The Government of Mexico, through the Senate, has approved reform of the social security structure to allow same-sex couples greater benefits under the law. The proposal, which advanced with an absolute majority, will allow same-sex couples to enjoy the same economic benefits, widow’s pensions, and medical services as heterosexual couples, who until now have been...
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Trans meets tradition in Mexico’s LGBT+ dance troupe

Melding tradition with modernity, a folk dance troupe is making waves in Mexico by welcoming all comers, letting its dancers smash taboos and perform in whatever gender makes them happy. Esmeralda Nunez could not be happier. Growing up in Jalisco state, the birthplace of Mexico’s national dance, the ‘jarabe tapatio’, folk tradition was part of...
Macho Mexico's Muxe Shake Up Stereotypes

Macho Mexico’s Muxe Shake Up Stereotypes

Born men but living as women, the muxe community in Oaxaca, Mexico, long endured discrimination as a way of life. Younger members are challenging that. Naomy Méndez Romero is lucky — her first dress and heels were a gift from her father, and her university lets her wear what she likes. In macho southern Mexico...
New U.S.-Canada-Mexico trade pact promises to strengthen LGBTQ rights

New U.S.-Canada-Mexico trade pact promises to strengthen LGBTQ rights

Donald Trump’s new North American trade agreement could benefit an unexpected group: the LGBTQ community. Buried in the mammoth agreement is a requirement that the U.S., Canada and Mexico take steps to protect workers against discrimination on the basis of sex, including sexual orientation and gender identity. The provision, if it survives in the final...

Mexico observes National Day Against Discrimination

With the purpose of promoting the elimination, from all spheres of society, of the attitudes that affect the rights and freedoms under equal conditions, due to prejudices, stereotypes and stigmas, October 19th marks the National Day Against Discrimination. In accordance with the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, which states that “all human beings are born...
The Gay Men's Chorus of Mexico City fought immigration scrutiny to bring their songs to L.A.

The Gay Men’s Chorus of Mexico City fought immigration scrutiny to bring their songs to L.A.

On Sunday morning a group of men traveling from Mexico City to Los Angeles were held up temporarily by the Department of Homeland Security as they moved through customs and immigration at Houston’s William P. Hobby Airport. The travelers are members of the Coro Gay Ciudad de México (Gay Men’s Chorus of Mexico City). In...

Gay pride parade held in Rio de Janeiro

Thousands of revelers are dancing and singing in Brazil’s second-biggest city to celebrate Rio de Janeiro’s 23rd Gay Pride Parade. Revelers of all ages are waving rainbow flags in a Carnival-like atmosphere, revelers of all ages are parading along Rio’s famed Copacabana beach to music blaring out from sound trucks. Many are wearing bright wigs,...

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