New Mexico has seen prominent advances in lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender LGBT rights in recent decades. Same-sex sexual activity has been legal since Same-sex couples now enjoy the same rights as heterosexual married couples. Discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation and gender identity is banned statewide in the areas of employment, housing and public accommodations. Additionally, conversion therapy on minors is prohibited in the state. The state capital, Santa Fe , is often cited as one of the United States ' gay capitals,   and the state's largest city Albuquerque , including its large metropolitan area , is often referred to as a "gay-friendly" city.
Click on each issue for more information and to see where the state fits into the national landscape. County map only shows areas with full protections for sexual orientation i. County map only shows areas with full protections for gender identity i. Be the first to know about new reports and MAP news by signing up for our newsletter. Founded in , the Movement Advancement Project MAP is an independent, nonprofit think tank that provides rigorous research, insight and communications that help speed equality and opportunity for all. MAP works to ensure that all people have a fair chance to pursue health and happiness, earn a living, take care of the ones they love, be safe in their communities, and participate in civic life. You can read more about MAP and the work we do on our About page.
New Mexico Association For Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual & Transgender Issues In Counseling (NMALGBTIC)
PFLAG provides opportunity for dialogue about sexual orientation and gender identity, and acts to create a society that is healthy and respectful of human diversity. Agora Crisis Center The Agora Crisis Center provides trained peer counselors available over the phone to provide compassionate, non-judgmental listening for anything you want to discuss. Agora also provides a helpful referral service of agencies and individuals around New Mexico. Transgender Resource Center of New Mexico The Transgender Resource Center of New Mexico is being established in order to provide support, education, information, and assistance to the transgender population in the state of New Mexico and their families and loved ones.
I try and write about it for this website to have such content on your radar. And you know what? So, I guess I should thank her? Basically, the show was getting some promotion due to the reboot having queer characters after changing the sexualities of the characters from the original show. Alex was made gay while Michael was turned bisexual in the current reboot.