There was a time when the number 41 was considered very bad luck in Mexico. It was so bad that some people would even skip out their 41st birthday completely! This innocuous number became synonymous with Mexican queer culture in the early s following a raid on a private party by police on 17th November
Does anyone know of any sources or places we can get a good gay guide to Mexico City? We would want someone with a car and great english. If someone knows of where to look or good advice on what to look for, it'd be much appreciated.
I would like to go sightseeing in the daytime and visit gay bars at night. I'll be there by myself and won't rent a car. Will it be safe for me to walk back to my hotel at midnights?
Yes, rent is cheap, underground art is prospering, and gay culture is almost overwhelming, but Mexico City in offers more than any of those eras could: ancient history, a sprawling urban landscape, and all the comforts of modern technology. Over a hour weekend, take advantage of efficient public transit and conquer these must-dos:. In the heart of the city lies Alameda Central, one of the most populated and manicured urban parks.
Mexico is one of the most visited countries for lesbian-gay tourists and retirees in Latin America. Thanks to the amazing progress made by the government in promoting equal rights, the number is sure to grow. The LGBT community from around the world has come to Mexico looking for paradisiacal beaches, a rich and vibrant culture, and an overall cheap cost of travel and living.
Please refresh the page and retry. Same-sex sexual activity has been legal here since ; same-sex marriage has been legal in Mexico City since and many states since; discrimination is outlawed. It now has a reputation as a gay-friendly seaside resort town.
By Andrew Collins. There's nothing new about the fact that Mexico 's huge, vibrant capital, Mexico City - or just "DF" for el Distrito Federal as most locals and regular visitors call it - is one of the world's leading centers of art and culture. Mexico City has been continuously inhabited since the early 14th century, and it's the oldest capital city in the Western Hemisphere, having been established as the center of the Spanish Colonial Empire in
Zona Rosa English: "Pink Zone" is a neighborhood in Mexico City which is known for its shopping, nightlife, gay communityand its recently established Korean community. The area's history as a community began when it was developed as a residential district for wealthy foreigners and Mexico City residents looking to move from the city center. The development of the area stalled during and after the Mexican Revolution.
Everything is fair game here: drinks, fun, hookups, porn, and even sex. The reason? For many, this spot is well-known but, for the younger crowd 24 and underit might look like a northern Mexican cantina because of the double doors at the entrance.