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Hotel Ad Uses Noah's Ark Story to Welcome All Types of Couples

Hotel Ad Uses Noah's Ark Story to Welcome All Types of Couples | LGBT Destinations | Scoop.it
Often the Bible is used to justify homophobia, but Axel Hotels is turning that narrative around with its new “Noah’s Ark” commercial, conveying the message that all types of couples are welcome at Axel. The ad, timed for LGBT Pride Month, shows a variety of same-sex couples, starting out with similar pairs — “bears,” “otters,” …
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PIED PIPER and Azamara are going to Cuba in 2018!

PIED PIPER and Azamara are going to Cuba in 2018! | LGBT Destinations | Scoop.it

Join us on the unique itinerary to the newly discovered island of Cuba! We'll sail from Miami, Florida on the intimate, luxurious ship, Azamara Quest, on this 10-day cruise to the ports of Cuba! We'll visit Santiago de Cuba, and Cienfuegos! But, the highlight of our cruise will be a two night visit to Havana, Cuba!

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All-out party: Tens of thousands flock to Providence for PrideFest

All-out party: Tens of thousands flock to Providence for PrideFest | LGBT Destinations | Scoop.it

Drag queens in evening gowns shared the block with parents pushing strollers along South Water Street at the annual R.I. PrideFest on Saturday afternoon. This year’s event — the 40th anniversary of the first march for equality in Providence — was organized under the theme “When We R.I.S.E.,’’ inspired by the ABC miniseries about the real-life personal and political struggles of LGBT activists from the Stonewall riots in 1969 through the

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Puerto Vallarta Comes Together for Pride

Puerto Vallarta Comes Together for Pride | LGBT Destinations | Scoop.it

Vallarta Pride 2017 Reaches Record Figures in Attendance; Arturo Dávalos Contreras Becomes Puerto Vallarta’s First Mayor to Join the Parade

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2018 Post-Thanksgiving Group Cruise on the Celebrity Equinox!

2018 Post-Thanksgiving Group Cruise on the Celebrity Equinox! | LGBT Destinations | Scoop.it

PIED PIPER TRAVEL presents our Nineteenth Annual Post-Thanksgiving Cruise on the Celebrity Equinox!

November 24, 2018 

We are pleased to advise you that we have scheduled our Nineteenth Annual Post-Thanksgiving gay group cruise on the stylish cruise ship, Celebrity Equinox, departing November 24, 2018! We are also thrilled to offer you our traditional seven-day itinerary to the Eastern Caribbean with a new port of call, Punta Cana in the Dominican Republic!

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A Gold Sponsor of Milano Pride 2017, Docebo Celebrates Diversity

A Gold Sponsor of Milano Pride 2017, Docebo Celebrates Diversity | LGBT Destinations | Scoop.it

Docebo, a corporate training software provider and employer of choice in Italy, is excited to be a gold sponsor of Milano Pride 2017. Employees are looking forward to participating in the parade together on 24 June, with Docebo CEO and Founder Claudio Erba sure to be marching front and center.

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3 Activities Worth Your Time In PTown

3 Activities Worth Your Time In PTown | LGBT Destinations | Scoop.it
For centuries, Provincetown, Massachusetts (known as PTown) served as a haven for those in the LGBT community. Weary New England residents who just wanted to be themselves found refuge in the community at the tip of Cape Cod. The tourist-friendly city offers plenty to eat, drink, and explore. Here are three activities worth your time (and …
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Misterbnb Is The Airbnb For The LGBT Community - And Yes, They Are In S'pore As Well

Misterbnb Is The Airbnb For The LGBT Community - And Yes, They Are In S'pore As Well | LGBT Destinations | Scoop.it
Misterbnb is the Airbnb startup to make travelling more convenient and safer for gays - and they have just raised $S$11.7m to do so.
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Dinner with Lance Bass on Halloween at Sea Cruise

Dinner with Lance Bass on Halloween at Sea Cruise | LGBT Destinations | Scoop.it

Just announced - the next 12 bookings of the upcoming Halloween Party at Sea cruise with Lance Bass & friends will receive a seat at the exclusive Chef's Table dinner! This is quite the deal... with cruise prices starting at $999, the $110 value of this luxurious culinary experience makes for an incredible value.

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What is the Chef's Table dinner?  Not only do you have the opportunity of dining with Lance Bass for an evening... you also receive a five-course tasting menu, complete with wine pairings along the way.

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22+ Excellent Things To Do In Philly This Week

22+ Excellent Things To Do In Philly This Week | LGBT Destinations | Scoop.it
Summer is heating up, and the week’s lineup of events in Philly is downright hot. Center City District Sips makes its triumphant annual return this week, a
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LGBT-friendly cruising onboard Celebrity Reflection

LGBT-friendly cruising onboard Celebrity Reflection | LGBT Destinations | Scoop.it
Celebrity Cruises has won LGBTQ awards in recent years with its onboard meet-ups an example of how it ensures all guests feel welcome. Sophie Griffiths embarks with her girlfriend to discover how the line caters for the market
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From Pride To Protest: LGBT Parades Take On A New Tone This Year

From Pride To Protest: LGBT Parades Take On A New Tone This Year | LGBT Destinations | Scoop.it
The annual pride parade in West Hollywood will take on a different tone this year—resistance.
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Lithuania’s LGBT friendly map endorsed by the capital

Lithuania’s LGBT friendly map endorsed by the capital | LGBT Destinations | Scoop.it

While Lithuania is often criticised for homophobic laws and attitudes, her big cities are taking their own initiative to change the country’s course for a more progressive and inclusive society. Wednesday, June 21, a Friendly Vilnius map was issued and 20.000 free copies distributed across the city. This is the 5th edition of the map, a project which has been highlighting LGBT friendly establishments since 2012.

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Kiev Celebrates LGBT Pride in the Face of Hate and War (Photos)

Kiev Celebrates LGBT Pride in the Face of Hate and War (Photos) | LGBT Destinations | Scoop.it
Thousands descended on Ukraine’s capital Sunday to stand up for rights and equality amid counterprotests by ultranationalists and a legacy of violence.
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MACHO Party Presents: TOM Of Finland Tribute

MACHO Party Presents: TOM Of Finland Tribute | LGBT Destinations | Scoop.it
The NEW MACHO era is here, and for the first time ever, they bring you the legacy of TOM of Finland LIVE on stage! For the first time ever, watch the legendary art who made history, wearing a real life form, during WE World Pride Festival 2017, June 24th through July 2nd in Madrid. The …
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Stoli Vodka "Raising the Bar" with Introduction of Latest LGBT Initiative Championing the Community's Equality Movement

Stoli Vodka "Raising the Bar" with Introduction of Latest LGBT Initiative Championing the Community's Equality Movement | LGBT Destinations | Scoop.it

Building on the brand's 35-year commitment to LGBT programming, HeroesRaisingtheBar.com Features Local Community Pioneers and asks Visitors to Submit their own Hero Stories

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Dean Nelson named Canadian LGBT Tourism Leader of the Year

Dean Nelson named Canadian LGBT Tourism Leader of the Year | LGBT Destinations | Scoop.it
Whistler Pride CEO recognized by Gay Travel Canada at LGBT Summit of the Americas
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PIED PIPER announces Brian Justin Crum will be our onboard entertainment for the 2017 Post-Thanksgiving cruise!

PIED PIPER announces Brian Justin Crum will be our onboard entertainment for the 2017 Post-Thanksgiving cruise! | LGBT Destinations | Scoop.it

PIED PIPER is thrilled to announce that singing sensation and ‘America’s Got Talent’ 2016 finalist, Brian Justin Crum, will appear on this year’s Post-Thanksgiving cruise on the Freedom of the Seas! He will do a performance, exclusively for our group, one evening during the cruise! He’ll also be a member of our onboard group so you’ll get to meet this amazing guy!

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Over 200,000 at Tel Aviv Gay Pride Parade, region's biggest

Over 200,000 at Tel Aviv Gay Pride Parade, region's biggest | LGBT Destinations | Scoop.it
Thousands of people from around the world are partying in Tel Aviv at the Gay Pride Parade, the region’s largest.
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Weekend Picks: Creole Tomato Fest, Pride, and More

Weekend Picks: Creole Tomato Fest, Pride, and More | LGBT Destinations | Scoop.it
New Orleans Pride, Creole Tomato Fest, and so much more are happening this weekend in New Orleans.
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Washington, DC, New York City and San Francisco Celebrate the LGBTQ Community During IPW 2017

Washington, DC, New York City and San Francisco Celebrate the LGBTQ Community During IPW 2017 | LGBT Destinations | Scoop.it
Destinations join for an event benefiting the International Gay and Lesbian Travel Association (IGLTA) Foundation Destination DC (DDC), NYC & Company and San Francisco Travel partnered on their…
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Madrid gears up for WorldPride with gay-themed street lights (VIDEO)

Gay-themed traffic lights are getting Madrid into the mood for the WorldPride festivities to be held in the Spanish capital. Roselle Chen reports.
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Tune into an Important Twitter Chat on LGBT Pride Travel Safety, Tuesday, June 6 at 1pm ET

Tune into an Important Twitter Chat on LGBT Pride Travel Safety, Tuesday, June 6 at 1pm ET | LGBT Destinations | Scoop.it
Join @MAWTravel, @TravelGov and @OutRightIntl for an important chat about LGBT Pride travel safety, Tuesday, June 6 at 1pm EST. Just follow #PrideGuide on Twitter.com. Pride is a season of joy and celebration, and we want you to travel, let your Pride flag fly and come back safe! Please follow along with us during this important LGBT Pride…
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LGBT Travel in Chicago

LGBT Travel in Chicago | LGBT Destinations | Scoop.it
Chicago is home to some of the largest LGBT celebrations in the country! Learn more about gay travel in Chicago & view the upcoming scheduled events.
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