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Puebla establishes an annual “Day Against Homophobia”

The legislature of the state of Puebla voted this week to name May 17th “el Día Estatal Contra la Homofobia.” Though the measure appears to be purely symbolic, according to El Universal, supporters hope it will help lay the groundwork in the fight against homophobia in the notoriously conservative state of Puebla. Brahim Zamora Salazar, [...]

Esteban Arce, an update

The homophobia displayed by Esteban Arce a few days ago motivated some Twitter users to officially protest against the TV host, demanding that Televisa take him off the air. The National Council to Prevent Discrimination  (CONPRED) is now in charge of this issue, based on 18 e-mails sent to that governmental agency, in particular the one [...]

Gay Parade in Mexico City

This year, the gay parade in the Distrito Federal will be different. No queens and no kings showing off their dresses on a stage. Neither no ambassadors, nor sponsors targeting the gay community. The motto is Dignity and Pride. Over the years, many political groups, and participants as well, have complained about the exaggerated festiveness [...]