Beyond the standard revelry, what the raid uncovered would scandalize the city and realign notions of sexuality, gender and class in Mexico for generations. At the party, police found 41 men dancing together — about half of them dressed as women. Quickly, and without a trial, the authorities punished the participants of this clandestine drag ball, as observers might think of it today. Some of the offenders were forced to sweep the streets in their feminine attire. Newspaper records from the time show that the men were then put on trains and sent to the Yucatan peninsula, where they were forced to labor in support of soldiers fighting in an ongoing war with Mayan communities in the area. Nearly seven decades before the Stonewall Riots sparked a movement in the United States, the scandal was a seminal moment in Mexican queer history.
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Homosexuality in Mexico
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There will be no changes to other Yahoo properties or services, or your Yahoo account. You can find more information about the Yahoo Answers shutdown and how to download your data on this help page. Yes gays are accepted in the Mexican culture , and now they are more accepted today than 50 years ago i,I have a lot of gay friends in Mexico Leon gto hope this answer helped you.. I live in Mexico and I can tell you there are a lot more gay people than before, however our culture is not open to discuss sexuality anyway, straight or gay. I hope this changes not that I am gay , because I feel we have to be a tolerant peaceful society, but I don't see that happening in Mexico very soon.