We rely on advertising to help fund our award-winning journalism. Lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender LGBT rights in Mexico have expanded in recent years, in keeping with worldwide legal trends. This page was last edited on 25 Novemberat There were eight murders "presumably" motivated by "hate" or "prejudice" in Mexico City: Children's rights were cited as the main reason for the Court's decision. Mexico's Supreme Court ruled in December that Oaxaca 's marriage law was unconstitutional because it limited the ceremony to a man and a woman with the goal to "perpetuate the species".
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LGBT rights in Mexico
On 23 Septemberthe Mexican Supreme Court finalized the ruling in the adoption case against Campeche and issued a nationwide jurisprudence which binds all lower court judges to rule in favor of same-sex couples seeking adoption and parental rights. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. According to the Researcher. In the presidential electionsPAN candidate and eventual winner Vicente Fox used homosexual stereotypes to demean and humiliate his principal opponent Francisco Labastida. In Februarythe Supreme Court rejected constitutional challenges by six states to the Mexico City law.
On March 4,it became the first area in Mexico to issue same-sex marriage licenses to same-sex couples. The ruling set a constitutional precedent, meaning all bans in Mexico forbidding same-sex couples from adopting are unconstitutional and discriminatory. LGBT social life thrives in the country's largest cities and resorts. Retrieved 18 April Sources indicate that despite an increase in public tolerance of sexual minorities, discrimination against sexual minorities was prevalent Researcher 3 June ; US 3 Mar.