Gay Tourism Soars in Mexico City After Gay Marriage Legalized

Published Date Author: , December 29th, 2010

Mexico City Gay TourismGay & lesbian tourism in Mexico’s capital has soared since lawmakers legalized gay marriage in March. According to the government’s Officinia de Turismo Lesbico-Gay Bisexual y Transexual (LGBT), the city netted nearly half a million dollars (6 million pesos) in the second half of 2010.

The agency’s manager, Erwin Romero Montiel, credited the legalization of gay marriage for the city’s soaring gay tourism.

“Social progress, namely the law to allow marriages between members of the same sex and local government policies, have opened great possibilities for this niche market,” he told Mexican news agency Notimex.

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