New Mexico is is a southwestern state know as the Land of
Enchantment. More than one-third of New Mexicans claim Hispanic origin.
With a Native American population of 134,000 in 1990, New Mexico still ranks
as an important center of American Indian culture. Visitors frequent
the surviving native pueblos of New Mexico. Tourists visiting these sites
bring significant monies to the state.
Other areas of geographical and scenic interest include Kasha-Katuwe Tent
Rocks National Monument and the Valles Caldera National Preserve. The Gila
Wilderness lies in the southwest of the state.
The center of population of New Mexico is located in Torrance County,
in the town of Manzano. The capital is Santa Fe.
New Mexico Gay Issues:
Has domestic violence laws that are gender neutral and include household members and dating partners
Has no sodomy laws.
Second-Parent Adoption For Gays And Lesbians
Trial courts have granted second-parent adoptions
Sexually Oriented Hate Crimes
Has hate crime laws that include crimes based in sexual orientation or gender identity
State Nondiscrimination Laws
2003 - Laws banning discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity
Some New Mexico Cities: Albuquerque - Alcalde - Buena Vista - Carson - Cedar Crest - Des Moines - Encino
Folsom - Fort Bayard - Fort Selden - Fort Stanton - Fort Sumner - Fort Wingate
Gladstone - Hobbs - Holloman AFB - Holman - Kirtland - La Plata - Laguna - Lakewood
Logan - Melrose - Navajo - Pecos - Playas - Roswell - Rowe - San Cristobal
San Juan Pueblo - Santa Clara - Santa Cruz - Santa Fe - Santa Rosa - Solano
Taos - Truth or Consequences - Winston - Youngsville