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Mexico Launches Gay Tourism Campaign #MexicoFriendly

Mexico Launches Gay Tourism Campaign #MexicoFriendly | LGBT Destinations | Scoop.it
In a surprising and bold move, Mexico launched yesterday a strong campaign to promote the country as a destination for gay tourists.

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Palm Springs Pride names 2013 community grand marshals

Palm Springs Pride names 2013 community grand marshals | LGBT Destinations | Scoop.it

She became a gay activist at a very young age and from the moment she marched in her very first 1980 San Francisco Pride Parade she knew that her mission was to...

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Camping Out

Camping Out | LGBT Destinations | Scoop.it

Co-owner Sally Howard calls the popular Campit getaway "a Saugatuck summer home without the Saugatuck prices." Located in Fennville, just south of Saugatuck, the outdoor resort offers a variety of accommodations: tent, trailer and RV sites, along with small "sleeper" cabins, a bed and breakfast and vintage trailers. At the top of the heap is the "Premium Resort" cabin, which features a fireplace, refrigerator, dishwasher, TV with surround sound, screened-in side porch and knotty pine paneling and carpeting throughout.

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Asia's most gay-friendly country - Thailand

Asia's most gay-friendly country - Thailand | LGBT Destinations | Scoop.it

When Nepal's Supreme Court in June directed the government to introduce a third category on passports for people who identify themselves neither as male nor female, it handed yet another...

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Philadelphia museum gets reboot

Philadelphia museum gets reboot | LGBT Destinations | Scoop.it

The current exhibition, “Philadelphia Voices: Privates Lives in Public Spaces: Bringing Philadelphia's LGBT History Out in the Open,' opens up the archives of the William Way Lesbian Gay...

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Wilton Manors :: The Heart of Gay Fort Lauderdale

Wilton Manors :: The Heart of Gay Fort Lauderdale | LGBT Destinations | Scoop.it
Thanks to the Convention and Visitor’s Bureau of Greater Fort Lauderdale recognizing years ago that the gay community was a good investment, Fort Lauderdale has become one of the premier gay destinations in the world.
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Discover Gay Florida :: Palm Beach Count

Discover Gay Florida :: Palm Beach Count | LGBT Destinations | Scoop.it

Palm Beach County is the most relaxed county in south Florida, and it is growing into an LGBT tourist destination of its own, while still close and very accessible to the bigger scenes further...

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Destination LA

Destination LA | LGBT Destinations | Scoop.it

When you live in a city with endless possibilities for fun, who needs to travel? But Angelenos run the gamut as far as taste and personality, and everyone approaches the year's warmest season at his or her own speed.

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Antwerp – Outgames

Antwerp – Outgames | LGBT Destinations | Scoop.it
For Antwerp visitors between 31 July - 11 August Gay Travel Advice recommends: World Outgames via
Outgames 2013

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Spreading the word about the State Department's services and work overseas

Spreading the word about the State Department's services and work overseas | LGBT Destinations | Scoop.it

Although just 27 years old and at the State Department for only 10 months, Monty McGee has played a part in the safety of traveling Americans by disseminating information from the Bureau of Consular Affairs on issues and happenings in regions around the world.

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Gay and lesbian life in Hamburg

Gay and lesbian life in Hamburg | LGBT Destinations | Scoop.it

The quarter around Lange Reihe in St. Georg has developed into Hamburg’s Gay Village. Here there are numerous cafés and bars, so the street has increasingly grown to become the pulsing heart of gay and lesbian Hamburg.

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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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A Definitive Gay Guide to New Orleans

A Definitive Gay Guide to New Orleans | LGBT Destinations | Scoop.it
The nation's most fascinating city never fails to seduce visitors. Discover NOLA's new restaurants, classic attractions, and slightly unseemly underbelly.
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Curaçao Welcomes the LGBT Community to Honeymoon in Paradise

Curaçao Welcomes the LGBT Community to Honeymoon in Paradise | LGBT Destinations | Scoop.it

The Curaçao Tourist Board and several island hotels are proud members of the International Gay & Lesbian Travel Association (IGLTA) and the Miami-Dade...

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New York, New York | Daily Xtra

New York, New York | Daily Xtra | LGBT Destinations | Scoop.it
It’s a hell of a town — and perhaps the world capital of 'gay' - Most gay people, men especially, eventually end up in New York City, and with good reason. As the preeminent global centre of art, culture and commerce, The Big Apple has also emerged as perhaps the world capital of gay. Between the dazzle of Broadway, the old-school Hollywood romance of Breakfast at Tiffany’s and Manhattan’s star turn as the fifth lady of Sex and the City, New York City is virtually welded into every gay man’s DNA, no matter where he’s from.
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More than a niche - LGBT Bangkok

More than a niche - LGBT Bangkok | LGBT Destinations | Scoop.it

While some business segments are just beginning to understand and tap the potential of the LGBT community, the gay travel market is already well established, generating an estimated $65 billion in Europe and $64...

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Social work students learn at Rainbow Families week in Douglas, Saugatuck

Social work students learn at Rainbow Families week in Douglas, Saugatuck | LGBT Destinations | Scoop.it
This week’s Rainbow Families Great Lakes Family Week in Douglas and Saugatuck not only gives lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender families a chance to relax together and enjoy West Michigan, but it gives students — identified by their...
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Sand Blast draws thousands to Asbury Park

Sand Blast draws thousands to Asbury Park | LGBT Destinations | Scoop.it

“Our entire point from the very beginning was not to throw a gay party, but to promote the town of Asbury Park,” Hurtado said. ...

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Vermont: A Four-Season LGBT Destination

Vermont: A Four-Season LGBT Destination | LGBT Destinations | Scoop.it

Known for its warm welcome and LGBT progressiveness, Vermont continues to be an advocate of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) culture; sponsoring LGBT events and promoting Vermont as a four-season LGBT destination.

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Britain and New Zealand aim for gay destination weddings after legalization

Britain and New Zealand aim for gay destination weddings after legalization | LGBT Destinations | Scoop.it

Recent decisions in Britain and New Zealand to legalize same-sex marriages have given gay American couples seeking a destination wedding some high-profile options. Same-sex weddings will be legal in New Zealand starting August 19. Among the first to be married under the amended marriage law will be a gay couple from Australia who won a contest hosted by Tourism New Zealand. Air New Zealand, meanwhile, is looking for a Kiwi couple to wed onboard one of its jets while in flight.

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My big fat gay Greek romantic holiday

My big fat gay Greek romantic holiday | LGBT Destinations | Scoop.it
Mykonos is not the only LGBT travel destination in Greece. Santorini is hot on its heels as the new romantic honeymoon destination for gay and lesbian couples

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A pretty ordinary run down on Santorini - and alternative to Mykonos.

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Travel Agent for Gay/Lesbian Travel: David Rubin

Travel Agent for Gay/Lesbian Travel: David Rubin | LGBT Destinations | Scoop.it
Looking to ensure a comfortable time in a place that’s challenging for same-sex couples (think Egypt)?
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2013 Navigaytour Gay Travel Guide - Washington, DC

2013 Navigaytour Gay Travel Guide - Washington, DC | LGBT Destinations | Scoop.it

Where to eat, drink, shop and stay... 300 best gay & lesbian destinations.... an exclusive with the city's hottest artist, Brian Petro... plus, a DC living resource guide.

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Check out this years guide!!

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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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