Mexico

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Added on: 01/24/2020
01/23/2020
Mexican Ricardo Canabal gave up playing football when he was 21, unable to reconcile his sexuality with what LGBT+ campaigners say is a deep-rooted homophobia in the…

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Added on: 01/22/2020
01/21/2020
Central American homosexuals and trans who travel in the migrant caravan this Monday ask for the attention and help of the Mexican LGBT community because of the…

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Added on: 01/14/2020
House Democrats are preparing to ask the Department of Homeland Security to release all transgender immigrants being held at long-term federal immigration facilities. Democratic Rep. Mike Quigley…

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Added on: 12/13/2019
12/12/2019
A painting depicting Mexican revolutionary hero Emiliano Zapata naked but for high heels and a pink sombrero, astride an aroused white horse, has sparked controversy in socially…

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Added on: 12/12/2019
12/11/2019
Mexico’s president on Wednesday condemned hate crimes against LGBT+ people after a row over a painting of revolutionary hero Emiliano Zapata naked but for a pink sombrero,…

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Added on: 12/06/2019
12/06/2019
According to an advocacy group for LGBT rights, the total number of Mexican LGBT firms has been growing over the years. This has been inspired by businesses…

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Added on: 12/02/2019
Same-sex marriage is legal in Baja California. Sort of. To get married in the state, gay and lesbian couples are legally required to overcome costly and lengthy…

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Added on: 11/30/2019
11/20/2019
A culture of indigenous transgender women that has been part of southern Mexico’s heritage for centuries is primed for global fashion cachet thanks to one of the…

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Added on: 11/30/2019
In a gathering in Bogota, Colombia on Nov. 19, 40 human rights lawyers from across Latin America launched an innovative “Red Litigio LGBT” – an LGBT Litigation…

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Added on: 11/04/2019
Migrants can still request asylum based on persecution because of their gender identity and/or their sexual orientation. Pedro Luis Perez arrived at the northern Mexico border in…

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Added on: 10/19/2019
10/18/2019
Margaret didn’t know what was going to happen when she approached the bridge between Juárez and El Paso, but she knew she couldn’t wait anymore. Six months…

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Added on: 10/11/2019
10/10/2019
Marveny Suchite lives with her American immigration sponsor in a bungalow here on a tree-lined street. A neighbor’s yard sign reads: “No matter where you are from,…

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Added on: 09/10/2019
Months after Kenya Cuevas’ friend was killed in front of her, a funeral wreath with Cuevas’ name on it arrived at her doorstep. The implication was clear:…

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Added on: 09/02/2019
Lawmakers in the southern Mexico state of Oaxaca have approved changing the civil code to authorize same-sex marriage. A statement from the state congress says marriage will…

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Added on: 08/11/2019
08/10/2019
With more than 800,000 migrants currently applying for asylum in the U.S., a growing number of immigrants rights groups are calling attention to the plight of LGBTQ…

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Added on: 07/16/2019
Asylum-seekers who arrive at the southern border and claim to be LGBT are exempt from the U.S.-Mexico “Remain in Mexico” policy and will not be returned to…

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Added on: 07/01/2019
06/30/2019
Over the last decade, several openly queer musicians have emerged in Latin America. They use their music to combat hate. As the region has seen a rise…

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Added on: 06/23/2019
06/22/2019
A Mexican soap opera that debuts on Sunday is set to make television history as the country’s first telenovela to feature a gay couple as the leading…

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Added on: 06/20/2019
06/19/2019
A rainbow flag sways in the wind outside a pink two-story house in an out-of-the-way Juarez neighborhood. Inside, 38 men and boys tell jokes, try on new…

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Added on: 06/20/2019
Sinaloa lawmakers voted Tuesday against a measure that would have legalized same-sex marriage in the state with 20 votes against and 18 in favor. Most of the…

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Added on: 06/15/2019
Despite a dark past, today many LGBT citizens in Latin America are enjoying the right to marry, choose their gender identity and adopt children. But while laws…

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Added on: 06/14/2019
06/14/2019
Mexico City’s Mayor Claudia Sheinbaum announced on June 3 that children in Mexico City would be allowed to choose the uniform they wear to school. The policy…

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Added on: 06/08/2019
06/07/2019
The journey north for migrants traveling through Mexico carries multiple risks—food insecurity, exposure to elements, assault, injury and more. Traveling with a caravan offers a measure of…

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Added on: 06/07/2019
06/06/2019
Mexico City Mayor Claudia Sheinbaum recently announced the city is doing away with gender restrictions on school uniforms. ‘We are announcing something very simple but for us…

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Added on: 06/07/2019
06/05/2019
YouTube is one of many companies that has given its logo a rainbow-themed makeover to show support for LGBT rights – but, underneath the colourful veneer, a…

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Added on: 05/19/2019
Artist Nicolas Gonzalez-Medina spoke out from the stage on Saturday, in front of about 200 people: He’s an undocumented immigrant, living in the United States without government…

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Added on: 05/17/2019
05/16/2019
Mexican singer and actor Vicente Fernandez said in a recent interview he refused a liver transplant fearing the donor was gay, or a drug addict, causing controversy….

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Added on: 05/14/2019
The desperation of daily life in Honduras is driving thousands of people to join other Central American migrants in their long march northward toward what they hope…

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Added on: 05/13/2019
05/10/2019
The internet has sent a picture of LGBTI Mexicans, purportedly arrested for homosexuality in 1935, viral in the past few days. The photo belongs to the collection…

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Added on: 05/12/2019
Mexico’s Supreme Court asked the state of Jalisco on Wednesday to grant a new birth certificate to a resident there to reflect the fact the person changed…