34% of visitors who arrive in Puerto Vallarta to enjoy the tourist destination belong to the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transsexual community (LGBT), with the city being recognized as “Mexico’s gayest city” by the English magazine The Gay UK. Héctor Ramírez Betancourt, leader of the LGBT collective in Puerto Vallarta, explained that in a recent...
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Mexican firms growing more LGBT+ friendly, rights group says

The number of Mexican companies with LGBT+ friendly work policies nearly doubled in the past year, a leading rights group reported on Thursday, showing the influence of U.S. corporations on local business partners to support gay and trans workers. The number grew to 120 from 69 the previous year, according to the annual Equidad MX...

Vogue cover spotlights Mexico’s transgender ‘muxe’ women

A culture of indigenous transgender women that have been part of southern Mexico’s heritage for centuries is primed for global fashion cachet thanks to one of the world’s top style magazines. For the first time in Vogue magazine’s more than 120 years of publishing, an indigenous “muxe” will appear next month on the cover of...

Oaxaca becomes the latest State of Mexico to legalize gay marriage

Lawmakers in the southern Mexico state of Oaxaca have approved changing the civil code to authorize same-sex marriage. A statement from the state congress says marriage will now be defined as a “civil contract celebrated between two persons, who unite to realize a life in common and provide each other respect, equality and mutual help.”...

Mexico crowns Miss Trans Beauty 2019

The contestants in the beauty pageant sashayed in red bathing suits, paraded across the stage in evening gowns with plunging necklines and answered questions about climate change and human rights. After four hours, and a brief protest onstage by a losing contestant, a brunette from the western Mexico state of Colima took the crown. Ivanna...

LGBT community in Puerto Vallarta voice concerns to lawmakers

Deputies of the State Congress held a meeting with representatives of LGBT community in Puerto Vallarta, with the intention of listening to their requests and building a legislative agenda to further human rights for this sector of the community. At the meeting, convened by local deputies Héctor Pizano Ramos and Luis Ernesto Munguía, attended by...

Mexico’s Pacific Coast’s Top LGBT Spots

Puerto Vallarta, in the state of Jalisco, and Riviera Nayarit, in the state of Nayarit, have iconic reputations as two very welcoming LGBT-friendly destinations. A wide variety of LGBT-friendly accommodation options, activities, beaches, nightlife, and a great LGBT community are the reasons Mexico’s Pacific Coast is amongst the most popular LGBT destinations! Accommodation In Puerto...

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