It remains a male-dominated, macho society where homosexuality is considered deviant. Across Peru, there is still considerable prejudice exhibited toward gays and lesbians who are out, or men—be they straight or gay—who are thought to be effeminate. In the larger cities, especially Lima and Cusco, there are a number of establishments—bars, discos, inns, and restaurants—that are either gay-friendly or predominantly gay. Outside those areas, and in the small towns and villages of rural Peru, openly gay behavior is unlikely to be tolerated by the general population. There are a number of helpful websites for gay and lesbian travelers to Peru. Gay Peru www.
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A gay couple kisses during a fake gay wedding at Love Park in Lima on Feb. A quick trip through Peru's capital, Lima, or any of the country's principal tourist destinations might easily mislead visitors into thinking that this Andean nation is a mecca of gay culture. The confusion comes from ubiquitous rainbow flags that fly atop public buildings and are hawked widely by souvenir vendors. But the flag is not exactly identical to the one that has become synonymous with the gay and lesbian rights movement around the world. It also has one extra stripe that is either light blue or white. And that mirage is also dispelled by the facts on the ground. In run-up to the April 10 presidential elections, the very suggestion of legalizing same-sex unions has further muddied an already dirty race.
A reporter also suffered a gash on her forehead as police forcibly broke up the crowd using batons and water cannons. Protesters at the "Kisses Against Homophobia" demonstration in Lima. Despite — or because of — this widespread discrimination against lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender LGBT people, garnering credible support from presidential candidates has been an uphill battle. Leading presidential candidate Keiko Fujimori makes no mention of gay or transgender issues in her platform, but has tacitly expressed support for civil unions. But neither candidate spoke up in defense of Polo or other protesters who were beaten up in February.
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