In 2009, December 21, the Mexican capital became the first in Latin America to allow same-sex marriage with a groundbreaking law which could set a precedent for gay rights across the region. The city’s assembly passed the legislation, which will also give gay couples the right to adopt children. Read more below.
> Mexico City backs gay marriage in Latin American first (BBC)
> We do: Mexico City blazes trail with legalisation of same-sex marriage (The Guardian)
> Same sex marriage law in Mexico¡Que viva Mexico!
> Matrimonio entre personas de mismo sexo en México, D.F., por Gloria Careaga