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Yucatán’s LGBTQ march represents an estimated 130,000 people

The XVI March for Sexual Diversity in Yucatán, which parallels LGBTQ pride celebrations around the world, will deliver a firm political message.

Art exhibit to celebrate Yucatán sexual diversity

"Yucatan Is Not Like They Paint It" is the name of an "inclusive and diverse exhibition" of paintings, drawings and photography.

Gay couple holding hands in PV shot in early-morning attack

A part-time Puerto Vallarta resident from Palm Springs, Calif., may have suffered permanent damage after being shot on the beach early in the morning.

History-making gay marriage ending in divorce

The first gay couple to get married in Yucatan will make history again with the state's first same-sex divorce.

Colorful LGBT parade explodes in size

The 2017 annual LGBT-pride parade was roughly twice as large — and just as colorful — as last year's.

XV March for Sexual Diversity

Everyone is welcome to gather at Parque Mejorada to support LGBTQ visibility and rights.

Same-sex marriage in Yucatán: Decision due

Mexico's Supreme Court on Wednesday will reportedly decide whether it will force Yucatán to extend equal marriage rights to same-sex couples.

Gay couple gets married in Playa del Carmen jail

The municipal jail was the scene of a wedding between two of its occupants yesterday.

Confusion over upcoming dance music fests in Playa

The mayor has banned electronic music events like the one that ended tragically at the Blue Parrot, but a huge gay-and-lesbian festival is mum on its February plans.

Supreme Court upholds gay marriage in 3 states

Mexico's Supreme Court upheld same-sex marriage but stopped short of awarding damages to gay and lesbian plaintiffs.

Anti-gay march stirs straight allies

Organizers against same-sex marriage are marching down the Paseo de Montejo today, unfairly manipulating public discourse on the subject, say a group of "heteroaliados."

Mean tweet about Juan Gabriel costs Berlín his job

Mérida's cultural director Irving Berlín is reportedly out of a job after posting an insensitive comment about the late superstar Juan Gabriel.

Anti gay-marriage march to be answered with kisses

To counter the Sept. 10 march protesting same-sex marriage, demonstrators will reply with a non-verbal message of their own.

Backlash burns coffee chain after its logo surfaces at anti-gay rally

A national coffee chain is distancing itself from a conservative group after a Puebla franchise supported its anti-gay marriage rally.

A defiant, colorful gay pride march in Mérida

With the slogan "We are not just feathers and sequins" — but also lots of feathers and sequins — more than 500 participants gathered and marched in an LGBTQ-pride celebration on Saturday.

The XIV March for Sexual Diversity in Yucatán

The March for Sexual Diversity in Yucatán, an LGBT pride event, returns to Parque de Mejorada for the 14th time. Gather at 5, march...

Mérida’s turn for LGBT biz expo

Business owners will gather in Mérida next month for the biggest gay and lesbian business conference in Latin America.

High court opens door to gay adoption

The Supreme Court of Justice has overturned a 2013 law in Campeche forbidding adoption by same-sex couples.

Gay couple allowed to register baby

The child of a same-sex couple was recognized as their legitimate son in the Yucatán state civil registry, a historic first.

Gay marriage: Local battles, national victory

The 14th Circuit Appellate Court this week admitted a petition that reignites efforts to formally allow same-sex marriage in Yucatán.

A month of events promote sexual diversity

The highlight of this year's Festival of Sexual Diversity Yucatán, which will take place May 13 to June 13, is on its last day, when a march winds its way from Mejorada Park to the Plaza Grande.

‘Historic’ reforms to moral code applauded

A series of amendments, passed unanimously, are designed to safeguard the rights of vulnerable minority groups such gay or transgender people in Mérida.

Gay wedding a first for Progreso

Two municipal employees will be the first to have a same-sex wedding in the port city of Progreso next month.

Passport Magazine explores gay Mérida

Casa de Montejo Chichen Itza Mayan Pyramind Night View Valladolid By Lawrence Ferber Passport Magazine Come evenings, restaurant and bar La Fundación Mezcalería (465 Calle...