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News: World

Fri 18 Jun, 2010
By Sam Bristowe


This groundbreaking event is poised to permanently change the landscape of LGBT life in Tijuana

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Gay pride for Tijuana, Mexico

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Popular destination for many Americans wanting to escpae to Mexico for the day or the weekend is Tijuana and now for many of the LGBT community this is likely to become a hot spot too as the town plans its first Pride festival.

Just over the US boarder in Mexico is Tijuana, a place many youngsters go to drink and enjoy what is on offer for a fraction of the price and now the Pride goers will be able to enjoy the festivities too.

Not many areas within Mexico are accepting of the gay community so this is a big move forward for the nation as they embrace everything that is LGBT.


According to gay agenda, Sean Zullo, executive director of Choices Baja, who is oganising the festival said: “This groundbreaking event is poised to permanently change the landscape of LGBT life in Tijuana,

“Raising the profile of the LGBT community can be leveraged into raising the quality of life for the entire population of Tijuana and Baja California.

In addition, staging such a bi-national event is an opportunity to bridge broken relationships between the Tijuana-San Diego communities, as well as generally improving US-Mexico relations.”

 

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