Mexico City! Also the home of amazing architecture, museums, bike lanes, gay bars, queer raves, and tacos. We recently visited the impressive city for the first time and were blown away by how safe, cheap, and queer it is.
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
Mexico City is the capital of extravagant and exciting gay clubs and bars which, throughout their history, have reflected the crazy nightlife of the city. With that in mind, we have found those spaces filled with individuality and dedicated to the gay community, such as clubs with drag shows and bars especially suited for the lesbian community. Everything is fair game here: drinks, fun, hookups, porn, and even sex.
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.
The age of consent for all is 18, and the freedom to live out sexual preferences is protected by the Constitution. In a Catholic country like Mexico, people are still prejudiced against homosexuality. Since the conservative government came to power inreactionary Catholic views have increased again.
Although Mexico is a deeply conservative country reined in by the Catholic Church, the macho attitude is not as empowered as it once was, leaving open lots of room for acceptance. Gay life thrives in major urban centers, and in Mexico City, the largest city in the world, it's no exception. Diverging from the predominant nationwide stance, the city assembly passed an initiative sanctioning same-sex partnerships the same legal benefits as traditional marriages, and anti-discrimination laws are enforced throughout the capital.
In this guide we will cover the best beaches, gay areas, shopping, bars, clubs, restaurants, and places to meet and interact with locals. While Cancun is not as much a gay destination as some other cities in Mexico, there are a lot of gays that live in Cancun and work for tourism. Cancun is more gay then you might first think.
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