Is this a good city for LGBT expatriates? Why or why not?

There are several same sex couples here, both male and female. - Feb 2020


It appears to be. I have met same sex Colombian couples when I'm out and about and they openly refer to their boyfriend or girlfriend or husband or wife. I'll see same sex couples hand and hand out around town. I do know that same sex marriage is legal, so they have rights as couples, too. - Sep 2018


I think it is becoming more and more friendly for gay and lesbian expats. - Apr 2016


No. Colombian society is in no way accepting of people who are gay. - Aug 2014


There is a general acceptance of LGBT individuals but not a large open dating scene. Much like the U.S., the younger generation is very accepting but there is still discrimiation. This is a much better post than most conservative Latin American countries for LGBT. - Jun 2014


The ones we have seen in town appear unmolested. - May 2013


It is really good. While selection of places to go out is not that great, the city is very gay friendly and a lot of bars are mixed. - Oct 2012


I have not seen this firsthand, but my Spanish teacher told me when I first arrived that Colombians have prejudices against anything other than heterosexual relationships. I've not seen or heard anything to confirm or deny this claim, but Bogota definitely does not have the same "acceptance vibe" as Brazil, for instance. - Jul 2012


Very accepting of alternate lifestyles, although the acceptance may only be superficial as all other social skills are. - Apr 2012


Yes, especially when compared to other developing world cities. - Dec 2011


It seems like it is. I haven't heard that it isn't. - Jul 2011


Yes, as far as I have heard. - Sep 2010


Yes. People are tolerant. - Aug 2010


My brother is gay and loves it here - visits every chance he gets. There is a thriving gay club scene. - Aug 2010


It seems to be, but I don't know any details. - Aug 2010


I've heard It's OK, but not the best. It definitely is not San Francisco or Brazil. - Jun 2010


There is a large gay community. Not everyone is accepting of gay people, but many are. - Jan 2010


It appears to be fairly tolerant. - Dec 2008


No idea. I presume so, I know one gay couple who have a wonderful time here. I think it's accepted here. - May 2008


I think so. Many gays/lesbians seem to be happy here. - Apr 2008


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