Tag Archive | Mexico

LGBT+ migrants face abuse in Mexican border city – activists

LGBT+ migrants face abuse in Mexican border city – activists

The arrival of about 80 LGBT+ asylum seekers from Central America in the Mexican border city of Tijuana has provoked an angry backlash from local residents, rights activists said. The asylum seekers are among thousands of migrants who are making their way through Mexico towards the United States. They split from the caravan they were […]

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 […]

Film Review & Trailer: Coco

Film Review & Trailer: Coco

Frances Winston reviews this latest Disney-Pixar film about the Mexican Day of the Dead Directed by: Lee Unkrich & Adrian Molina – Starring the voices of: Anthony Gonzalez, Gael García Bernal, Benjamin Bratt, Alanna Ubach, Renée Victor, Ana Ofelia Murguía, Edward James Olmos While the Mexican Day Of the Dead may not be fully celebrated […]

Mexico: In Memoriam – Julia César Zúñiga

Mexico: In Memoriam – Julia César Zúñiga

On November 21, 2017, Julia JulioCésar Zúñiga was tragically killed by two individuals with firearms, who entered into the salon where she worked, taking her life, in the presence of customers, including a child.   Julia was a well-known Mexican gay activist, and representative of gay sports in Mexico. She was a member of the […]

Tuesday Tune: Daniel Sobrino – Lights

Los Angeles-based singer/songwriter, Daniel Sobrino, is a favourite of the team here at EILE Magazine, and the young Mexican artist has just released the video for his latest single, Lights. Want to find out more about Daniel? Read his interview in Issue 05 of EILE Magazine, available to read from Issuu.

One to Watch: Daniel Sobrino – Power of Us

One to Watch: Daniel Sobrino – Power of Us

Originally from Mexico City, Daniel Sobrino moved to Los Angeles at the age of 19 to pursue a career in music, learning how to play the piano and write his own songs. By 2011, he performed alongside Justin Bieber amongst others at the Nokia Theater in L.A., and is currently working on his début album. With […]