Mexico Upholds Gay Marriage Law
By Elayne Fluker | 08/09/2010 - 08:00

Mexico's Supreme Court upheld a law that went into effect in March legalizing gay marriage in Mexico City. The law, which also allows same-sex couples to adopt, was found constitutional in an 8-to-2 vote. The ruling came just a day after a California judge overturned Proposition 8, which defined marriage as a partnership solely between a man and a woman.

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Mexico Offers Free Honeymoon to Argentina's First Gay Newlyweds
By Alice Taranto | 07/21/2010 - 08:00

Last week, Argentina became the first Latin American country to legalize same-sex marriage, and the related gaiety (pun intended) has spread north.

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Sound Check: Ozomatli Continue to Break Boundaries with their Fifth Album
By Grace Bastidas | 03/30/2010 - 15:30

Los Angeles–based act Ozomatli have been combining music and politics ever since forming 15 years ago. And as cultural ambassadors to the U.S., the band's multi-culti members have traveled around the world spreading their message while entertaining listeners with a specially-made blend of hip-hop, funk, rock, reggae and Latin rhythms. Their upcoming fifth album, Fire Away (out April 20; Mercer Street Records/Downtown Records), continues this tradition with a couple of socially-conscious songs that will make you listen (and hopefully, think).

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Argentina Halts South America’s First Gay Marriage
By Dorkys Ramos | 12/01/2009 - 17:00

Well so much for progress. What would’ve been South America’s first gay marriage was halted last night after an Argentine judge issued an order blocking today’s ceremony, The NY Times reports. Jose Maria Di Bello and Alex Freyre still planned to go to the civil registry in the hopes that they’ll be able to tie the knot anyway.

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Texas Mayor Abandons Post for His Gay, Illegal Lover
By Mariela Rosario | 06/12/2009 - 09:35

Mexico City newspaper El Mundo reports that the mayor of San Angelo, a small town in the shepherding region of Texas, has resigned from his post and moved to Mexico with his gay partner, who also happens to be an illegal immigrant.

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Latinos and the Fight for Gay Rights
By Mariela Rosario | 11/11/2008 - 15:30

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Eduardo Verastegui Supports John McCain and Ban on Gay Marriage
By smundhra | 10/20/2008 - 14:45

Chasing Papi star Eduardo Verastegui used to make us weak in the knees, but lately he' s just making us sick to our stomachs. The self-proclaimed conservative Catholic is not only voting for John McCain next month (his perogative, and we respect that), but he's also making a public statement against gay marriage by campaigning in favor of California's Proposition 8, which bans civil unions for homosexuals.

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