LGBTQ News

LGBTQ in Puerto Vallarta and beyond

LGBTQ news and information from Puerto Vallarta

There is a lot happening in the world of LGBTQ news, with ongoing debates and discussions around issues such as equal rights, representation, and discrimination. In many countries, LGBTQ individuals still face significant challenges and barriers to equality, whether in terms of legal protections, social acceptance, or access to healthcare. However, there are also many positive developments taking place, including the passage of new laws protecting LGBTQ individuals, increased representation in media and entertainment, and the growing visibility and acceptance of gender and sexual diversity across society. As the conversation around LGBTQ issues continues to evolve, it is important to stay informed and engaged with the latest news and developments.

LGBTQ News

Latest news published on PVDN about the LGBTQ Community

Puerto Vallarta nominated as ‘City That Makes You Happy’ and ‘Best Gayborhood’

Gaycities, the world’s largest LGBT community-driven city guide and travel site, recently announced the nominees...
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Hong Kong, Guadalajara and Washington D.C fight to host Gay Games 2022

Guadalajara will fight to host the Gay Games 2022, as the organization revealed. The Mexican...
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international gourmet festival

XXIII International Gourmet Festival

This year marks the 23rd International Gourmet Festival, a culinary tradition in this region of...
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Puerto Vallarta is living the best moment of its history

With greater air connectivity and a projection to receive 145 cruises for this year, Puerto...
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‘Am I next?’: Killings in El Salvador leave transgender people in fear

Every time the neighborhood dogs bark at night, Teresa, a 44-year-old transgender woman in El...
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U.N. appoints first expert to protect LGBT people from violence

The U.N. Human Rights Council on Friday appointed its first independent investigator to help protect...
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Pope throws support behind Mexico’s gay marriage opposition

Pope Francis has voiced support for Mexican bishops and citizens opposing the government's push to...
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People across Mexico protest against gay marriage

Tens of thousands of people across Mexico marched on Saturday to protest against gay marriage,...
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Mexican police turn blind eye to murders of transgender women, say activists

Betzy Ballesteros' brush with death came on a windy night in December, when a man...
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‘Star Trek: Discovery’ to feature gay character

Bryan Fuller's mandate for "Star Trek: Discovery" is to recapture the sense of inclusiveness that...
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LGBTQ Celebrating Diversity

The LGBTQ Community in Puerto Vallarta

Puerto Vallarta, located on Mexico’s Pacific coast, is widely known as a vibrant and welcoming destination for LGBTQ travelers. Over the past few decades, the city has developed a thriving LGBTQ community, with a range of events, organizations, and businesses catering to this demographic.

One of the key factors contributing to Puerto Vallarta’s popularity among LGBTQ travelers is its longstanding reputation as an inclusive and welcoming city. The city has a rich history of LGBTQ activism and community building, with local organizations and businesses working together to create a safe and supportive environment for LGBTQ individuals and visitors.

Some of the most popular LGBTQ events in Puerto Vallarta include the annual Pride parade, which takes place each May and draws thousands of visitors from around the world, as well as the Diversity Day festival, which celebrates the diversity of the LGBTQ community through music, dance, and other performances.

In addition to these large-scale events, there are also many LGBTQ-friendly businesses and organizations throughout Puerto Vallarta. This includes a variety of bars, restaurants, and clubs that cater specifically to LGBTQ individuals and their allies, as well as organizations such as the Puerto Vallarta Gay Men’s Chorus and the local chapter of the Human Rights Campaign.

Beyond these more visible aspects of the LGBTQ community in Puerto Vallarta, there are also many smaller but equally important initiatives taking place. For example, local organizations provide support and resources for LGBTQ youth, while community members work to raise awareness about issues such as HIV/AIDS and discrimination against transgender individuals.

Of course, like any community, the LGBTQ community in Puerto Vallarta is not without its challenges. Discrimination and harassment still occur, both within the city and in other parts of Mexico. However, the community’s strong spirit of activism and solidarity has helped to create a welcoming and inclusive environment where LGBTQ individuals and their allies can feel safe and supported.

Overall, Puerto Vallarta’s thriving LGBTQ community is a testament to the power of community building and activism. Through a combination of advocacy, celebration, and support, the city has created a space where LGBTQ individuals can thrive and be themselves, both within the community and in the wider world.