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Digital Subscriptions > Curve > SUMMER 2019 > Mexico’s Gems

Mexico’s Gems

LGBTQ-friendly locales south of the border.
Merryn Johns
San Miguel de Allende | visitmexico.com

One of my favorite destinations for a quick and affordable getaway is Mexico.

Occasionally, women ask me two main things: Where’s good? And, is it safe? I’ve been a frequent visitor to Mexico for numerous years now, and I’ve never had a problem with feeling safe or feeling pampered. This past year, I discovered two particular gems that I’m excited to share with you here.

SAN MIGUEL DE ALLENDE

I flew Aeromexico from New York City to Mexico City and transferred to Queretaro International Airport. Before making the journey to the fabled town of San Miguel de Allende, in Guanajuato, I stayed overnight in the bucolic wonderland that is Hotel Casa de Aves in the township of Atotonilco (casadeaves.mx).

This is a unique and sprawling property set in high-altitude landscaped desert. Casa de Aves is a guesthouse comprising numerous casita- style suites that each have their own footprint and ambience to the extent that it feels like you are staying in someone’s home rather than in a hotel—mine boasted a four-poster bed and a roof deck with its own hot tub. The property is landscaped over a series of terraces and meandering pathways that feature beautiful plantings of indigenous flora including giant agaves, as well as a swimming pool, and carfelly selected contemporary art.

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About Curve

This year marks the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall uprising, but it also marks the anniversary of something else: almost 30 years of publishing Curve magazine. I couldn’t be prouder to be the editor-in-chief of the world’s best-known lesbian magazine, but the person who needs to take the credit for Curve’s very existence is Frances “Franco” Stevens. I’m very excited to share with readers the news that a new documentary is being made about Franco and her dream to run a lesbian magazine that would reflect our community in all its truth and diversity. I’m also happy to report that I met with the film’s director and producer (Jen Rainin and Rivkah Beth Medow) and they got me on camera to tell my story of what the magazine means to me; I am but one of many women featured in this film, and there are countless more whose lives have been enriched by Franco’s vision. I’ll be doing everything I can to support this project, which is titled Ahead of the Curve. Maybe you’d like to contribute, too. If you feel like chipping in a few dollars on Kickstarter or even just supporting the project on social media—follow #CurveMagMovie and #AheadOfTheCurve. This documentary is made by an entirely female-identified crew dedicated to lesbian visibility, one of our most powerful tools to combat discrimination. So in the spirit of lesbian trailblazers like Franco, Happy Stonewall 50, and Happy WorldPride!