Topics :: Mexico

Gay Mexican Prisoner Blinded in Vicious Jail Attacked

By Jason St. Amand | Tuesday Jan 14, 2014
A gay prisoner in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico, reportedly had both of his eyes gouged out in an attack by his cellmate on Dec. 23.

Mexican Lawmaker Asks to Ban Gay Unions in Public

Tuesday Sep 3, 2013
A state legislator in Mexico is causing a stir by asking authorities not to allow gay weddings in public spaces because it confuses children in a state that just approved same-sex civil unions.

Mexican Lawmaker: Gay Marriage is Wrong Because Gays Don’t Face Each Other During Sex

By Jason St. Amand | Monday Aug 19, 2013
A Mexican lawmaker made headlines this week when she said that same-sex couples should not have marriage rights because they do not face each other when having sex.

Mexican State Approves Same-Sex Civil Unions

Wednesday Jul 31, 2013
Lawmakers in Mexico’s western state of Colima have approved a change in the state’s constitution that legalizes same-sex civil unions.

Mexico’s First Gay Mayor Elected Amid Machismo and Drug Violence

Thursday Jul 18, 2013
Mexico’s first openly gay elected mayor is set to take office in a rough-and-tumble part of Zacatecas state known for cowboy boots, embossed belts and drug gang shootouts.

Cancun’s Culinary Makeover

By Alejandra Ramos | Thursday May 9, 2013
EDGE writer Alejandra Ramos heads to Cancun and trades cheap tequila and beer pong for Michelin star dining, luxurious spa treatments and an immersive tour of the Cancun-Riviera Maya Food and Wine Festival.

Lost in Time: Zipolite, Mexico

By Jody Kurash | Monday Mar 25, 2013
A sleepy town with one main street and no ATMs, Zipolite (pronounced ZEE-poe-LEE-tay) is one of many tiny coastal pueblos that dot the Pacific in Mexico’s Southern state of Oaxaca and the perfect relaxing getaway.

Cancun: Sun and Fun at the Oasis Sens

By JC Alvarez | Thursday Mar 21, 2013
EDGE’s nightlife editor JC Alvarez heads to Cancun and the Oasis Sens for a weekend of sun, gourmet dining, and club-hopping at some of the area’s hottest destinations.

Gay Seattle Expat Killed In Brutal Attack In Mexico

By Shaun Knittel | Sunday Mar 17, 2013
Gay Seattle man Ronald Bentley Main died last week after a Feb. 24 attack inside his Chapala, Mexico home. Friends remember the real-estate agent and former president of the LGBT chamber of commerce as a kind and gregarious man.

Mexico’s Top Court: Anti-Gay Terms Are Hate Speech

By Olga R. Rodriguez | Friday Mar 8, 2013
Mexico’s Supreme Court has ruled that two anti-gay words commonly used in Mexico are hate speech and not protected as freedom of expression under the country’s constitution, allowing those offended by them to sue for moral damages.