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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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Same-sex couples wed as Mexico City gay marriage law takes effect

| Thursday, March 11, 2010
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Five gay and lesbian couples were married in Mexico City on Thursday, the first such ceremonies since a law went into effect this month legalizing same-sex marriage in the Mexican capital. From CNN: Mexico City Mayor Marcelo Ebrard was on hand to witness four of...

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