Guadalajara - Post Report Question and Answers

Are there problems with ethnic, race/racial minorities or religious prejudices? Gender equality?

Not specific to GDL, but in Mexico as a whole there can be prejudices related to skin-tone and economic status. - Feb 2017

There is definitely a gender pecking order here and sometimes the machismo can be a bit on the archaic side but most people are very authentic and loving and it feels less like a prejudice and more like a harmless old school mannerism. - Feb 2015

Not that I've experienced. Not more so than I think you'd find anywhere else. - Jan 2015

Some, but most problems are very minor in comparison with many other places in the world. - Oct 2014

I did not notice any. - May 2014

There is more of a class system among Mexicans but we did not experience any prejudices. - Apr 2014

No. - Jun 2013

Guadalajara and the state of Jalisco have the reputation for being very conservative and religious. With that said, I haven't heard about or experienced any problems. - Jan 2012

Mexicans make jokes about race, religion and gender. Mexicans make fun of fat people and gays, too. Sometimes they do not seem to be sensitive that this could be offensive. - Jan 2011

Not that we have seen, though it doesn't seem like there are many minorities here. - Jun 2010

Yes towards darker skinned people either from other Latin countries or indigenous Mexicans. - Jan 2008


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