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Mexican firms growing more LGBT+ friendly, rights group says

05 Dec 2019

MEXICO CITY (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - The number of Mexican companies with LGBT+ friendly work policies nearly doubled in the past year, a leading rights group reported on Thursday, showing the influence of U.S. corporations on local business partners to support gay and trans workers.

Mexico commits to 'zero tolerance' of violence against women amid rise in killings

25 Nov 2019

MEXICO CITY (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Mexico on Monday vowed to crack down on gender-based violence as new figures showed killings of women rose more than 10% in the past year.

A better life? Hopes and hardship of Mexico migration

25 Nov 2019

MEXICO CITY (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Aurelien crossed seas and treacherous jungles for a better life - but the social cost has proved high. No family, no friends, not even a bed or day off for this refugee from Cameroon.

Pressure mounts for El Salvador to investigate wave of LGBT+ killings

22 Nov 2019

MEXICO CITY (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Following a wave of murders, LGBT+ rights activists in El Salvador on Thursday backed a United Nations appeal for authorities to step up action to protect gay and trans people.

Openly gay Lil Nas X makes Grammy history with nominations

20 Nov 2019

MEXICO CITY (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Country rapper Lil Nas X on Wednesday became the first openly gay rap artist to be nominated in top categories at the Grammy Awards, the highest honors in the music industry.

Openly gay Lil Nas X makes Grammy history with nominations

20 Nov 2019

MEXICO CITY, Nov 20 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Country rapper Lil Nas X on Wednesday became the first openly gay rap artist to be nominated in top categories at the Grammy Awards, the highest honours in the music industry.

American Medical Association announces support for U.S. ban on conversion therapy

19 Nov 2019

MEXICO CITY (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - The U.S. physicians' group the American Medical Association announced on Tuesday it would begin supporting a ban on so-called conversion therapy, as well as working toward more inclusive healthcare record-keeping for transgender patients.

American Medical Association announces support for U.S. ban on conversion therapy

19 Nov 2019

MEXICO CITY, Nov 19 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - The U.S. physicians' group the American Medical Association announced on Tuesday it would begin supporting a ban on so-called conversion therapy, as well as working toward more inclusive healthcare record-keeping for transgender patients.

'We stand and we resist' says head of Brazil's first LGBT+ bank

14 Nov 2019

LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - The head of Brazil's first bank for gay and trans people said on Thursday that he aimed to tap into an overlooked market, combat prejudice and support social issues that matter to LGBT+ people.

'We stand and we resist' says head of Brazil's first LGBT+ bank

14 Nov 2019

LONDON, Nov 14 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - The head of Brazil's first bank for gay and trans people said on Thursday that he aimed to tap into an overlooked market, combat prejudice and support social issues that matter to LGBT+ people.

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