Mexico City sees 271 weddings of same-sex couples in 4 months

Posted by The Associated Press on

"Mexico City has seen 271 gay and lesbian couples get married since the capital enacted the first law in Latin America explicitly honoring marriages of same-sex couples.

"The city government says there have been 142 marriages between men and 129 between women in the four months since the law went took effect March 4.

"The government said Tuesday that 18 foreigners were among those married, and the rest were Mexican citizens. The largest number of marriages occurred in the first month after the law took effect."

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