Juan David Narváez R Colombia’s fashion scene has exploded in recent years. As a result, the fashion industry has become a powerful business market in Colombia. Remarkable festivals and events like ColombiaModa (Colombia’s fashion week) - and Colombiatex, have started to gain international recognition. Colombiatex 2017 just wrapped up a few weeks ago, having a … Continue reading Colombiatex brings big business to Colombia’s fashion industry
Three new gay, gay-friendly bars and clubs open up in the city’s zona rosa, Parque Lleras Sam Castañeda Holdren Medellin’s party zone - la zona rosa - is quickly becoming a hotspot for gay nightlife in Colombia’s second largest city. Three new establishments have opened up around Parque Lleras in recent months, each with their … Continue reading Medellin’s main party zone becoming a gay nightlife hotspot
Senator Claudia Lopez Gutierrez, whose efforts have put 42 corrupt Congressmen behind bars, announces candidacy for the presidency, with the support of her partner, Congresswoman Angelica Lozano Juan David Narváez R After several years of public service, including two years as a Congresswoman in Colombia, Claudia López Gutierrez decided it is time to run for … Continue reading Could Colombia’s next president be a lesbian?
Stephen Gill, Colombia Reports Originally published January 11, 2017 Colombia was nominated as the “best emerging LGBT tourist destination” for 2017 by the FITUR, an annual International Tourism Trade Fair to be held in Spain this month. Nominees are judged at the event, which was held between January 18 and 22, with Colombia’s inclusion being … Continue reading Colombia is one of the ‘best emerging LGBT tourist destinations’ for 2017
Edgar Ocampo In this first post I’m writing for OutinColombia.com, I wish to share some information about one of the bars I like to spend some weekends: Galeria de la Fama. Galería de la Fama is a simple but lively gay-friendly bar located in Parque del Poblado in Medellin where you can hear romantic Spanish … Continue reading A wild, fun, campy, gay-friendly bar in Medellin’s Poblado Park
Sam Castañeda Holdren This year’s Feria de las Flores may be over, but the fond memories continue to live on. After hearing for years how spectacular the flower festival is, I was finally able to witness firsthand the weeklong series of parties, concerts, parades, fairs and all around fun that attracts visitors from all over … Continue reading Medellin comes alive for La Feria de las Flores
Sam Castañeda Holdren Colombia’s Fashion Week has arrived and there’s a noticeably different energy in the air! Fashionistas are scattered throughout the city in anticipation of one of Medellin’s biggest annual events. You’d be hard-pressed not to encounter someone who is involved on some level - from the new faces and profiles appearing in your … Continue reading Who are all these fashionistas on my Grindr? Colombia’s Fashion Week kicks off today!