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Art and Human Rights at the Olimpo

For the 70th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, an art exhibit "Art and Human Rights" opens with a reception.

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.

Google Doodle celebrates María Rebecca Latigo de Hernández 122nd birthday

The "Doodle" brings attention to María Rebecca Latigo de Hernández's 122nd birthday, an important Mexican-American civil rights activist.

LGBTQ pride march starts at La Mejorada

The XVI march for Sexual Diversity Rights starts at 5 p.m. Saturday, June 15 at La Mejorada Park.

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.

A new push for laws protecting same-sex marriage, transgender rights

A bill supporting transgender citizens will be submitted to the Yucatán legislature, said a New Alliance Party politician.

Activists jump into ring, disrupt bullfight at Plaza de Toros

A pair of shirtless animal-rights activists leaped into the ring Sunday to stop a bullfight at Plaza de Toros.

Anti-abortion vigil to last 40 days in front of clinic

A prayer vigil will return across the street from a women's health clinic in the Centro Histórico.

Fines for not respecting an ‘inclusive Yucatán’

For the able-bodied driver who hogs a "handicapped" parking spot? A 1,200-peso fine.

Protestors say airport took their land illegally

Dozens of communal landowners protested at Mérida's international airport, demanding payment for 204 hectares that they say was seized illegally for a long-ago expansion.

Luggage fees get airlines in hot water with Mexican authorities

Five airlines are being punished for violating consumer rights, said Mexico’s consumer-protection agency.

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.

Women’s March allies join forces in Mérida

At the very spot a Hillary victory party went awry on Nov. 8, a meet-up of likeminded allies returned in a show of solidarity with today's Women's March in Washington.

Mother-daughter exhibit speaks for abused girls

The exhibit Silent Prey opens Wednesday, Dec. 14 at the City Museum of Mérida with a silent auction to benefit Fundación BAI.

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.