La Zona de Tolerancia
CON EL INICIO DE TRABAJO SEXUAL EN LA ZONA DE TOLERANCIA EN TIJUANA, SE PRESENTAN OTROS FENÓMENOS EN CUESTIONES DE OPORTUNIDADES LUCRATIVAS AL IGUAL A LAS OPORTUNIDADES DEL MUNDO DEL CRIMEN ORGANIZADO.
sex workers union: Vanguardia de Mujeres Libres Maria Magdalena
Although poverty and lack of academic opportunity led to their line of work, one of the Magdalenas explains that, "being a whore does not mean losing labor or civil rights."
butterfly garden: tijuana’s LGBQT+ refuge
Kenia was delivered to the center almost unconscious from a recent homophobic attack. Ernesto suffered an overdose scare and thus, returned to the garden. They had both checked in and out over 3 times in the past. Other women in the room chose to remain anonymous.
la Calle Coahuila
Social structure in la Zona de Tolerancia, or Calle Coahuila, is defined by age. Although the government impositions are, in part, set to keep minors outside of the district, the most prominent brothels are lined by adolescent eyes.