pride flag at Cuba's 2015 march

Upcoming trip: Cuba with Princeton BTGALA (everyone’s welcome!)

Update 7/21/16: Sign up soon! Registration for this trip will close August 5th.

Coming up this October, visit Cuba with Princeton BTGALA! That’s the university’s Bisexual, Transgender, Gay and Lesbian Alumni Association. Note that even though they’ve planned this trip, everyone’s welcome – no Princeton affiliation needed. You don’t have to be queer, either.

The trip runs from October 7th to the 16th. A $1,000 deposit secures your spot. To reserve your spot, just click the purple button. We’ll follow up with you to answer any questions and discuss payment options. Complete details and a full itinerary are below.

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Trip highlights:

  • Take part in discussions with Cuban academics on key aspects of the island’s evolving society
  • Enjoy private performances and other cultural activities focused on Cuban art, music, and dance
  • Visit with the staff of CENESEX, the National Center for Sexual Education, Cuba’s leading voice for LGBT rights and inclusion
  • Visit the LGBT beach Mi Cayito with some of the activists who fought to make it theirs/ours
  • Pilgrimages to sites featured in Strawberry and Chocolate, the Oscar-nominated film about being gay in Cuba
  • Optional evening outings to queer spaces
  • All obligatory stops in Havana, such as Old Havana with all its crazy contrasts; Revolution Square; the malec√≥n; and so on
Eryc helps a CENESEX staff member mount a banner for the Pride march

During a visit to CENESEX, we helped mount a banner for Havana’s 2015 Pride march


  • $3775 double occupancy, $500 single supplement
  • 8 travelers minimum, 16 maximum
  • Price break of $200 if the group reaches 12 travelers, or $350 if the group reaches 15

To see what’s included in the cost of the trip, check out the brochure below!

Legalese and disclaimers:

This is a People-to-People educational exchange program. Program participants are authorized to travel to Cuba under a general license under Section 515.565(b) of the Cuban Assets Control Regulations, traveling under the auspices of Detours With Matt.



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At El Mejunje, the famous club in Santa Clara that's always welcomed LGBT people and other marginalized groups

At El Mejunje, the famous club in Santa Clara that’s always welcomed LGBT people and other marginalized groups

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