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Puerto Vallarta is internationally recognized as the second most important beach destination for the gay community, after Tel Aviv, Israel, said Vidal Meza, president of the LGBT Trade and Tourism Association. He said that the focus of Vallarta Pride, which will take place from May 19 to 26, is to place this city as the...
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Tenor, Alejandro Peña will present an encore performance on Friday, May 17 at 8pm featuring new music with Bob Bruneau at the piano. His breathtaking operatic vocals, exquisite arias, and contemporary hits have thrilled audiences during his debut performances at Incanto. He will again welcome fellow vocalist Enrique de Allende as his special guest. Back...
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Thousands of Mexicans living with HIV or at risk of infection could be left without life-saving services after the government changed the way it funds treatment, according to public health experts and LGBT+ rights advocates. Reforms announced last month to centralize drug procurement risk sparking shortages, they say, while the government counters that it has...
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Luxembourg Prime Minister Xavier Bettel addressed the Mexican Senate on Tuesday, calling on lawmakers to advance LGBT rights in the country of some 120 million people. On the third day of his first official visit to Mexico, Bettel, one of the only openly gay heads of state in the world, also spoke about the importance...
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Naked Boys Singing! is a gay-themed musical that has been performed at Incanto Vallarta this season. First, let me give you a little background information on the musical. The show was conceived and directed by Robert Schrock. this musical comedy revue had its New York premier twenty years ago and ran for over twelve years...
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Back for her fourth season at The Red Room, Mama Tits is bigger than life and her audience numbers prove it show after show! Once again, she entertains with her raw and amusing take on topics like politics, sex, relationships and living your truth. ‘Mama Tits Triple D’ includes Mama’s soulful singing, her fascinating stories,...
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Well-Strung, the popular NYC-based singing string quartet, returns to Incanto in ‘The Movie Show’ beginning Saturday, Feb. 16 through Mar. 16. Their enormous talent for melding classical strings with today’s pop hits and vocals is better than ever and their popularity continues to skyrocket internationally. Their recently released new album, ‘Under the covers’, is already...
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mardi gras puerto vallarta
UPDATE: It is with a great deal of anguish, that organizers announce the cancellation of CarnavalPV scheduled for Tuesday, March 5th. We wish to thank those who have supported the annual event over the past several years, especially the south side businesses and organizations. Due to the increasing number of visitors to Puerto Vallarta, the...
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The Palm Cabaret has been at the forefront of entertainment in P.V. for almost 20 years. With a fresh remodel, some new acts and the return of our favorite entertainers, it’s looking like their best season is about to launch on November 21st. With shows every night at 7 pm and 9:30 pm, there’s a...
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Melding tradition with modernity, a folk dance troupe is making waves in Mexico by welcoming all comers, letting its dancers smash taboos and perform in whatever gender makes them happy. Esmeralda Nunez could not be happier. Growing up in Jalisco state, the birthplace of Mexico’s national dance, the ‘jarabe tapatio’, folk tradition was part of...
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Just as many opponents of Donald Trump considered him unelectable in 2016, detractors of Brazil’s President-elect Jair Bolsonaro always believed the far-right candidate himself was the ultimate fail-safe mechanism. Like Trump, who was caught on video boasting that he grabbed women by the genitals, Bolsonaro came to the race with a long history of comments...
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Macho Mexico's Muxe Shake Up Stereotypes
Born men but living as women, the muxe community in Oaxaca, Mexico, long endured discrimination as a way of life. Younger members are challenging that. Naomy Méndez Romero is lucky — her first dress and heels were a gift from her father, and her university lets her wear what she likes. In macho southern Mexico...
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The Gay Men's Chorus of Mexico City fought immigration scrutiny to bring their songs to L.A.
On Sunday morning a group of men traveling from Mexico City to Los Angeles were held up temporarily by the Department of Homeland Security as they moved through customs and immigration at Houston’s William P. Hobby Airport. The travelers are members of the Coro Gay Ciudad de México (Gay Men’s Chorus of Mexico City). In...
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Thousands of revelers are dancing and singing in Brazil’s second-biggest city to celebrate Rio de Janeiro’s 23rd Gay Pride Parade. Revelers of all ages are waving rainbow flags in a Carnival-like atmosphere, revelers of all ages are parading along Rio’s famed Copacabana beach to music blaring out from sound trucks. Many are wearing bright wigs,...
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The Office of Cultural Projects, in collaboration with the Manuel Álvarez Bravo Photographic Center (CFMAB) in Oaxaca, is honored to present Mexipunx, a photographic exhibition by Rubén Ortiz Torres and curated by Laureana Toledo. The images were originally exhibited in 1984 as part of the Jesus and the Mutants series at the Mexican Council of Photography. Mexipunx is an extended version of...
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