* Speaking of Mexico, the country’s first transgender wedding took place on Saturday with the couple hoping that their marriage could lead to expanded rights for transsexuals.
* In Cuba, First Daughter Mariela Castro is spearheading an anti-homophobia campaign launched by the government.
* A case overturning a ban on mixed-race weddings in 1948 was cited in last Thursday’s landmark decision to legalize gay marriage in California. The “Perez” in Perez v. Sharp was a Mexican-American plaintiff who won her case in wanting to legally marry an African-American man.
Sources (English)- Reuters, MSNBC, Andrew Sullivan, Wikipedia
Sources (Spanish)- Milenio