Watch: Why Mexico's State of Yucatán is Becoming an Alluring LGBTQ+ Travel Destination

by Matthew Wexler

EDGE Media Network Contributor

Tuesday September 14, 2021

Merida, Yucatán
Merida, Yucatán  (Source:Getty Images)

Big news came out of Mexico last month when the state of Yucatán became the 22nd state to modify its constitution to make marriage "the free and voluntary legal union of two people with equal rights, duties and obligations." Whether you're looking to get married or simply explore one of Mexico's states lesser-known for tourism, Yucatán is ready.

EDGE senior editor Matthew Wexler chats with Michelle Fridman, Minister of Tourism for Mexico's state of Yucatán, about all of the experiences the state has to offer. Whether you're looking for historical and cultural highlights like ancient Mayan ruins, the state's most famous dish (cochinita pibil), or a stunning hacienda to exchange vows, Fridman offers an insider's perspective on why Yucatán should top your must-visit list.

Watch EDGE's exclusive interview with Yucatán's Minister of Tourism Michelle Fridman


Matthew Wexler is EDGE's Senior Editor, Features & Branded Content. More of his writing can be found at www.wexlerwrites.com. Follow him on Twitter and Instagram at @wexlerwrites.