Anti-Machismo Graffiti in San Cristóbal de las Casas, Mexico
San Cristóbal de las Casas, in Mexico’s southern state of Chiapas, is a colonial city home to many old buildings, some dating to the original Spanish conquistadores almost 500 years ago. Though the buildings are beautiful, too many seem to be blighted by graffiti tags. Most of the graffiti are basic tags marking territory, but you’ll also find stencil graffiti with a revolutionary theme, thanks in part to the heavy presence of the Zapatista National Liberation Army in Chiapas. Here then is the pro-feminist — or better said, anti-machismo — graffiti that I encountered on my trip to San Cristóbal this past September.