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Mexico: LGBT+ rights take centre stage in new Congress

Mexico: LGBT+ rights take centre stage in new Congress

A bill passed this week in Mexico’s Senate, granting same-sex couples equal social security benefits as heterosexuals, now moves to the Chamber of Deputies, where advocates expect it will be voted into law. The vote in the country’s recently sworn-in upper house was unanimous. The amendment also included motions granting gay and lesbian couples the […]

Mexico: Pride march poses questions for leftist presidency favourite

Mexico: Pride march poses questions for leftist presidency favourite

(Reuters) Tens of thousands of gay rights supporters marched through Mexico City on Saturday, with both hope and some nagging doubts about the prospect of a presidential election victory by leftist front-runner, Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador, next weekend. Revellers […] waved rainbow flags, and the Mexican national colours on the capital’s Paseo de la Reforma […]