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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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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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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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TEL AVIV PRIDE (Israel) by Out Scouting

TEL AVIV PRIDE (Israel) by Out Scouting | LGBT Destinations | Scoop.it
out scouting has visited the Pride event in the sunny mediterranean metropolis Tel Aviv and reports on the sights to see and the things to consider.
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GLOBETROTTING WITH PRIDE: Our Guide to the World’s Biggest and Best LGBT Festivals

GLOBETROTTING WITH PRIDE: Our Guide to the World’s Biggest and Best LGBT Festivals | LGBT Destinations | Scoop.it
June is Pride Month in North America. Worldwide, however, LGBT events can vary. Here are some top Pride festivals to experience while globetrotting.
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SHINE: The IGLTA Convention That Changed My Life and Perspective

SHINE: The IGLTA Convention That Changed My Life and Perspective | LGBT Destinations | Scoop.it
The challenges of being an LGBT activist and non-profit leader can be overwhelming. After days, weeks, months, and years of activism, I’ve often felt like I’m fighting an uphill battle with no end in sight. With a world made up of nearly 7.5 billion people holding varying positions on social topics, and an LGBT community...[Read more]
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Singapore LGBT rally says 'no choice' but to bar outsiders

Singapore LGBT rally says 'no choice' but to bar outsiders | LGBT Destinations | Scoop.it
Organisers of the Pink Dot event say all non-permanent residents will be barred due to new rules.
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Gregory Charles and Marie-Mai to Kick Off Montréal Pride Festivities

Gregory Charles and Marie-Mai to Kick Off Montréal Pride Festivities | LGBT Destinations | Scoop.it
Gregory Charles and Marie-Mai will headline the opening show of Canada Pride Montréal 2017, Friday, August 11, on the TD stage in Parc des Faubourgs.
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International Gay & Lesbian Travel Association convention lands in St. Pete this week

International Gay & Lesbian Travel Association convention lands in St. Pete this week | LGBT Destinations | Scoop.it

The International Gay & Lesbian Travel Association’s Annual Global Convention is set to descend on St. Petersburg this week.

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One of the world’s leading conventions for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) tourism professionals, the IGLTA chose St. Pete in part because it is home to the largest gay pride event in Florida.

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Italy Gay Summer Pride 2017

Italy Gay Summer Pride 2017 | LGBT Destinations | Scoop.it

21-25 September 2017, Gallipoli Puglia - Italy Gay Travels is proud to announce the first edition of Italy Gay Summer Pride! 4-day International Gay Beach Party on the beautiful Gallipoli bay.

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Italy Gay Travels, in partnership with XXL London, is proud to announce the first edition of Italy Gay Summer Pride. A 4-day sensational Summer Party in one of the most beautiful undiscovered gems of Italy: the bay of Gallipoli (not in Turkey)!

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Can Gay Circuit Parties Survive Equality? Asia May Offer an Answer.

Can Gay Circuit Parties Survive Equality? Asia May Offer an Answer. | LGBT Destinations | Scoop.it
On Saturday, hordes of gay men and other dance lovers will descend upon a club space in Manhattan for the Black Party, an edgier, kinkier underground
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Lincoln Road landmarks will be lit with rainbow colors to mark Miami Beach Gay Pride

Lincoln Road landmarks will be lit with rainbow colors to mark Miami Beach Gay Pride | LGBT Destinations | Scoop.it
The iconic parking garage and office tower that bookend South Beach’s well-known shopping destination will be lit in rainbow colors at 8 p.m. April 6, opening Miami Beach Gay Pride through April 9.
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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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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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Gay Wine Weekend 2017

Gay Wine Weekend 2017 | LGBT Destinations | Scoop.it

Join us for "The Event Of The Summer" GAY WINE WEEKEND 2017 | July 14 - 16, Sonoma | Enjoy 3 Full Days of LGBT events in Northern California's magnificent Sonoma Valley - home to some of the world's most prestigious wines and wineries.

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Celebrate with world class wine and culinary delights, music and dancing, VIP Receptions, wine tasting excursions, champagne brunch, wine auction and pool party in one of the most famous luxury wine destinations in the world.

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The beauty of CA captured at Gay Wine Weekend

The beauty of CA captured at Gay Wine Weekend | LGBT Destinations | Scoop.it
One of the best things about living in California is there are so many great places to visit.And one of those places is the wonderful Napa and Sonoma Valleys famous for their delicious food and award-winning wines.This year is probably the perfect time for you to gather up your friends and/or loved ones and head up to Northern California for the Out in the Vineyard Gay Wine Weekend event going on from Friday, July 14 to Sunday, July 16.
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Beirut Pride week goes ahead despite Islamist threats

Beirut Pride week goes ahead despite Islamist threats | LGBT Destinations | Scoop.it
Threats from Islamist groups failed to derail the Arab world’s first LGBT Pride week, which ended in Beirut on Sunday.
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10 Reasons You Can't Miss Pride This Year

10 Reasons You Can't Miss Pride This Year | LGBT Destinations | Scoop.it
Our Insider's Guide features 10 tips for a spectacular NOLA Pride weekend, happening June 9 through June 11.
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Singapore: LGBT rally Pink Dot smashes local sponsorship target

Singapore: LGBT rally Pink Dot smashes local sponsorship target | LGBT Destinations | Scoop.it
ORGANISERS of Singapore’s only annual LGBT event Pink Dot have raised SGD201,000 (US$143,500) from more than 100 local companies after the government banned foreign involvement and sponsorship of the event.
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Are You Ready for #IGLTA2017? Let's do a #GayTravel hashtag takeover!

Are You Ready for #IGLTA2017? Let's do a #GayTravel hashtag takeover! | LGBT Destinations | Scoop.it

In preparation for the IGLTA Convention in St. Petersburg, Florida coming up May 4-6, we wanted to remind everyone to use #IGLTA2017 as the event hashtag. Be sure to use it IN ADVANCE OF the conference, and especially DURING the conference, in order to maximize your business opportunities during this exciting event. Lastly, your POST-conference social media posts using this hashtag will allow you to follow up with some of the various conference attendees after the event has passed.

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Gay Pride is Lighting Your Fire for More? One Magical Weekend is Back at Disney for Gay People

Gay Pride is Lighting Your Fire for More? One Magical Weekend is Back at Disney for Gay People | LGBT Destinations | Scoop.it

For ALL Types. ALL Shapes. ALL Ages. ALL Colors - Is gay pride in your town is lighting your fire for more? Well then, if you haven't ever been to gay day Orlando events during the first weekend in June, then please return your gay card immediately. You have been using it without authorization and it is being revoked until you attend one of the hottest and largest LGBT community and gay events in the world.

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Come learn about LGBT travel Sunday at Dallas Market Hall

Come learn about LGBT travel Sunday at Dallas Market Hall | LGBT Destinations | Scoop.it
Come learn about LGBT travel Sunday at Dallas Market Hall
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