“In just the past few years, Cuba has become a destination gaining more interest and the ability to access this island nation has grown tremendously. The landmark decision to increase economic and political ties between Cuba and the US is creating new opportunities for everyone, especially those in the LGBT community.
Though Cuba is not particularly advance in the human rights space, LGBT rights and equality are surprisingly more forward than you’d think for a country that’s been trapped in the past. One of the most outspoken advocates for LGBT progress in Cuba is actually the current president Raul Castro’s daughter, who has been a major ally to the local LGBT community. Though Cuba is still behind in LGBT reforms compared to other western nations, the surge in Cuba’s popularity as a destination has given rise to a number of different local tours and guides specifically offering packages for LGBT visitors…” read more.