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VIDEO: Capital Pride Parade 2017 / Washington DC

Happy pride to all nomsters! Happy Gay Pride Nomsters!!! Join us in celebration of LGBTQ+ community at Capital Pride Parade 2017. Explore groups
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VIDEO: San Francisco Pride 2017 Recap

Steven Sloan goes to San Francisco Pride in 2017, this video spotlights all the highlights of behind the scenes. We were able to hang at the press party...

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Discover LGBT Vermont This Summer + Enter To Win a Vermont Vacation

Discover LGBT Vermont This Summer + Enter To Win a Vermont Vacation | LGBT Destinations | Scoop.it

It's June 2017 and Pride Season is upon us... if you're making plans for how to enjoy something a bit off the beaten path this summer, consider a road trip or flight to Vermont this year.  It's by far one of the most LGBT-friendly states in the US, and for many, has become that special place in New England where their mix of kind and friendly people, natural beauty and outdoor recreation come together.  It's also where civil unions first became the law in 2000, with same sex marriage becoming law in 2009... well before it became a the law of the land in 2013.

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Matt Skallerud Does World Pride Madrid 2017

Matt Skallerud Does World Pride Madrid 2017 | LGBT Destinations | Scoop.it

My adventures with World Pride 2017 in Madrid started upon arrival on Wednesday evening, June 28th, when Richard and I arrived in Madrid and got ourselves settled in at the cozy Marriott Princesa hotel. We immediately headed on down to the Chueca area of Madrid, where we met up with our friends for dinner and drinks, just to get ourselves started and oriented on the Madrid way of life!

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County gains national recognition from Travel Gay Canada

County gains national recognition from Travel Gay Canada | LGBT Destinations | Scoop.it

A County initiative to promote the County as an LGBTQ-friendly travel destination earned national recognition from Travel Gay Canada.

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Thousands Take Part in Global Gay Rights Parade in Madrid

Thousands Take Part in Global Gay Rights Parade in Madrid | LGBT Destinations | Scoop.it

Event, led by Spain's major political parties, was highlight of 10-day World Pride 2017 festival, which ends Sunday

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Singapore LGBT activists hold rally with no foreigners

Singapore LGBT activists hold rally with no foreigners | LGBT Destinations | Scoop.it

Some 20,000 activists attended Pink Dot despite new laws forcing organisers to ban foreigners.

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Welcome to WorldPride Madrid 2017 – ¡Viva la vida!

Welcome to WorldPride Madrid 2017 – ¡Viva la vida! | LGBT Destinations | Scoop.it

Madrid has officially started the celebration of WorldPride 2017, after an opening ceremony that took place in the Teatro Calderon. In this edition, Madrid commemorates 40 years since the first LGBTQIA+ protests in Spain, 30 years since Chueca was named the epicentre for the community and Pride, 20 years since the first Pride Parade that united political protest with celebration and 10 years since EuroPride was last celebrated in the city. Moreover, as Madrid is the first Spanish speaking capital to celebrate WorldPride.

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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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QueerBerlin map out now – available in select local shops and online

QueerBerlin map out now – available in select local shops and online | LGBT Destinations | Scoop.it

‘Travels of Adam’ partners with Berlin publisher ‘Walk This Way’ to produce a map of Berlin’s best LGBT hotspots In advance of Berlin’s annual gay pride march (Christopher Street Day), award-winning gay travel writer Adam Groffman from TravelsofAdam.com and travel guide publisher Berta Luise Heide from walk-this-way.net published a QueerBerlin map. The travel guide features recommended LGBT-friendly museums, shops, sights, restaurants, cafés, bars, clubs and more.

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GAY CLUB TV - Pride Special

This is Gay Club TV's special pride episode! Abran opens the vault to Palm Springs, Chicago, Long Beach Pride and Miami. Sit back and enjoy the show! 

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Gay pride Puerto Vallarta: what does pride mean to you?

Gay pride Puerto Vallarta: what does pride mean to you? | LGBT Destinations | Scoop.it

Gay pride events are a lot of fun but also carry a serious message. We were reminded of during our experience of the gay pride in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico.

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A brief history of the gayest places in America — and how they came to be

A brief history of the gayest places in America — and how they came to be | LGBT Destinations | Scoop.it

From the dunes of the Cape to ritzy Palm Springs, here's how these destinations became gay meccas across the United States.

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South Florida LGBTQ activists plan art-centered Key West to Cuba Festival

South Florida LGBTQ activists plan art-centered Key West to Cuba Festival | LGBT Destinations | Scoop.it

South Florida LGBTQ activists are organizing a September art-centered tour of Key West in Havana to be presented by Havana Air and dubbed “The Key West to Cuba Festival.”

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Twitter shows scenes of LGBT pride parades in San Francisco and other cities

Twitter shows scenes of LGBT pride parades in San Francisco and other cities | LGBT Destinations | Scoop.it

People took to Twitter to post photos and videos of pride parades happening across the country on Sunday, June 25, 2017.

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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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