Mexico

Global News

Added on: 02/13/2019
A defender of LGBT rights and proponent of muxe culture in Oaxaca has been found dead in an apparently violent attack. Óscar Cazorla was at home in…

Global News

Added on: 02/11/2019
Moments before paramedics rushed Roxsana Hernandez out of an ICE jail in New Mexico, Charlotte consoled her dying friend. They’d known each other only a few months,…

Global News

Added on: 02/11/2019
02/09/2019
Mariachi music is one of Mexico’s most beloved forms of music. It’s also among the most traditional. After coming out as a gay man, Carlos Samaniego found…

Global News

Added on: 01/21/2019
Hugo Castro rubs his temples before joining the sea of evening rush-hour traffic that snakes all the way from San Diego to the Mexican border. The beat-up…

Global News

Added on: 01/09/2019
Four months after fleeing their home in El Salvador, the six members of the Meneses family arrived in Nogales, Sonora on Dec. 25 with documents ready to…

Global News

Added on: 12/13/2018
12/12/2018
Mexican boxer Dario Larralde has apologised after saying he supports Nazi dictator Adolf Hitler in calling gay people “a plague.” In a since-deleted video on Twitter earlier this month,…

Global News

Added on: 12/12/2018
12/11/2018
Making asylum claims more difficult for members of the LGBTQ community, caravans of refugees — as with those that have traveled up through Central America hoping to…

Global News

Added on: 12/07/2018
12/06/2018
Gay rights in Mexico is a tricky subject — same-sex marriage is legal in 12 of 31 states plus Mexico City, and gay marriages are federally recognized….

Global News

Added on: 12/05/2018
12/03/2018
The Trump administration has exempted the United States from provisions in the new USMCA trade deal with Mexico and Canada that require LGBT+ rights protections to be put…

Global News

Added on: 12/04/2018
12/02/2018
Initial analysis of the final text of the new North American trade pact Canada signed on Friday is pointing to two changes – one potentially helpful for the auto…

Global News

Added on: 12/02/2018
11/30/2018
LGBT asylum seekers traveling from Central American countries to the U.S. may have to “prove” their status in order to claim asylum in the U.S., said a…

Global News

Added on: 12/01/2018
11/30/2018
Attorneys for transgender members of the caravan are rushing to find people willing to house them in the United States while their asylum cases play out in…

Global News

Added on: 11/26/2018
11/26/2018
“Which form should I use when I talk to you: feminine or masculine?” I asked Lukas Avendaño, who I had seen in trousers earlier in the day…

Global News

Added on: 11/22/2018
11/19/2018
After making the arduous journey to the U.S.-Mexico border as part of a caravan of thousands of Central American asylum seekers, at least seven LGBT couples were…

Global News

Added on: 11/22/2018
11/19/2018
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…

Global News

Added on: 11/20/2018
11/18/2018
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…

Global News

Added on: 11/20/2018
11/17/2018
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…

Global News

Added on: 11/19/2018
11/18/2018
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…

Global News

Added on: 11/17/2018
11/15/2018
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…

Global News

Added on: 11/13/2018
11/12/2018
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…

Global News

Added on: 11/12/2018
11/08/2018
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…

Alturi Partner

Added on: 01/31/2018
Securing the most basic freedoms for people worldwide requires front-line organizations challenging abuse wherever it occurs. The Fund for Global Human Rights finds the best human rights…

Alturi Partner

Added on: 01/31/2018
The Astraea Lesbian Foundation For Justice is a multi-gendered, multi-racial, multi-identity organization that prioritizes and supports the leadership of women, transgender people, youth, and people of color….

World Voices

Added on: 09/14/2017
Robert Blackmon
Alturi Project Director
“I came out as bisexual to my younger brother when I started college and he was very supportive. I was living at home at the time and…