It's a beautiful time for love and equality in Mexico, as Guerrero and Tamaulipas have joined other states in legalizing same-sex marriage. This marks a huge milestone for LGBTQ+ rights in the country, as same-sex marriage is now legal throughout the whole country. While discrimination, unfortunately, continues to exist, we must take moments like t...
Cuba took a big step forward in protecting the rights of its citizens. Justice Minister Oscar Manuel Silvera introduced the new Family Code, which was officially presented last year, in the National Assembly. It will replace the 47-year-old code and provide new protections for children, the elderly, and other family members in general. One of the key changes includes legalizing same-sex marriage.
A new law in Guatemala has created a stir among the LGBTQ+ community and its supporters. This legislation not only defines marriage as a union between one man and one woman but also prevents schools from teaching about sexual diversity.
The Cuban government may pass a new family code that would allow same-sex couples to marry, but not before it goes through an extensive review process.
In a historic vote, the Congresses of Querétaro and Sonora passed legislation that will allow same-sex marriage.
In a historic vote, the Congress of the Mexican state of Yucatán passed a law legalizing equal marriage and banning “conversion therapies.” This is not only good news for Yucatán; it’s great news for all in Latin America!
LGBTQ rights in South America are a major topic of discussion these days. A recent lawsuit filed in Honduras set precedent for LGBTQ protections throughout the region. The case was being heard by the Inter-American tribunal and was their first ruling on transphobic and LGBTQphobic violence against a person within its jurisdiction. This trial had many people watching to see if it will have ramifications for other countries in the area like Mexico, Brazil, or Colombia, who all share this tribunal’s jurisdiction.
You may not have heard yet, but Sinaloa, Mexico has just legalized same-sex marriage! This is huge news for the LGBTQ+ community in this Latin American country.
In a historic move, Chilean President Sebastián Piñera has promised to speed up the process of legalizing same-sex marriage in the country.
Marriage equality is still not legal throughout Mexico, with only a few states and the country’s capital territory having approved marriage for same-sex couples in recent years.
For the rest, LGBTQ couples must apply to a judge for approval to marry, a process that is not always accepted and still prevents them from accessing a range of rights and social benefits.
Honduras is one of the few countries in Latin America and the world that has not legalized marriage equality yet.
An important decision has been made in Bolivia that could impact the entire LGBTQ community in the country.
The final vote on marriage equality in Sinaloa may be delayed because of electoral times scheduled for 2021.