A package of corn tortillas sold in
Baja California Sur, Mexico includes homophobic messages.
“Do not let our state approve of the
law that allows the 'marriages' between homosexuals,” the paper
packaging for El Maizon tortillas states in its legend.
“If approved, homosexuals can adopt
children, and the schools will show books with homosexual content to
The wrapper includes a call to action:
“Is this the future we want for our children? Do not keep quiet!!
The homophobic message is signed
Mexico's highest court earlier this
year ruled against state laws prohibiting gay couples from marrying.
District judges are now obligated to grant injunctions to gay couples
who are denied a marriage license.
In Baja California Sur, marriage
equality advocates are challenging in court the state's restrictive