Colombia Runs Dry

By Greg Haugan THERE IS growing alarm as large portions of Colombia continue to experience severe drought, including the northern departments of Magdalena, Casanare, and...
Bogota Music, Bogota Rock, Bogota metal, Rock el Park, Bogota Ska, Fishbone, Colombia Music

20 Years of Head-Banging

Rock al Parque celebrates its 20th birthday by reconnecting with its heavy metal roots. Daniel Brody takes a look at the line up. The 20th...
Bogotá Pride 2014

Bogota Pride 2014

Kelsey Menzel gives us the lowdown on Bogotá Pride 2014 as hundreds of LGBTQ and allies gathered in Parque Nacional. It was another cool, cloudy,...
LGBT Bogotá

LGBT Bogotá: Out And Proud

In a few short years, Colombia’s gay community has gone from being hidden away on the margins of society to where – at least in the country’s major cities – a lesbian, gay, transgendered, transexual or bisexual person can be who they are and be proud of it.
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Senior Diversity Colombia: Group For Older Gay Men

We speak with the creator of Diversidad Senior Colombia about how things have changed in the country regarding gender rights over the past 30...
transsexuals Colombia

Things Slowly Improving For Colombia’s Transsexuals

Cataline came to Bogota from Cali 22 years ago looking for freedom and acceptance. Like many transsexuals, she ended up working in the sex...

Positive Signs From Deaf LGBT Community

Vladimir is deaf. He is also gay – which inspired him to create Arcoiris de sordos in 2006. This group caters to LGBT deaf people...
Transtienda Bogotá

Transtienda: Safe Place To Dress Up And Be Yourself

Derly Lizeth Linares, owner of Transtienda, speaks with The Bogotá Post about the shop she set up specifically for closet transvestites three years ago.

Life In Two Languages

Rachel Beresford asks if it’s possible to have different personalities in different languages The other day my boyfriend referred to me as his costillita. ­In...
Bicycle safety

Staying Safe

It’s a dangerous world out there for cyclists- Oli Pritchard looks at how to minimise the dangers and improve bicycle safety.

Salsa, Knives And Two Left Feet

Cali is unique amongst the Colombian cities that I have visited for the simple fact that it completely engulfs you.

‘Colombia, A Comedy of Errors’ is No Joke

A light-hearted jaunt through Colombia’s dark history   After close to four years of living in Colombia, I like to consider myself well-versed in the country’s...

A Tale of Two Restaurants: Garua and Te Encantare

Garua Carrera 5#27-25    Reservations: 243 1267 Modern European cooking  finally has a home in the Macarena. A Colombian chef (and ex – poet) who trained in...
Theatron Bogotá

Featured Venue – Theatron

South America's biggest gay club, Theatron, is the obvious choice for The Bogota Post's Pride edition, especially as it was the finishing point for the Pride march...

ELN Paralyzes Arauca

The threat of violence by Colombia’s second largest guerrilla group, the National Liberation Army (ELN), in the northeastern department of Arauca has paralyzed transport...

Government Invests In Clean Water

The government is set to invest $7.6 billion pesos in improving access to drinking water in rural and impoverished areas in Colombia over the...