LGBT Destinations

By Matt Skallerud | Selected articles highlighting some of the best in LGBT destinations worldwide

Asia’s Youngest Nation Offers Glimmer of Hope for LGBTQ Rights

KUALA LUMPUR — Marching through the streets of East Timor's capital, Dili, with a rainbow flag in his hand, Natalino Guterres was overwhelmed with emotion, reminding him of how he felt 15 years ago when he saw the Timorese flag raised for the first time.<p>"It was an emotional moment," he said of the …

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Qué ver y hacer en Malta: Guía práctica / What to see and to do in Malta, Ultimate guide

Irse invitado a algún sitio siempre mola, ¿no? Pues así ha sido mi primera (y espero que no última) experiencia de viajar gracias a una empresa, en este caso gracias a la academia Maltesa de inglés Elanguest, la cual me invitó a pasar una semana con ellos viendo cómo es el trabajo de la escuela…

Prague is So Gay - Indefinite Adventure

Is it just me, or is Czech gay porn a really big deal? It seems to be everywhere, to the extent now that whenever I visit the Czech Republic, I realize it has given me certain expectations about hot, young Czech men.

Rousing success of OC Pride after-party brings talk of more LGBT events, marketing in Laguna Beach

Over the past several months, Chris Tebbutt, a local Realtor who formed the committee in February, Cooley and Larry Ricci, founder of Club Q, a senior LGBT group at the city’s community center, have been working with representatives from Visit Laguna Beach and the Laguna Beach Chamber of Commerce to create opportunities for travel and business directed to the LGBT community.

Hotel VIA in San Francisco Launches with Comcast Business Technology for the Hospitality Industry

On June 22nd, just days before San Francisco Pride officially began, Hotel VIA held a pre-launch event with a panel entitled “How Technology Can Enhance the Guest Experience”. Moderated by Gwyneth Borden, Executive Director of the Golden Gate Restaurant Association, along with notable panelists including Ted Girdner of Comcast Business, Barbara Perzigian of Hotel VIA and celebrity chef Robert Irvine, the panel touched on some of the cutting-edge features Comcast Business has brought to the …

Meet Sonder, a travel app made for gay people

New platform promotes content curation and offers services focused on the gay experience - Make the gay travel experience richer in options, simpler to organize and in addition help the gay public to connect. With these goals in mind, the Sonder app is born, a tailor-made travel app for gays.

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PIED PIPER cruises to Costa Rica and the Panama Canal on the Wind Star in 2018!

Transit the Panama Canal on a yacht that let’s you see it all!! Join PIED PIPER TRAVEL as we bring you our sailing cruise in Costa Rica and the Panama Canal on Windstar Cruises sailing yacht, Wind Star. A graceful sailing yacht is the perfect way to experience this amazing area. Come find the natural and man-made wonders combined on this exotic Costa Rican and Panama Canal cruise full of bucket list places and activities.

Comcast California and the San Francisco Pride Festival and Parade

2017 has seen some incredible corporate support of Pride Festivals around the world, with Comcast and Comcast California taking a lead role in this outreach with sponsorship of the San Francisco Pride Festival and Parade June 23-25, 2017.

Post WorldPride2017 Rest & Relaxation in Sitges

So what does one do after a whirlwind of a week in Madrid for World Pride 2017? Well, for our group, a quick flight to Barcelona and a quick train ride to Sitges was just what the doctor ordered!

Cologne celebrates Europe's biggest LGBT parade

Hundreds of thousands of people have gathered again in Cologne this year, calling for equal rights and tolerance. Germany's recent "marriage for all" …

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London Pride festival celebrates 50 years since part-decriminalisation of homosexuality

This year's London Pride festival has added significance as 2017 marks 50 years since the part-decriminalisation of homosexuality.

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Shanghai Pride Reflects Two Sides of LGBT Life in China

While cosmopolitan sophisticates celebrated Pride in Shanghai, activists from around China told tales of isolated queer people struggling for basic self-acceptance—and safety.<p>Pride celebrations around the United States are wrapping up this week, with hungover revelers in New York and San Francisco …

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Hundreds of Thousands Attend Brazil’s Massive Gay Pride Parade

SAO PAULO — Hundreds of thousands of revelers gathered in Sao Paulo on Sunday for one of the world's largest gay pride parades with this year's event focusing on the threat of religious fundamentalism to Brazil's LGBTQ community.<p>Under a giant rainbow-colored flag, revelers of all ages, many wearing …

Los Angeles Pride Parade morphs into 'Resist March'

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Tens of thousands of people dressed in rainbow attire and waving protest signs walked en masse through Los Angeles on Sunday in a "Resist March" against U.S. President Donald Trump, an event that took the place of the city's annual Pride parade.<p>The 3-mile (4.8km) walk began …

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Google Maps makes it easier to find & navigate this year’s Pride events

This year, as a way to celebrate Pride and to help people navigate to events and parades, Google Maps will be displaying different Pride festivities happening in 35 cities around the world…<p>When you launch the Google Maps application on either Android or iOS, you will see parade routes shown as a …

Taiwan's same-sex marriage ruling could cement its place as Asia's liberal beacon

Landmark court case this week is likely to determine the success or failure of draft laws currently before parliament<p>Chi Chia-wei will find out on Wednesday if his decades long fight to make Taiwan the first country in Asia to legalise same-sex marriage has been a success.<p>Chi, 59, a pioneering …

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