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Eat, Drink … and Be Married!

Eat, Drink … and Be Married! | LGBT Destinations | Scoop.it

By now most of the world knows the U.S. Supreme Court has ruled that the Defense of Marriage Act is unconstitutional. This blogger doesn’t discuss political positions — but on a personal note, I’m pleased to share that my husband Paul and I celebrated our ninth wedding anniversary this past month. 

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Seattle LGBT Visitors Center Opens Friday

Seattle LGBT Visitors Center Opens Friday | LGBT Destinations | Scoop.it

City’s LGBT community opens its arms to leisure travelers, newlyweds and convention groups, underscoring Seattle’s reputation as a premier LGBT destination

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What's New In... Gay Las Vegas

What's New In... Gay Las Vegas | LGBT Destinations | Scoop.it

How does one choose exactly what to do or see when planning a visit, especially if you’re gay? Well, after experiencing a summer excursion in Vegas, I not only got to immerse myself in the LGBT culture, but I also got a taste of some of the many new offerings throughout the city.

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Key West, Gay Events, Florida Keys, Attractions, Expeditions

Key West, Gay Events, Florida Keys, Attractions, Expeditions | LGBT Destinations | Scoop.it

There is a lot more on offer in the tropical island paradise than just snorkeling in Key West. Key West is known as the Mecca of gay-resorts with so many gay-friendly inns, hotels, and activities. This has made the island a favorite among the LGBT community for years now. So matter what your sexual disposition, you are bound to find something on offer in the diverse, multicultural Key West. Here are the island’s six most fun gay events to check out.

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Fort Lauderdale Pins Its Success on Travel Agents

Fort Lauderdale Pins Its Success on Travel Agents | LGBT Destinations | Scoop.it

How important is the LGBT market?
Harb: We’re in the top five destinations in the U.S. for LGBT visitors. They’re travelers with high disposable income. We hosted the ILGTA a couple of years ago and have a city [in Greater Fort Lauderdale], Wilton Manors, that’s been designated a gay city.

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Beach Classic - September 14, 2013 - Dockweiler State Beach

Beach Classic - September 14, 2013 - Dockweiler State Beach | LGBT Destinations | Scoop.it

Date: September 14, 2013 - 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Venue: Dockweiler State Beach

Experience an event unlike any other LGBT event in the country, uniting hundreds of men and women of all ages for a fun day of sport and activity at one of SoCal's most beautiful beaches! Swim, run or join the beach volleyball tournament to support your favorite Center program. Or indulge in a variety of beach activities to win prizes and more.

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Local gay and lesbian center offers arts and culture series

Local gay and lesbian center offers arts and culture series | LGBT Destinations | Scoop.it

In the documentary “TRANS,” director Chris Arnold set out to tell the world the truth about transsexuals. “It’s not a lifestyle. It’s not a choice. In fact, it’s a very, very hard road to travel,” Arnold says. “I call (transsexuality) the last frontier in civil rights.” Arnold’s film, which depicts the stories of six transsexual people at different points in their lives, will be screened Saturday at The Gay and Lesbian Community Center of Southern Nevada, 401 S. Maryland Parkway. He will also be on hand for a question-and-answer session.

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Best Gay Beaches in the Northeast

Best Gay Beaches in the Northeast | LGBT Destinations | Scoop.it
Request a couple Fridays and Mondays off, splurge on that new bathing suit and get beaching. Here's the Fagabond guide to the gay-friendliest (read: gayest) sand-and-sun locales in the Northeast, where we truly savor this warm-weather season.
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PHOTOS: New Jersey's Hottest Gay Beach Party

PHOTOS: New Jersey's Hottest Gay Beach Party | LGBT Destinations | Scoop.it
When you see pictures of the Sand Blast Weekends party, you'll understand why Jersey's Asbury Park deserves to be a gay destination.
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Gay tourism highlighted in Vancouver’s new Tourism Plan

Gay tourism highlighted in Vancouver’s new Tourism Plan | LGBT Destinations | Scoop.it
But more must be done to attract gay visitors, Stevenson says (Gay tourism highlighted in new Tourism Plan. Reinvest gay tourist $ in gay mkt enhancement?
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GIRL TALK: A Not-Too-Porny Interview with Porn King Michael Lucas

GIRL TALK: A Not-Too-Porny Interview with Porn King Michael Lucas | LGBT Destinations | Scoop.it

I decided to show the world that it's an amazing vacation spot and that it's gay heaven.

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Will You Be at the Gay Hamptons Event of the Summer?

Will You Be at the Gay Hamptons Event of the Summer? | LGBT Destinations | Scoop.it
The Hamptons Tea Dance is the largest LGBT fundraiser in the Hamptons. (Will You Be at the Gay Hamptons Event of the Summer?
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The 2013 Wilde Award Nominations

The 2013 Wilde Award Nominations | LGBT Destinations | Scoop.it

Professional theaters from across Michigan will share the spotlight Aug. 19 when The 2013 Wilde Awards are presented at The Berman Center for the Performing Arts in the Detroit suburb of West Bloomfield. Presented by EncoreMichigan.com, the most comprehensive resource for news and information about the state's professional theater industry, The Wilde Awards were established by Pride Source Media Group in 2002 to honor the excellent work produced by Michigan's professional theaters.

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MISTER App Re-launches with Enhanced Technology, Commits to Improving Gay Life

MISTER App Re-launches with Enhanced Technology, Commits to Improving Gay Life | LGBT Destinations | Scoop.it

Company Introduces "I Am MISTER" Movement Along with Redesigned App Focused on Getting Users to Spend Less Energy Online and More Time Meeting People

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Four Seasons Baltimore to target gay couples in wedding brochure

Four Seasons Baltimore to target gay couples in wedding brochure | LGBT Destinations | Scoop.it

The Four Seasons Hotel Baltimore has hosted two same-sex weddings since they became legal in Maryland. And the luxury hotel would like to host a lot more of them.

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Exploring Arizona with a Red Rock Road Trip

Exploring Arizona with a Red Rock Road Trip | LGBT Destinations | Scoop.it
GoGirlfriend ~ describes the stops on the western leg of our 400 mile road trip through Sedona’s Red Rock and desert … in a Ford Mustang convertible!
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The Gay Travel Guru Discovers Key West

The Gay Travel Guru Discovers Key West | LGBT Destinations | Scoop.it

With a tropical storm blowing through, I was ecstatic I caught the last flight into Key West! Nothing was going to stop me from getting to Key West for pride weekend. Whether by car, plane, or even bike (ok, maybe not this time), I was going to find my way to the Southern most point of the United States for some sun, gay pride, and hopefully a little relaxation!

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The welcome mat is out - Philadelphia

The welcome mat is out - Philadelphia | LGBT Destinations | Scoop.it
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The welcome mat is out
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That message is resonating with gay groups, which are choosing to gather here, said James Delmar of the Philadelphia Convention and Visitors Bureau, hired in 2012 to focus on the LGBT market.
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Car-Free LGBT Tour Schools Angelenos In LA's Gay History

Car-Free LGBT Tour Schools Angelenos In LA's Gay History | LGBT Destinations | Scoop.it

With the striking down of a key part of the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) and the repeal of Proposition 8, California once again finds itself at the forefront of the gay rights movement. Given these recent developments, it is high time for Angelenos to brush up on their LGBT history. Fortunately, the good people at Out and About Tours, L.A.'s premier LGBT tour company, have put together an exciting and comprehensive car-free and guide-less tour that takes you through L.A.'s fascinating gay history.

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An app launches for Provincetown travelers

An app launches for Provincetown travelers | LGBT Destinations | Scoop.it

And it isn't an ordinary travel app – 'Useful Information' depicts Ernestine, the Lily Tomlin's telephone operator who made "one, ringy, dingy" a classic skit.

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The Jersey Shore Is About to Get...GAY

The Jersey Shore Is About to Get...GAY | LGBT Destinations | Scoop.it
The Jersey Shore is opening its arms and calling all gays to come and check it out. Ok, it's not the entire shore, but it's a pretty sweet piece of it called Asbury Park.
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Sand Blast Weekend, Asbury Park July 19-21, 2013

Three Hot Days & Nights on the famed Jersey Shore. One Incredible Weekend With Great Friends. 4,000 of the Happiest Guys & Girls on their Summer Beach Weeken...
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Destination: The Gay Bar

Destination: The Gay Bar | LGBT Destinations | Scoop.it

The Gay Bar has quickly become one of Oxford Street's hottest night time destinations, offering food and beverages, a diverse entertainment program and a...

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ITALY: Some of our favourite "foodie" things and the places we had them ~ VAGAYBOND

ITALY: Some of our favourite "foodie" things and the places we had them ~ VAGAYBOND | LGBT Destinations | Scoop.it
Get real jealous! See what gay guys really enjoy! Live live to the fullest! #gay #travel #LGBT http://t.co/q94NhGnC3S #gaycruise #gaytravel
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Key West - #GayKeyWest: Gay and Lesbian Influencers Network - Key West, FL (Gay2Day.com)

Key West - #GayKeyWest: Gay and Lesbian Influencers Network - Key West, FL (Gay2Day.com) | LGBT Destinations | Scoop.it
Key West, FL: featuring Alexander Guesthouse, the South Florida Symphony, Ocean Wellness Spa, Three Fine Cooks, Venus Charters and more...
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