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10 Travel Ideas for 2017 (We'll Need It)

Jim Werner | Posted 02.01.2017 | Queer Voices
Jim Werner

If I were a betting man -- and I am, especially for those penny slots in the Vegas airport -- I'd venture to say that 2017 will be a year when we need...

Take Your Final Vacation in Obama's America

Jim Werner | Posted 12.22.2016 | Queer Voices
Jim Werner

We're one month away from the inauguration. Each day brings it closer to reality, no matter how many secret Facebook groups we join or pantsuits we do...

10 Things You Have To Do During Southern Decadence In New Orleans

Jim Werner | Posted 08.26.2016 | Queer Voices
Jim Werner

Come one, come all. Southern Decadence is known for welcoming leather lovers and bears, but they aren't the only types of people you'll see. All ages, genders, races and orientations come to party.

Don't Put Away Your Flag: Pride Events After June Keep The Celebration Going All Year

Jim Werner | Posted 07.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Jim Werner

We're bruised, but now, we're stronger. Let's prove it at these post-June Pride events.

2016 Guide to Coast-to-Coast Gay Pride

Jim Werner | Posted 05.28.2016 | Queer Voices
Jim Werner

Chicago Gay Pride Parade photo by C. Robertson flickr.com Break out the white shoes and rainbow flags. This weekend isn't just the unofficial start...

4 LGBT Events to Enjoy Spring

Jim Werner | Posted 04.05.2017 | Queer Voices
Jim Werner

According to the calendar, it's spring, even if the weather is not cooperating. We're two weeks into the season and I'm sure you've probably seen cherry blossoms, cleaned out the attic, and went to your first kickball practice. Now it's time to plan your spring travel.

4 Events to Escape Winter

Jim Werner | Posted 01.29.2017 | Queer Voices
Jim Werner

Ditch the shovel for a Sazerac, defrost the bathing suit and add these winter happenings to your calendar.

16 LGBT Must-Dos in 2016

Jim Werner | Posted 01.12.2017 | Queer Voices
Jim Werner

It's that time of the year again: resolutions! Before you resolve to volunteer more, drink less and eat healthier you should jot down ways to improve your 2016 travel calendar.

Looking Back: The Hottest Instagram-worthy Events of 2015

Jim Werner | Posted 12.23.2016 | Queer Voices
Jim Werner

With the New Year approaching and everyone getting ready for fanciful black-tie parties we looked back at the hottest, eye-popping, jaw-dropping most instagram-worthy parties and events in 2015 that did not require a tie.

Visit Palm Springs in the Summer, Seriously

Jim Werner | Posted 07.21.2016 | Queer Voices
Jim Werner

Go to Palm Springs. For the sun, the laid-back lifestyle, the views, the bare skin. This hot little gay hideaway is the perfect escape

4 Events to Heat Up Your Summer

Jim Werner | Posted 07.08.2016 | Queer Voices
Jim Werner

Pride's rainbow may be fading in our memories, but there are plenty of reasons to continue the celebration this summer. In cities all over the country, events invite the gays to get gayer.

Your 2015 Guide to Coast-to-Coast Gay Pride

Jim Werner | Posted 05.29.2016 | Queer Voices
Jim Werner

This past weekend wasn't just the unofficial start of summer; it's the official start of Pride season. In the coming month the sunlight will not only stay out longer but cities will start flying the rainbow flag to celebrate their LGBT communities.

15 LGBT Must-Dos in 2015

Jim Werner | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Jim Werner

The ball has dropped, the champagne has popped and the partygoers have kissed. It's a new year. Now, it's time to think about your travel calendar. Before you know it, the planet will tilt and then you'll be roasting turkey and you don't want to think, "I never got to wear that harness." That would be tragic.

Labor Day Is So Gay, Or It Can Be: 5 Reasons To Get Away This Labor Day

Jim Werner | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Jim Werner

The unofficial end of summer is approaching (how did this happen?). Don't let the long weekend pass without fanfare. Cities all over are celebrating in their own distinct--and maybe crazy--ways.

Provincetown: The Famous Beach Town That Lets You Be as Gay as You Want

Jim Werner | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Jim Werner

It's Summer 101: P-town rules as an LGBT beach town -- a well-deserved rep. Proximity to a major city, idyllic beaches, fabulous and fabulously affordable art and an unpretentious, relaxed vibe. Packing yet?

Your Guide to Coast-to-Coast Gay Pride

Jim Werner | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Jim Werner

Break out the white shoes and rainbow flags. Memorial Day is Monday, and gay Pride season isn't far behind. June brings long days and LGBT events across the land.

Warm Up: 5 Spring Events for the LGBT Crowd

Jim Werner | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Jim Werner

Forget the below-zero days, defrost the bathing suit, polish the leather harness and add these spring happenings to your calendar.

Mummers Parade: A Fete Fit for New Year's Day

Jim Werner | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Jim Werner

Men in dresses and makeup. Women with mustaches and beards. Boas, sequins, feathers, confetti. And it's not even Pride.

Gift Guide: Travel Memories (Or Make New Ones)

Jim Werner | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Jim Werner

Gifting is hard work, but I'm here to help you give items that will ensure the recipient delights in your thoughtful present. Buy gifts that are iconic to or come from a place you've visited with your partner, friend, or family member. Here are some examples to get your wheels turning.

Not Ready for Fall? Go to San Francisco

Jim Werner | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Jim Werner

Not quite the warm and sunny California of Beach Boys tunes, San Francisco can get downright cold most of the year. But just when many of us Northeasterners are bidding farewell to summer and pulling out our jackets and coats, San Francisco heats up.

Gay Travel Advertising: Do We Need Our Own Invitations?

Jim Werner | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Jim Werner

Our straight friends don't know what it's like to face raised eyebrows when they ask for one bed instead of two in their hotel room. They don't get stares, whispers or worse when they hold hands with their partner.

Surviving (And Enjoying) Summer Travel to Cities

Jim Werner | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Jim Werner

The stifling heat that takes over so many U.S. destinations can make some rethink their getaway timing. Never fear! You can enjoy even the alfresco aspects of your cool August vacation. Here are Fagabond's tips on city travel in the summer heat.