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hola from chicago! call me feminista!

hello machas everywhere! i am excited to contribute some of my recent travel experiences in mexico city and beyond. i just moved to chicago, illinois, usa 2 days ago but…my grrrlfriend and i saved money for 3 years in minneapolis, minnesota. then in march of 2009 we quit our jobs and took off for a [...]

Festival Lésbico schedule is up

The hour-by-hour schedule of Mexico City’s Fourth Annual Festival Lésbico, which starts this Thursday at the Centro Cultural Contempo, is up at, along with photos and (Spanish-language) bios of the performers. According to the website, the schedule is still subject to change. Macha Mexico’s (English-language) write-up of the invited performers, panelists, and presenters can [...]

Machas on bykes

Biking is not impossible in Mexico City. Weird as it sounds, in the last ten years there have been a series of efforts from the civil society in order to show that peseros, taxis, and of course, particular cars are not the only alternative to move around the city. Bike lovers have created very organized [...]

4th Annual Festival Lésbico

UPDATE: Festival schedule posted. The 4th edition of the Festival Lésbico represents one of the few attempts during the year to gather and celebrate the lesbian community in Mexico City. It is organized by the non-profit organization Fundación Género Diverso, A. C. headed by Martha Cuevas, a veteran lesbian activist who has focused her work [...]