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Global LGBT rights conference opens in Mexico City

Wednesday, October 29, 2014
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MEXICO CITY — A global LGBT rights conference that formally opened on Tuesday in the Mexican capital has drawn hundreds of advocates from 50 countries. ...

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Season of Pride: LGBT people, allies celebrate Pride around the world

Sunday, June 29, 2014
Participants celebrate LGBT Pride in London on Saturday, June 28, 2014.
For gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender people and their allies, June is a month of pride and celebration. Around the globe, LGBT Pride Month has been marked with parades and marches, festivals and dances, and in some cases, protests and counter-protests. In the United States, much of the celebrations have focused on a string of victories ...

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LGBT activists in Mexico protest outside Russian Embassy over anti-gay laws

Friday, July 19, 2013
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MEXICO CITY -- LGBT activists on Friday assembled outside the Russian embassy in Mexico City to protest the country’s adoption of anti-gay laws.

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Openly gay journalist found dead in elevator shaft in Mexico City

Monday, July 2, 2012
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MEXICO CITY -- Armando Montano, an openly gay apprentice journalist working as a summer intern for the Associated Press in Mexico City, was found dead early Saturday. He was 22 years old.

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Known male prostitute arrested in murder of U.S. Airways flight attendant

Monday, October 31, 2011
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MEXICO CITY -- Mexican officials announced they have arrested a known male prostitute for the robbery and brutal murder of a gay flight attendant on Saturday during a layover stop in Mexico City.

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Suspect in custody for murder of gay flight attendant in Mexico City hotel

Sunday, October 30, 2011
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MEXICO CITY -- A Phoenix-based gay flight attendant for U.S. Airways was found dead in a Mexico City hotel room early Saturday morning in what local police are referring to as a homicide.

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Mexico City same-sex marriages surpass 1,000 since legalization

Tuesday, August 16, 2011
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Mexico's capital city has reported that 1,000 same-sex marriages have been registered since the city's lawmakers legalized same-sex unions on Dec. 21, 2009, according to a statement released by the Oficina del Registro Civil (Civil Registry).

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Mexico City records 700 gay unions in first year of marriage equality

Sunday, March 6, 2011
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MEXICO CITY -- More than 700 gay and lesbian couples have married in Mexico City since the capital city enacted the first law in Latin America explicitly allowing same-sex unions, just one year ago.

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Mexico supreme court orders gay marriages recognized country wide

Tuesday, August 10, 2010
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Mexico's supreme court ruled Tuesday that same-sex marriages in Mexico City must be recognized in all 31 states throughout the country, though the ruling does not mean other states have to allow their own gay weddings.

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High court upholds Mexico City same-sex marriage law

Friday, August 6, 2010
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Mexico's Supreme Court upheld a landmark law this week, permitting same-sex marriages in Mexico City, and rejecting the conservative federal government's claim that the law is unconstitutional because it threatens the institution of the family.

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