were some of the distinct features that set one…

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Added on: 04/05/2020
04/04/2020
Our LGBT communities are impacted in various ways by the global Coronavirus pandemic. Some of us are lucky enough to have a safe place to stay, while…

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Added on: 03/30/2020
03/29/2020
As lockdowns are imposed around the world to stop the spread of coronavirus, LGBT+ groups are scrambling to support older members of their community who are more…

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Added on: 03/20/2020
03/17/2020
Ana Scarlett Vargas was assigned male at birth, but she said she knew she was a girl at just 7 years old. At 13, she started performing…

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Added on: 03/13/2020
A transgender woman seeking asylum should be released after she was sexually assaulted and harassed while being detained in an Arizona immigration facility with men for nine…

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Added on: 02/02/2020
The Veracruz Congress rejected the reform of 52 articles of the Civil Code that sought to establish formal union between people of the same sex, since it…