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Marriage Equality In Mexico Adds To Incredible Momentum As Love Wins All Around The World

Today, on the International Day Against Homophobia, Biphobia, and Transphobia (#IDAHOBIT), love is winning all around the world.

Marriage equality in Mexico has made another step in the right direction as the state of San Luis Potosí passes it into law.

More than half of Mexico now has marriage equality.

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The state becomes the 17th to allow same-sex marriage.

The crowd gathered to watch the vote celebrated the long-awaited decision.

And like, tears. The group chanted “Si, se pudo!” in celebration of the decision.

Mexicans of all backgrounds across the country are celebrating the achievement.

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As the state joins the growing list of countries and states that have marriage quality, this vote proves that love is love and love always wins.

And for it to have happened on #IDAHOBIT, yasss!

International Day Against Homophobia, Biphobia, and Transphobia is an international day to call attention to the discrimination and prejudice that members of the LGBTQ community experience every day.

Reminding people everywhere that “We’re here, We’re queer, Get used to it!”

The win for marriage quality comes just a day after the state of Hidalgo passed similar legislation allowing for same-sex marriage.

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In Hidalgo, the law passed with the support of 18 out of 20 legislators!

San Luis Postosí is the third state just this year to help love win! But Mexico still has a few more to go until everyone has access to marriage equality.

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As of today, 17 out of 32 Mexican states now allow for same-sex marriage. It was in 2010 when Mexico City became the first state to do so.

The news out of Mexico today isn’t the only proof that #LoveWins:

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Also in Mexico, the president declared May 17th as a national day against LGBTQ phobia. And while the Equality Act has no chance of becoming actual law in the US because of President Trump, the US House made history by passing it for the very first time.

Meanwhile, across the world in Taiwan, the country has become the first in Asia to legalize same-sex marriage. That is huge.

Marriage Equality In Mexico Adds To Incredible Momentum As Love Wins All Around The World

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And we couldn’t agree more, so please World, more of this!

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