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2 June 2012 - Mexico City, Mexico - People hold the rainbow flag and take part in the annual gay pride parade in Mexico City (known in Mexico as Marcha del orgullo LGBTQI). Mexico's high-altitude capital city has a huge and active gay population. The increasingly popular Mexico City Gay Pride is helping to heighten the LGBT community's visibility. The LGBT community has been gaining some rights in the first years of the 21st century. On 2003, the Federal Law to Prevent and Eliminate Discrimination was passed. In November 2006, the Law for Coexistence Partnerships was enacted in the Federal District. On March 2010, Mexico became the first Latin American country to allow same-sex marriage by non-judicial means. Photo credit: Benedicte Desrus