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5 Reasons Why Curacao Needs To Be On Your LGBT Travel Radar

Amy Hubbard | Posted 07.09.2014 | Gay Voices
Amy Hubbard

We're not sure about you, but we could get used to always smiling at strangers and never wearing anything more formal than Bermuda shorts.

Why This Gay Couple Is Going Global To Further The LGBT Cause

The Huffington Post | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 06.25.2014 | Gay Voices

A pair of gay U.S. expats are hoping to use their international travels to inspire a global social media campaign in honor of LGBT Pride month. Da...

The Most LGBT-Friendly Travel Companies

Travel + Leisure | Posted 06.24.2014 | Travel
Travel + Leisure

By recognizing and advocating for employee diversity, and by welcoming LGBT guests with open arms, these companies are responsible for making travel in America more inclusive.

Can Gay Travelers Help Transform 'America's Favorite Playground'?

AP | WAYNE PARRY | Posted 06.17.2014 | Gay Voices

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Atlantic City is planning a series of events to attract gay tourists, who are becoming an increasingly important part of ...

The Surprisingly Gay Appeal Of 'Charm City'

The Huffington Post | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 06.12.2014 | Gay Voices

Few cities pair urban pizzazz with small town vibrancy as delightfully as Baltimore -- but if you take pause at that description, you're not alone. ...

A 'Wilde' Vacation -- Gay History for Gay Travelers

Scott De Buitléir | Posted 06.11.2014 | Gay Voices
Scott De Buitléir

If such a company is about to reveal the layers of gay history behind many cities in Europe -- and hopefully across North America too -- then the gay travel industry may have an interesting new addition.

Stop Thinking Gay! 7 Ways to Market to Today's LGBT Travelers

Mark Chesnut | Posted 05.30.2014 | Travel
Mark Chesnut

Gay travelers feel more comfortable than ever with their straight counterparts, and vice versa. If you're a gay-specific business, you might already be expanding your strategy to include the mainstream straight market.

Your Guide to Coast-to-Coast Gay Pride

Jim Werner | Posted 07.19.2014 | Gay 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.

The Surprise Impact Of Conchita Wurst's Eurovision Triumph

Agence France Presse | Sabrina Guillard | Posted 07.13.2014 | Gay Voices

Even before Conchita Wurst's Eurovision triumph helped burnish Austria's tolerant image, Vienna was already popular with gay tourists, attracted by th...

3 Ways to Make Your Trip Gay -- Even If You're Straight

Mark Chesnut | Posted 07.02.2014 | Travel
Mark Chesnut

Mexico City's gay pride parade is a colorful event where all are welcome. Photo:LatinFlyer.com In my last post, I highlighted 5 reasons why gay trav...

Why Gay Travel Is Great for Straight People

Mark Chesnut | Posted 06.30.2014 | Travel
Mark Chesnut

Society is more integrated than ever. Gay people are more openly participating in so-called "mainstream" culture. And straight travelers have changed too. Heterosexual people are checking into gay-owned bed-and-breakfast hotels

My Invisible Honeymoon

Cheryl Dumesnil | Posted 06.08.2014 | Gay Voices
Cheryl Dumesnil

She wouldn't hold hands with me, my newlywed wife, unless we hid our interlaced fingers under an airline blanket.

The Surprise Impact Of Gay Marriage Around The World

Reuters | Posted 05.14.2014 | Gay Voices

By Patricia Reaney NEW YORK, March 14 (Reuters) - Growing acceptance and legalization of same-sex marriages in the United States and ...

A Monument in Cologne You've Never Heard of Before

Adam Groffman | Posted 05.10.2014 | Travel
Adam Groffman

With nearly 10 percent of the local residents identifying as gay or lesbian, the city is understandably one of Germany's most gay-friendly destinations.

Is West Hollywood Becoming 'Less Gay'?

Posted 03.10.2014 | Gay Voices

It's been Southern California's premier "gayborhood" for decades, but is West Hollywood losing its hold over the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgende...

Ascension: What I Learned From Getting Kidnapped in Paris

Court Stroud | Posted 03.05.2014 | Gay Voices
Court Stroud

When I came out of my stupor, I found myself squeezed into the backseat of a two-door car filled with strangers. "Only a bad dream," I told myself and shut my eyes again. It was clear this was no mere nightmare.

LGBT Travel Destinations: Christmas In Stockholm

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 11.03.2013 | Gay Voices

Stockholm, Sweden is slated to play host to its annual Pink Christmas campaign again this year, an event that caters to and celebrates members of the ...

Hot Israelis and Lawrence of Arabia's Bedouins

Billy Kolber | Posted 12.25.2013 | Travel
Billy Kolber

There is no denying Tel Aviv is the Middle East's shining beacon of gay acceptance. And while Jordan doesn't exactly wave a rainbow flag to attract gay visitors, it is one of the most friendly to queer travelers in the Muslim world.

Key West: Fantasy Now, Always

Jim Werner | Posted 12.21.2013 | Gay Voices
Jim Werner

Always ready for a party, Cuba's tiny neighbor amps it up during Fantasy Fest, a 10-day, no-holds-barred fête filled with costumes, body paint, drinking, dancing, life loving and skin aplenty. Here are the highlights, as well as anytime suggestions for your off-Fest getaway.

Sexy And Spooktacular: The Top Halloween Destination For Gay Singles Revealed

Posted 10.16.2013 | Gay Voices

For single gay travelers, Key West will be the sexiest, most spooktacular place in the nation this Halloween. The Floridian island took the top s...

PHOTO: Airline Apologizes For 'Gay' Message Written On Man's Luggage

The Huffington Post | Ryan Grenoble | Posted 10.14.2013 | Travel

Few things have such a troublesome relationship as luggage and air travel. They rely heavily on one another, yet so often land each other in trouble. ...

Music City Is Evolving

David Duran | Posted 12.02.2013 | Gay Voices
David Duran

The South has evolved y'all. Ok, maybe that's speaking a bit prematurely, but on a recent visit to Music City, AKA Nashville, TN, what I found beyond the deep fried everything, was a city on the verge of being socially awesome for the gay community.

Not Ready for Fall? Go to San Francisco

Jim Werner | Posted 11.26.2013 | Gay 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.

Russia: What It Means

Dane Steele Green | Posted 11.20.2013 | Gay Voices
Dane Steele Green

Don't go. Slovakia and Bulgaria, while by no means gay paradises, are still havens compared with Russia and provide Slavic vacations with the best of them.

The Top One Percent of Gay Travel

Billy Kolber | Posted 11.16.2013 | Travel
Billy Kolber

Lots of travel magazines create award lists, and most of them are filled with the usual suspects: ultra-luxury hotels, big-spending destinations, and well-known Asia-based airlines. I'm particularly proud of ManAboutWorld's first Editors' Choice Awards.