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.


Latest news published on PVDN about the LGBTQ Community

First Gay Couple Approved as Foster Parents in Puerto Vallarta by DIF

PUERTO VALLARTA (PVDN) – In a historic first, the Municipal System for the Integral Development...
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Alleged Assailant Arrested in the Tragic Murder of Rubén Michel Castro Guízar, LGBTIQ Advocate

PUERTO VALLARTA (PVDN) - A suspect, Miguel Ángel R., has been detained in connection with...
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LGBTIQ+ Community Member Disappears At Puerto Vallarta Pride

PUERTO VALLARTA - A member of the local LGBTIQ+ community has gone missing under mysterious...
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Happy Puerto Vallarta Gay Pride 2023

Gay Pride in Puerto Vallarta is a highly anticipated and celebrated event within the LGBTQIA+...
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The Mexican Government Issued Its First Non-Binary Passport

Puerto Vallarta (PVDN) - The Mexican government issued its first-ever passport recognizing a non-binary gender...
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Puerto Vallarta is Training 250 Police in Sexual Diversity Prior to Vallarta Pride

Puerto Vallarta stands as a beacon of LGBTQ+ community activities, recently exemplified by the hoisting...
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Flag-Raising Ceremony in Puerto Vallarta Marks International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia, and Biphobia

Puerto Vallarta (PVDN) - The mayor of Puerto Vallarta, Professor Luis Alberto Michel Rodríguez, led...
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Vallarta Pride 2023: Puerto Vallarta Gears Up for 10th Pride Celebration

Ready, set, party! Puerto Vallarta, the beachiest, peachiest spot in Latin America for the LGBTQ+...
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Record-Breaking Attendance Expected at Vallarta Pride 2023 for 10th Anniversary

Puerto Vallarta (PVDN) - Puerto Vallarta has become a renowned international tourist destination for the...
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Puerto Vallarta will host Lesbian Pride 2023

Puerto Vallarta (PVDN) - Lesbian Pride 2023, a festival aimed at promoting equality and representation...
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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.