a feminist and activist icon for women and lesbians.
my homestay I learned more than Spanish... I gained a new
philosophy for life.
JC Martell, Worcester, MA
Cuernavaca G/L community seems to be an extremely active,
supportive and artistic group of people. It was great pleasure
to be welcomed even for 2 weeks into this vivacious community.
Beth Saltzman Santa Fe, N.M.
house in Mexico City.
program has been wonderful. A lot of great variety of activities.
It is a very full schedule! I know we can choose not to go,
but I wanted to do everything.
and funny classes 5 days a week.
January 5 - 18, 2013
For all gays
and lesbians interested in learning about the real situation of
g/l life in Mexico through the study of the language and cultural
Intensive Spanish language instruction integrating texts and discussions
to supplement program focus, 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m., Monday through
Friday. Students are evaluated and placed at the appropriate level
with a maximum of five students in each class. All levels welcome,
from beginners to advanced.
Guest speakers, lectures and roundtable discussions, field trips,
museum visits, videos, and encounters with local community groups
afford participants an understanding of the cultural context of
gay and lesbian identity in Mexico.
- Visits with
artists, activists, and community leaders
- History of
the gay/lesbian movement in Mexico and Latin America
- The culture
of Mexico and gender roles in contemporary Mexican society
- A cooking
- A weekend
and the recent elections
- Dancing class
- Human rights
- AIDS in Mexico
- Chiapas and
- NAFTA, globalization
and "neoliberalism" in Mexico
- Weekend excursion
to Xochicalco mons and Taxco silver mining town.
Note: All program
activities are in Spanish with English translation when necessary.
- Taxco silver
We offer homestays with gays and lesbians in Cuernavaca community.
All CETLALIC families are gay and lesbian friendly. Sharing with
a Mexican Family provides a vibrant sense of the Mexican people
and makes the course more personal and more profound. It also provides
participants with ample opportunity to practice Spanish in everyday
or apartment accomodations are also available if you prefer.
COST: $1373 USD
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