LGBT Travellers

Like in other Latin American countries, the LGBT+ community in Lima does not have a substantial public presence. While social acceptance has grown exponentially, Peru is a conservative Catholic country and the generational gap in acceptance is palpable.

Thousands participate in the city's Gay Pride march, Marcha del Orgullo Lima, at the end of June or beginning of July. Gay Lima ( lists the latest LGBT+ and gay-friendly spots in the capital and social media apps can prove helpful for meeting locals.