88 same-sex couples have married in Mexico City

As reported by the Associated Press:


"Mexico City officials say 88 same-sex couples have gotten married in Mexico's capital since a law allowing such unions took effect last month.

"A statement from Mexico City's government says 50 of the couples were men and 38 women. It said Monday that 37 more gay couples are scheduled to be married between April and June.

"Mexico City's legislature passed the first law in Latin America explicitly giving marriages between same-sex couples in the federal district the same status as heterosexual ones in December. The legislation also allows same-sex couples to adopt children."

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