More places catering to gays are coming, joining a dozen weekly parties and Mi Cayito, a beach popular with gays.
And the Malecón itself is too vital a scene to be shut down.
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Castro, 53, a sex educator, at the official post-parade festival as she held a rainbow placard of this year’s motto, “Yo Me Incluyo (I Include Myself).” “Until there is equality and diversity for all Cubans in all aspects of our society.”A dedicated gay bar — as opposed to one with, say, a night devoted to gay clientele — debuted here in 2013, the first ever in Havana.
But its closure last October was met with a collective roll-with-the-punches shrug.
HAVANA — Just before midnight on a recent Thursday here along the Malecón, the capital’s five-mile concrete sea wall boardwalk, Wilder Calderon Peña, 24, a bartender and Airbnb agent, was doing his thunder dance.“So that lightning hits me and my cigarette will be lit,” he said. Kingbar, which opened last year in the hip Vedado neighborhood, harks back to a time when American gay bars still had a bit of a renegade quality.“It’s like freedom of expression,” said Manuel Subarez, 27, a sandwich maker at a cafe who is also a “full-time Lena Dunham superfan.” “It’s like we can do anything we want today, because we are gay,” he said at this year’s parade, tugging proudly on his Keith Haring tank top.
Calderon, who identifies as bisexual, said after his first puff. That began to change in 2008, when, after a gay rights speech by Mariela Castro Espín, the daughter of President Raúl Castro, the capital staged its first gay pride parade, which has continued annually, less as a shirtless spectacle and more as a protest.