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Yucatán’s marriage-equality fight makes way to the Supreme Court

Pro marriage-equality demonstrators make their voices heard in Yucatáns Congress. Photo: File Mexico's Supreme Court will decide the...

Transgender woman demands justice after 6 years of inaction

Grecia Sosa (center) at a press conference held in the offices of Yucatán’s human rights commision. Photo: File

Yucatrans: Fighting for the rights of the transgender community

Yucatrans' December food drive. Photo courtesy of Yucatrans An organization based in Mérida is fighting to improve the...

Doritos commercial in Mexico is a touching coming out story

A Doritos Mexico ad is lighting up the Internet with its sweet message of acceptance.

Transgender candidate wants to be Progreso’s next mayor

Naomi Arjona Rosas, left, is running for mayor in Progreso and is the port city's first-ever transgender candidate. Photo: Facebook

Mexico’s new cardinal is a friend to indigenous people, but hostile...

Cardinal Felipe Arizmendi. Photo: Agencies The Pope's choice to lead the Catholic church in Mexico is a staunch...

Yucatan judge dismisses same-sex marriage activists for not proving they...

LGBT+ activists in Yucatan were denied protection by a judge who said he required they prove they are members of that community.

Mexico puts Yucatan 1st as it renews role as gay travel...

The Secretary of Tourism of the Government of Mexico, Miguel Torruco Marqués, explains to investors, tour operators and officials a renewed...

Palacio Cantón apologizes, promises reform, after dust-up with gay visitors

Guards intervened when a visitor kissed his boyfriend in front of Palacio Cantón. The museum eventually re-posted the image on its...

Yucatan legislature may face gay marriage vote for 3rd time

Advocates of marriage equality make their case before lawmakers in Yucatan. Photo: Punto Medio Merida, Yucatan — Undaunted...

Yucatan legislature again rejects law allowing same-sex marriage

Secret vote defies Mexico's Supreme Court ruling calling gay-marriage ban unconstitutional.

Drag queen promotes diversity at children’s story hour in the Centro

A U.S.-born movement to promote diversity comes to Merida.

At Pride march, migrants in Mexico City celebrate freedom and safety

Mexico City — The nation's capital celebrated its 41st annual pride demonstration on the Paseo de la Reforma as...

Star pitcher Negrin leads Yucatan to 4-2 win over Aguascalientes

The Leones' Yoanner Negrin struck out 10 hitters over seven innings Thursday. Photo: Leones Aguascalientes, Aga. — ...

Thousands march in Merida’s annual LGBTTIQ celebration

The XVII March for Sexual Diversity appeared larger and more colorful than ever on Saturday in Merida.

A queer celebration to help the Oasis shelter

To support the Oasis San Juan de Dios, a civil association that serves people living with HIV,...

Marriage equality defeated by Yucatan lawmakers

In a secret ballot, the plenary of the Yucatan state congress voted against a marriage equality bill that was forwarded by a committee Tuesday.

Committee gives green light for marriage equality in Yucatan

PAN remains holdout as measure heads to legislative session

Lawmakers gather opinions on same-sex marriage in Yucatan

Activists fight for marriage equality in Yucatan. Photo: Courtesy Merida — An invitation to speak out for or...

Yucatan stalls on legalizing gay marriage

So far, Yucatan is the only Mexican state in the Peninsula that has not approved marriage between people of the same sex.

LGBTQ museum planned in Motul, new mayor says

Motul has announced the creation of a gay-lesbian museum, something so unique in Mexico that it has made national news.

Cancun resort rejected same-sex wedding, Philly couple claims

A Philadelphia advertising executive was turned away when planning a same-sex wedding at a Cancun resort whose parent company is regularly featured on "The Ellen Show."

Gay Mexican couple is 1st to have U.S. marriage recognized by...

Daniel Berezowsky and Jaime Chávez Alor have become the first gay couple to have a marriage performed outside of Mexico recognized by Mexican law.

No referendum on gay marriage or abortion in Yucatan, says legislator

Same-sex marriage and abortion in Yucatan won't be put before the public the way the Mayan Train or Mexico City airport were, a state lawmaker said.