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    Homosexuality
    ✔ Legal
    Gay Marriage
    ✔ Legal
    Censorship
    ✔ No censorship
    Changing Gender
    ✔ Legal, surgery not required
    Non-binary gender recognition
    ✖ Not legally recognized
    Discrimination
    ✔ Illegal
    Employment Discrimination
    ✔ Sexual orientation and gender identity
    Housing Discrimination
    ✔ Sexual orientation and gender identity
    Adoption
    Varies by Region
    Military
    ✔ Legal
    Donating Blood
    ✔ Legal
    Conversion Therapy
    Varies by Region
    Age of Consent
    ✔ Equal
Suggest Public Opinion Data

Public Opinion

Views on same-sex marriage or other legal recognition

Ranked #12 out of 27 regions surveyed. (Source: Ipsos, April‚ÄďMay, 2021)
(10%) Against
Support (76%)

Views on same-sex couples' right to adopt

Ranked #18 out of 27 regions surveyed. (Source: Ipsos, April‚ÄďMay, 2021)
(34%) Disagree
Agree (59%)

Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors

Ranked #24 out of 79 regions surveyed. (Source: World Values Survey, 2017-2020)

Question: "On this list are various groups of people. Could you please mention any that you would not like to have as neighbors?"

(22.7%) Mentioned homosexuals
Did not mention homosexuals (77.1%)

Justifiability of homosexuality

Ranked #33 out of 79 regions surveyed. (Source: World Values Survey, 2017-2020)

Question: "Please tell me for each of the following statements whether you think it can always be justified, never be justified, or something in between."

(42.8%) Not justifiable
Justifiable (24.3%)

Opinion on same-sex couples as parents

Ranked #30 out of 74 regions surveyed. (Source: World Values Survey, 2017-2020)

Question: "Homosexual couples are as good parents as other couples"

(32.4%) Disagree
Agree (41.7%)

"Should society accept homosexuality?" (2019)

Ranked #14 out of 34 regions surveyed. (Source: Pew Research Center, May‚ÄďOctober, 2019)

Question: "Should society accept homosexuality?"

(24%) No
Yes (69%)

Support for same-sex marriage (North and South America)

Ranked #7 out of 29 regions surveyed. (Source: AmericasBarometer, 2016-2017)

Question: "How strongly do you approve or disapprove of same-sex couples having the right to marry?"

(48.9%) Disapprove
Approve (51.1%)

Acceptance of Gay People in Public Office (North and South America)

Ranked #8 out of 29 regions surveyed. (Source: AmericasBarometer, 2016-2017)

Question: "How strongly do you approve or disapprove of [homosexuals] running for public office?"

(44.4%) Disapprove
Approve (55.6%)

"Should society accept homosexuality?" (2013)

Ranked #12 out of 39 regions surveyed. (Source: Pew Research Center, June, 2013)

Question: "Should society accept homosexuality?"

(30%) No
Yes (61%)

Perceived Acceptance of Gay People

Ranked #25 out of 119 regions surveyed. (Source: Gallup, 2013)

Question: "Is the city or area where you live a good place or not a good place for homosexuals?"

(32%) Not a good place
Good place (53%)

History

Homosexual activity in Mexico

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Homosexual activity in Mexico is legal.

Current status
Since 2001
Legal
Article 1 of the Constitution of Mexico was amended to prohibit discrimination based on, among other factors, sexual orientation.
Sources:
The Political Constitution of the Mexican United States, First Title, Chapter I, Article 1, p. 2

juridicas.unam.mx/infjur/le…
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Until Jan 1, 2014
Legal
The concept has never been illegal in Mexico, but in the times of the colony by Spain, sodomy was a grave felony. Those proven guilty were burned by the Holy Inquisition. In the independent period homosexuality was an administrative felony, that was charged by the police at discretion. This practice has been waning since the arrival of the modern democracy at the beginning of the 21st century.

With the broad reform about human rights the protection of sexual preference was included in the federal constitution in 2011.

http://dof.gob.mx/nota_detalle.php?codigo=5194486&fecha=10/06/2011
Sources:
Book:

Garza, Federico. Quemando mariposas. Sodomía e imperio en Andalucia y México, siglos XVI-XVII. Laertes. Barcelona, 2002.
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1871–Jan 1, 2001
Ambiguous
Legalized during French occupation; enduring acceptance lacks protection against open homosexual displays.
Sources:
Irwin, Robert McKee, et al., eds. The Famous 41: Sexuality and Social Control in Mexico 1901. New York: Palgrave, 2003.

Lumsden, Ian. Homosexuality, Society and the State in Mexico. Toronto: Canadian Gay Archives, 1991.
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Same-sex marriage in Mexico

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Same-sex marriage in Mexico is legal.

Current status
Since Oct 26, 2022
Legal
The congress of Mexico’s northeastern border state Tamaulipas has voted to recognise same-sex marriage, making it legal across the country.

Becoming the last of the country‚Äôs states to do so, Tamaulipas amended the state‚Äôs Civil Code on Wednesday, setting off cheers of ‚ÄúYes, we can!‚ÄĚ from supporters of the change.
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2010–Oct 27, 2022
Varies by Region
23/31 States of Mexico (and Mexico City) recognize same-sex marriage.
Sources:
Grillo, Ioan. "Mexico City's Revolutionary First: Gay Marriage." Time 24 Dec. 2009: n. pag. Web. 20 Aug. 2013.
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Nov 28, 2011–Oct 26, 2022
Varies by Region
23/31 States of Mexico (and Mexico City) recognize same-sex marriage.
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Until Jan 1, 2017
Varies by Region
Some states in Mexico is legally performed the same- sex marriage

Some states, Same-sex marriage celebrated via judicial proceedings / court order.
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Until Dec 20, 2009
Not legal
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Censorship of LGBT Issues in Mexico

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Censorship of LGBT Issues in Mexico is no censorship.

Current status
No censorship
In Mexico, there are no laws restricting to discussion or promotion of LGBTQ+ topics.
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Right to change legal gender in Mexico

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Right to change legal gender in Mexico is legal, surgery not required.

Current status
Since Jan 2022
Legal, surgery not required
Since January 2022, the Mexican Government has been allowing people to change their gender on birth certificates.
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Mar 13, 2003–Jan 28, 2022
Legal, but requires surgery
Only in Mexico City.
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Mar 13, 2003–Sep 10, 2017
Legal, surgery not required
Nationwide since 2008
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Until 2008
Legal, surgery not required
Only Mexico City, Nayarit and Michoacan transgender people can change document without surgery not required.
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Legal recognition of non-binary gender in Mexico

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Legal recognition of non-binary gender in Mexico is not legally recognized.

Current status
Not legally recognized
Legal gender is a state jurisdiction in Mexico, however, no state currently recognizes it.
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LGBT discrimination in Mexico

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LGBT discrimination in Mexico is illegal.

Current status
Since Apr 29, 2003
Illegal
The National Council to Prevent Discrimination, CONAPRED, takes action to ensure equality for all citizens. This includes promoting new policies and resolving complaints of allegedly discriminatory acts.
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LGBT employment discrimination in Mexico

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LGBT employment discrimination in Mexico is sexual orientation and gender identity.

Current status
Since Nov 30, 2010
Sexual orientation and gender identity
The recent reform or the labour law includes a non discrimination article that protects gender and sexual preferences.
Sources:
Mexican Labour Ministry: stps.gob.mx/bp/micrositios/…
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LGBT housing discrimination in Mexico

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LGBT housing discrimination in Mexico is sexual orientation and gender identity.

Current status
Sexual orientation and gender identity
under Mexico anti discrimination law.
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Same-sex adoption in Mexico

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Same-sex adoption in Mexico is varies by region.

Current status
Varies by Region
In some places like Mexico City, joint adoption by same-sex couples are legal. However: in some places like Jalisco, only single homosexual individuals can adopt.
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Legal

  1. Nayarit 2022
  2. Campeche 2016
  3. Veracruz 2016
  4. Colima 2016
  5. Michoac√°n 2016
  6. Chihuahua 2014
  7. México 2010
  8. Coahuila
  9. Morelos

Single only

  1. Jalisco

Ambiguous

  1. Aguascalientes
  2. Baja California
  3. Baja California Sur
  4. Chiapas
  5. Durango
  6. Guanajuato
  7. Guerrero
  8. Hidalgo
  9. Nuevo León
  10. Oaxaca
  11. Puebla
  12. Querétaro
  13. Quintana Roo
  14. San Luis Potosí
  15. Sinaloa
  16. Sonora
  17. Tabasco
  18. Tamaulipas
  19. Tlaxcala
  20. Yucat√°n
  21. Zacatecas

Dec 21, 2009–-0001
Legal
Joint adoption legal in the Federal District of Mexico City (2010) and the state of Coahuila. Single gay persons may adopt nationwide.
Sources:
"We do: Mexico City blazes trail with legalisation of same-sex marriage", The Guardian, reported by Rory Carroll, 22 December 2009
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Serving openly in military in Mexico

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Serving openly in military in Mexico is legal.

Current status
Since 2012
Legal
LGBT people can serve in the military openly.
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Until 2012
Ambiguous
No laws seek to identify or prevent the enrollment of gays in armed services. High prevalence of harassment, encouraged leave, and dishonorable discharge if interpreted as homosexual.
Sources:
Medellín, Jorge Alejandro (October 17, 2010). "Homosexualidad y Ejército" [Homosexuality and the Military]. M Semanal (in Spanish) (Milenio).
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Blood donations by MSMs in Mexico

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Blood donations by MSMs in Mexico is legal.

Current status
Since Dec 25, 2012
Legal
Sources:
"Mexico Now Accepting Blood Donations from Gay and Bisexual Men" Genetic Engineering & Biotechnology News. 28 Dec. 2012. genengnews.com/gen-news-hig…
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Conversion therapy in Mexico

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Conversion therapy in Mexico is varies by region.

Current status
Since Jul 31, 2020
Varies by Region
Some states have banned conversion therapy. Nationwide ban pending.
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Banned

  1. Hidalgo 2022
  2. Puebla 2022
  3. Baja California 2022
  4. Jalisco 2022
  5. Tlaxcala 2021
  6. Colima 2021
  7. Yucat√°n 2021
  8. Zacatecas 2021
  9. Baja California Sur 2021
  10. México

Not banned

  1. Aguascalientes
  2. Campeche
  3. Chiapas
  4. Chihuahua
  5. Coahuila
  6. Durango
  7. Guanajuato
  8. Guerrero
  9. Michoac√°n
  10. Morelos
  11. Nayarit
  12. Nuevo León
  13. Oaxaca
  14. Querétaro
  15. Quintana Roo
  16. San Luis Potosí
  17. Sinaloa
  18. Sonora
  19. Tabasco
  20. Tamaulipas
  21. Veracruz

Equal age of consent in Mexico

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Equal age of consent in Mexico is equal.

Current status
Since 1871
Equal
Illegal with a minor under 12, ambiguous rulings observed 12-18, universally legal 18+.
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