In Februaryas no action had been taken on the bill, he requested that it be expedited. Celebra Veracruz primer matrimonio gay". Portal — Diario del Estado de Mexico.
Retrieved 18 May Sincethe courts have been obliged to rule in favor of same-sex couples seeking marriage certificates. On 21 DecemberMexico City became the first Latin American jurisdiction to legalize same-sex marriage. Archived from the original on 30 May El Universal in Spanish.
On 27 Maythe Constitutional Court of Latvia overturned an administrative court decision that refused an application to register a same-sex marriage in the country. Main article: Recognition of same-sex unions in Venezuela. When sex is defined legally, it may be defined by any one of several criteria: the XY sex-determination systemthe type of gonadsthe type of external sexual features, or the person's social identification.
Reuters "Hawaii Becomes 15th U. Oregon voters amended the state constitution in to prohibit gay marriage.
A bill to legalize same-sex marriage in the state was unanimously approved by the Congress of Colima on 25 May The Court found that the wording of articles 6, 39, 40, and , and sections I and II of the ISSSTE Act violated the rights of same-sex couples to affiliate as beneficiaries of the Institute, and thus, those articles violate the principle of equality and non-discrimination established in Articles 1 and of the Constitution.
Being the seat of the Powers of the Union , Mexico City did not belong to any particular state but to all. See also Same-sex union legislation Same-sex union court cases Timeline of same-sex marriage Recognition of same-sex unions in Africa Recognition of same-sex unions in Asia Recognition of same-sex unions in Europe Recognition of same-sex unions in the Americas Recognition of same-sex unions in Oceania Marriage privatization Divorce of same-sex couples Domestic partnership Military policy Adoption Listings by country LGBT rights by country or territory.
In late November, Senator Ricardo Monreal introduced a bill to Congress to allow same-sex marriages in Mexican consulates without the need for an amparo. In our subnational case studies, we find that LGBT organisations and leftist parties are important in both the US and Mexico, but religious denomination is only important in the US.