Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Community in Buenos Aires

Information on groups, publications and links for gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender people in Buenos Aires…

Buenos Aires has a lively gay scene and is one of the top gay destinations in South America.

Guides

  • GayBA: Gay guide to Buenos Aires with information on shopping, nightlife, restaurants, bars and tango. Gay BA also provides a bilingual guidebook, available from their website
  • Gay Maps: Online guide with information on health and beauty, art and design, accommodation, clothing, clubs and discos and places to visit
  • La Otra Guia: Available at some newsstands and distributed in some gay-friendly places
  • The Ronda: Gay-friendly pocket size guide of Buenos Aires available from gay bars, tourist offices and some hotels
  • The Gay Guide: Buenos Aires online gay travel guide
  • GayBuenosAires4u.com: Online gay guide with information about events, beaches bars and clubs in Buenos Aires

Gay and Lesbian Associations

  • Asociación de Sordos Homosexuales de Argentina - ASHA: Argentine Association of Deaf Homosexuals coordinates activities and develops projects for the welfare of its members
    At: San Pedro 3638, Buenos Aires
    email
  • Comunidad Homosexual Argentina - CHA: Amongst other services, the Argentine Homosexual Community offers legal advice, free of charge mental health consultations, and a 24 hour helpline for those who have been victims of acts of discrimination
    At: Tomás Liberti 1080, Buenos Aires
    Tel: (011) 4361- 6382
    email
  • Asociación Travestis Transexuales Transgenero Argentinas: The Argentine Association of Transvestites, Transsexuals and Transgender campaigns for their integration and fights against discrimination 
    At: Corrientes 2763 - 4º floor, Buenos Aires
    Tel: (011) 4963-2474
    email
  • Familias Homoparentales Argentinas: The Argentinian Homosexual Parents and Families group, is made up of members with children, or planning to have have children. It holds meetings with the aim of improving the social, legal and personal status of its members
    email
  • Federación Argentina Lesbianas, Gays, Bisexuales y Trans: The Argentinian LGBT Federation is one of the main gay associations in Argentina, and campaigns for gay rights and against discrimination
    Tel: (011) 4383-7413 / (011) 15-6370-1200
    email
  • La Fulana - Centro Comunitario para Lesbianas y Mujeres bisexuales:  La Fulana is a non-profit organization for lesbians and bisexual women
    At: Av. Corrientes 1785 2ºC, Buenos Aires
    Tel: (011) 4383-7413
    email
  • Vox Asociación Civil: The Vox Civil Association works throughout Argentina and aims to obtain civil rights for gays, lesbians, transvestites, transsexuals and bisexuals as well as fighting against HIV/AIDS
    At: Entre Ríos 1791, Rosario, Province of Santa Fé
    Tel: (0341) 6790678, Monday to Friday from 18:00 to 20:00
    email

Gay Events

Buenos Aires hosts an annual Gay Pride parade. For details and information on past events see the Marcha del Orgullo website (in Spanish).

Other well-known LGBT events include, Diversa, an international LGBT festival held shortly after the annual Gay Pride parade; the Festival Internacional de Tango Queer, a tango festival held in Buenos Aires, and a number of gay pride parties known as Brandon Gay Days.