Mexico City officials have announced they have performed the 1,000 gay marriage in the city since same-sex marriages were approved back on March, 2010.
Mexico City was the first Latin American city to allow same-sex marriage and as a result 6% of those getting a same-sex marriage license are foreigners. However, the 1,000th gay marriage was between a 37-year-old Mexican national and his 29-year old Dutch partner.
According to city statistics, 85% of gay marriages performed with for couples age 31 or older. And the number of marriage licenses granted were for gay and lesbian couples were about the same. Specifically 548 licenses were issued for gay men unions and 452 were issued for lesbian couples.