The initiative would also require the Foreign Ministry to accept new birth certificates that reflect gender confirmation as valid forms of identification for the issuance of passports. Perelman, the president of the Mexican Federation of Sexual Education and Sexology, recalled how ingrained homophobia is in the country. Forty percent of Mexicans say they are not willing to share their home with a homosexual.
Gays and lesbian can now marry in six of the 32 Federal Entities of Mexico with the Mexican Supreme Court ruling unanimously that denying them the right to marry in the state of Jalisco is unconstitutional. All Mexican states must already recognize the legality of same-sex marriages performed in those states whether or not their state performs same-sex marriages yet because of a prior Supreme Court ruling. Jalisco state sought to define marriage to only heterosexuals in April of last year in the face of mounting decisions by the Supreme Court in favor of gay couples to marry.
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In addition, 21 states have anti-discrimination clauses in their Constitutions ibid. The document also indicates that five states recognize same-sex civil unions: Federal District Sociedad en convivenciaCampeche Sociedad en convivenciaCoahuila Pacto de solidaridadColima Enlace conyugaland Jalisco Libre convivencia ibid. CONAPRED also indicates that same-sex marriages can be recognized anywhere in the country through a writ of amparo constitutional legal protection ibid. However, according to Alejandro Madrazo, a lawyer and investigator with Mexico City's Center for Research and Teaching Economics Centro de Investigacion y Docencia Economicas, CIDE , same-sex couples will continue facing challenges regarding marriage as civil registries [translation] "will continue rejecting applications for same-sex marriages and these couples will have to file an amparo with the associated costs and bureaucracy this process implies" qtd.
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In Mexicoonly civil marriages are recognized by the law, and all its proceedings fall under state legislation. Same-sex civil unions are legally performed in Mexico City and in the states of Coahuila, Colima,  Jalisco,  and Campeche. On 21 DecemberMexico City became the first Latin American jurisdiction to legalize same-sex marriage.
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Given the ruling, judges and courts would have to approve same-sex marriages. Gay marriage is legal in some parts of Mexico, including Mexico City and the northern state of Coahuila. Copyright The Associated Press.
Lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender LGBT rights in Mexico have expanded in recent years, in keeping with worldwide legal trends. The intellectual influence of the French Revolution and the brief French occupation of Mexico —67 resulted in the adoption of the Napoleonic Codewhich decriminalized same-sex sexual acts in Change is slower in the hinterlands, however, and even in large cities discomfort with change often leads to backlashes. On 3 Junethe Supreme Court of Justice of the Nation released a "jurisprudential thesis" in which the legal definition of marriage was changed to encompass same-sex couples.