Mexican state of Sinaloa approves same-sex marriage

by Reuters
Tuesday, 15 June 2021 22:23 GMT

FILE PHOTO: A couple kiss each other in front of the cathedral during a march in support of gay marriage, sexual and gender diversity in Mexico City, Mexico September 11, 2016. REUTERS/Carlos Jasso

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Same-sex marriage is legal in more than half of Mexican states

MEXICO CITY, June 15 (Reuters) - Lawmakers in the Mexican state of Sinaloa voted on Tuesday to legalize same-sex marriage, joining more than half of all Mexican states in making the practice legal.

Marriage equality was approved in a unanimous vote, although a number of lawmakers abstained.

(Reporting by Diego Ore; Writing by Laura Gottesdiener; Editing by Richard Chang)

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