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Mexico City Says YES to Marriage

Updating the 2006 law that legalized civil unions under Mayor Alejandro Encinas Rodríguez, Mexico City’s legislators voted 39-20 to legalize same-sex marriage in the nation’s capital, with Mayor Marcelo Ebrard expected to sign it into law — mirroring closely Washington D.C.’s own move this month. Mexico City becomes Latin America’s first jurisdiction to grant the full M-word to gays and lesbians.