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FIFA investigates Mexico for anti-gay slurs during World Cup match

Thursday, June 19, 2014
Mexican fans celebrate after their team's 1-0 victory over Cameroon during the group A World Cup soccer match between Mexico and Cameroon in the Arena das Dunas in Natal, Brazil, Friday, June 13, 2014.
RIO DE JANEIRO -- The FIFA (International Federation of Association Football) is investigating claims that Mexico fans chanted anti-gay slurs during its opening match against Cameroon at the World Cup. FIFA says "disciplinary proceedings were opened against Mexico for improper conduct of spectators" last Friday in Natal.

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Mexico’s first openly gay mayor elected in rough northern state of Zacatecas

Thursday, July 18, 2013
Benjamin Medrano
MEXICO CITY — The first openly gay mayor ever elected in Mexico is scheduled to take office in the rough, violence-plagued state of Zacatecas in September.

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