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

For the first time in seven years, Puerto Vallarta skips Carnaval celebrations

After seven consecutive years, this 2019 the Carnival celebrations and parade in Puerto Vallarta was...
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Can panic alarms save women in Mexico City?

Victims of domestic abuse in Mexico City will be given panic alarms as part of...
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‘Get out!’ Some Mexico border residents reject migrant arrivals

Demonized by U.S. President Donald Trump and exhausted after a harrowing journey, migrants from Central...
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A dead son is better than a gay son, according to Brazil’s new president

Just as many opponents of Donald Trump considered him unelectable in 2016, detractors of Brazil’s...
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New U.S.-Canada-Mexico trade pact promises to strengthen LGBTQ rights

New U.S.-Canada-Mexico trade pact promises to strengthen LGBTQ rights

Donald Trump’s new North American trade agreement could benefit an unexpected group: the LGBTQ community....
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Gay pride parade held in Rio de Janeiro

Thousands of revelers are dancing and singing in Brazil’s second-biggest city to celebrate Rio de...
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Puerto Vallarta and San Francisco formalize their Sister Cities relationship

In order to foster and strengthen friendship and fraternity between the cities of Puerto Vallarta...
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Bert and Ernie arent gay

‘Sesame Street’ wants to clarify: Bert and Ernie aren’t gay

The producers of “Sesame Street” want you to know that Bert and Ernie are not,...
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LGBT-friendly mosque deradicalizes Muslim youth

Tugay Sarac was just 15 when he first talked about traveling from Germany to Syria...
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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.