|Same-sex sexual activity||Yes
Legal since 1871 + UN decl. sign.
|Recognition of same-sex unions||Yes/No
Civil union in Mexico City (2007), Coahuila (2007), Colima (2013), Campeche (2013), Jalisco (2014) and Michoacán (TBD).
Legal in Mexico City (2010), Quintana Roo (2012), Coahuila (2014), Chihuahua (2015) and Guerrero (2015).
All states are obliged to honour same-sex marriages performed in states where it is legal. (Proposed nationwide). The Supreme Court has declared that it is unconstitutional to deny marriage licenses to same-sex couples in all states, but as state constitutions were not invalidated, individual injunctions must still be obtained from the court.
|Adoption by same-sex couples||Yes/No
Explicitly legal in Mexico City (2010) and Coahuila (2014). Nationwide, married same-sex couples may adopt.
|LGB allowed to serve openly in military?||Yes/No
No explicit ban. However, LGB persons have been reportedly discharged on the grounds of “immorality”.
|Anti-discrimination laws concerning sexual orientation||Yes
Constitutional ban on all anti-gay discrimination.
|Laws concerning gender identity/expression||Yes
Transgender persons can change their legal gender and name in Mexico City since 2008. Mexico adopted a legal protocol for gender identity and sexual orientation in 2014 based upon constitutional provisions to equally protect the rights of all citizens.