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Gay and Lesbian Travellers in Mexico

Mexico has traditional customs and it is a conservative country, with profoundly rooted Catholic religious traditions; displays of same-sex affinity is not common in public places, and still considered disgusting for men, principally outside of urban or resort places; in Mexico is not rare to see women walking hand in hand, but everything more would cross the limit of admissibility. Nevertheless, gay and lesbian locals and visitors are normally attended with respect and should not experience any pestering, supposing they give the suitable respect to local culture, customs and traditions.

The International Gay and Lesbian Travel Association (IGLTA; tel. 800/448-8550 or 954/776-2626; is a travel trade association committed to growing and enhancing its members gay and lesbian tourism business through education, promotion and networking; and offers an online directory of gay- and lesbian-friendly travel businesses, you can find useful information in its webpage.

In other respects, several travel agencies offer itineraries and tours exclusively for lesbian and gay travelers; also you can buy travel guides, they are available at most travel bookstores and gay and lesbian bookstores.

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