City Records 1,000th Gay Wedding

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News Americas, MEXICO CITY, Mexico, Thurs. Aug. 18, 2011: The 1,000th gay marriage has been recorded in Mexico City. The wedding took place Sunday, August 14th between a 37-year-old Mexican university researcher and a 29-year-old Dutch man. The first 1,000 weddings involved 548 gay couples and 452 lesbian pairs. About 85 percent of the marriages […]

News Americas, MEXICO CITY, Mexico, Thurs. Aug. 18, 2011: The 1,000th gay marriage has been recorded in Mexico City.

The wedding took place Sunday, August 14th between a 37-year-old Mexican university researcher and a 29-year-old Dutch man.

The first 1,000 weddings involved 548 gay couples and 452 lesbian pairs. About 85 percent of the marriages were between partners age 31 and older. Mexico’s average marriage age is 28 for men and 25 for women.

Lawmakers in the capital approved gay unions in March 2010.

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