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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 the predominantly Roman Catholic Latin American country. Long one of the more conservative regions in Mexico, Puebla joins the majority of Mexico’s 32 states in recognizing same-sex marriages...
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The gruesome killing on Saturday of a second transgender woman in northern Mexico has unnerved the local transgender community and amplified calls for greater protections in the Latin American nation. The murder of Leslie Rocha in the border city of Ciudad Juarez came days after a transgender civil society group staged a protest there to...
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When she was 15 years old, Paola Santillan was raped by two men who claimed they would “take the lesbian” out of her. She kept the experience a secret for 10 years. “I lived that stage of my life in confinement. I lived it in fear, with uncertainty, with the promise of having my spirit...
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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 person’s sexual orientation or gender identity. Under Mexico City’s proposal, which needs further approval before taking effect, anyone who forces someone to undergo the practice can be punished...
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Costa Rica became the first country in Central America to legalize gay marriage on Tuesday, when a court ruling recognized that right, although the date did not have the expected celebrations due to the covid-19 pandemic. The entry on the law was received with an announcement on public television and social networks that reviewed the...
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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 cases of victims brutally stabbed and brazenly killed in public. In 2019, 117 lesbian, gay, bi and trans people were killed in Mexico, up almost a third compared...
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34% of visitors who arrive in Puerto Vallarta to enjoy the tourist destination belong to the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transsexual community (LGBT), with the city being recognized as “Mexico’s gayest city” by the English magazine The Gay UK. Héctor Ramírez Betancourt, leader of the LGBT collective in Puerto Vallarta, explained that in a recent...
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The number of Mexican companies with LGBT+ friendly work policies nearly doubled in the past year, a leading rights group reported on Thursday, showing the influence of U.S. corporations on local business partners to support gay and trans workers. The number grew to 120 from 69 the previous year, according to the annual Equidad MX...
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A culture of indigenous transgender women that have been part of southern Mexico’s heritage for centuries is primed for global fashion cachet thanks to one of the world’s top style magazines. For the first time in Vogue magazine’s more than 120 years of publishing, an indigenous “muxe” will appear next month on the cover of...
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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 now be defined as a “civil contract celebrated between two persons, who unite to realize a life in common and provide each other respect, equality and mutual help.”...
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The contestants in the beauty pageant sashayed in red bathing suits, paraded across the stage in evening gowns with plunging necklines and answered questions about climate change and human rights. After four hours, and a brief protest onstage by a losing contestant, a brunette from the western Mexico state of Colima took the crown. Ivanna...
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Deputies of the State Congress held a meeting with representatives of LGBT community in Puerto Vallarta, with the intention of listening to their requests and building a legislative agenda to further human rights for this sector of the community. At the meeting, convened by local deputies Héctor Pizano Ramos and Luis Ernesto Munguía, attended by...
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Puerto Vallarta, in the state of Jalisco, and Riviera Nayarit, in the state of Nayarit, have iconic reputations as two very welcoming LGBT-friendly destinations. A wide variety of LGBT-friendly accommodation options, activities, beaches, nightlife, and a great LGBT community are the reasons Mexico’s Pacific Coast is amongst the most popular LGBT destinations! Accommodation In Puerto...
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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 characters. “Juntos, El Corazon Nunca se Equivoca” (Together, the Heart is Never Wrong) from Mexican network Televisa centers on two teenagers who move to Mexico City to attend...
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Aldo Iván Dávila Morales is poised to take up a seat in Guatemala’s congress in January, making history as the first openly gay man elected to the country’s legislature. Proudly gay and living with HIV, the 41-year-old activist says the rainbow flag will not be his only cause. He intends to begin his congressional career...
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