When the world rang in , we thought we would be leaving much of the malaise of the previous pandemic year behind. The party, organized by gay circuit scene impresario Jeffrey Sanker, received massive criticism on social media, where many pointed out that hospital ICU beds in Jalisco were at percent capacity and that, due to the pandemic raging in the area, local officials were capping event attendance at eight people. In fact, the latter regulation is what ultimately prompted Sanker to move at least one of the parties associated with the event to the neighboring state of Nayarit, which has much more lax restrictions, according to reporting from the Los Angeles Blade. The social-media backlash to the event was primarily fueled by GaysOverCovid , an anonymously run Instagram account with more than 88, followers as of press time. Since last summer, the anonymous proprietor behind GaysOverCovid has been doing aggressive sleuthing work, posting photos of gay parties during the pandemic as well as the personal information of many of the attendees. Privileged enough to be vaccinated two days ago, now this medical professional is on a beach in Puerto Vallarta without a care in the world.
Why 'gay civil war' has been declared over a New Year’s Eve blowout in Mexico
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Video Shows Gay Mexican Boat Cruise Sinking on New Year's Eve as Pandemic Ravages Region
A gay party boat sank in the ocean waters of Puerto Vallarta, Mexico near 5 p. Video footage shows the boat's passengers being rescued. Meanwhile, social media commenters have criticized Americans vacationing in the coastal town despite reports of local hospitals being near full capacity with COVID patients. The boat, which belonged to the gay cruise company PV Delice Party Cruise, reportedly had 60 passengers on board and was headed back to shore when it began to sink. I jumped in a private boat whose owners were graceful enough to send their captain to help out.
Originally slated to take place in neighboring Puerto Vallarta, popular producer Jeffrey Sanker moved it at the last minute due to tighter COVID restrictions in the state of Jalisco. Three other parties thrown by different promoters also took place in the area, he added. Though the heyday of circuit parties was the s, there are still plenty going on — including one in Rio de Janeiro that raged with an estimated 2, partygoers before being shut down by authorities on Dec.