Kaleidoscope: Findings and reflections on LGBTQI+ movements in Mexico

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This report is relevant for humanitarian and development practitioners working to support diverse SOGIESC movements in Mexico.

This report explores the challenges and opportunities for advancing the rights of LGBTQI+ people and communities in Mexico.

The report opens with an overview of the context, focusing on opportunities and challenges. These include the need for a change in federal government, growing importance of legal action, the new generation of LGBTQI+ leaders, growing conservatism, inclusion of LGBTQI+ faith-based groups, increase in fascist discourse and extreme violence against LGBTQI+ populations.

The report then looks at existing LGBTQI+ movements in Mexico, covering the achievements, perception, representation in movements, intergenerational communication, collective political agenda, strategies used by LGBTQI+ movements, support infrastructure and security, protection and human rights defense. The report then looks at funding of LGBTQI+ movements before making conclusions about the current challenges and opportunities, and recommendations for those interested in supporting the movement.

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"None of the people interviewed or participants in the meeting considered that LGBTQI+ movements in Mexico are strong or well organized. On the contrary, they perceived the movements as being weak and fragmented."

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This report explores the challenges and opportunities for advancing the rights of LGBTQI+ people and communities in Mexico.

The report opens with an overview of the context, focusing on opportunities and challenges. These include the need for a change in federal government, growing importance of legal action, the new generation of LGBTQI+ leaders, growing conservatism, inclusion of LGBTQI+ faith-based groups, increase in fascist discourse and extreme violence against LGBTQI+ populations.

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