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Their pride is growing: From small beginning, LGBT festival now draws thousands - Pittsburgh Post Gazette

Their pride is growing: From small beginning, LGBT festival now draws thousands - Pittsburgh Post Gazette | LGBT Destinations | Scoop.it

Specifically, he is sitting in Cruze Bar in the Strip District, which he owns, to talk about Pittsburgh Pride, a celebration of gay pride in...

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Bear Weeks at the Beach

Bear Weeks at the Beach | LGBT Destinations | Scoop.it
As local lore has it, the proprietors of Provincetown, Mass., love ’’Bear Week.’’ These are, after all, men who love to eat, drink and be merry - not tourists who avoid food, bars and everything else that comes with a tourist-town price tag.

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Gay Traveler's curator insight, June 7, 2013 7:09 PM

This is a perfect example of what I hate about a lot of gay travel articles - a supposedly seductive image that has nothing to do with the content of the article. 

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The Ultimate Gay Guide to Rehoboth

The Ultimate Gay Guide to Rehoboth | LGBT Destinations | Scoop.it

Boasting a population of more than 50,000 at the peak of summer tourist season, Rehoboth Beach has long been a draw for gays from Baltimore and D.C.

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Gay Melbourne: The best clubs,bars, festivals and culture

Gay Melbourne: The best clubs,bars, festivals and culture | LGBT Destinations | Scoop.it

An independent voice for the diverse lesbian and gay communities, it's listened to by 216,000 people in Melbourne and more online, the station provides over 450 free community...

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Brazil Gay Pride Parade

Brazil Gay Pride Parade | LGBT Destinations | Scoop.it
Revellers take part in the Gay Pride Parade in Sao Paulo, Brazil. According to organizers, near 4 million supporters are attending the event, making it the biggest gay parade in the world.
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Top 10 Destinations for Gay Travelers

Top 10 Destinations for Gay Travelers | LGBT Destinations | Scoop.it
TravelNerd is kicking off Pride Month by highlighting underrated cities for gay travelers looking for fun.
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Getting to Know Thailand's Gay Side

Getting to Know Thailand's Gay Side | LGBT Destinations | Scoop.it

There are few things as exciting as getting to take a top of the line, world-class international trip to one of the most incredible tourist destinations in the world.

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6 Most LGBT-Friendly Countries In Latin America

6 Most LGBT-Friendly Countries In Latin America | LGBT Destinations | Scoop.it

Mexico City passed a law in 2009 that gave gay and lesbian couples the right to marry and to adopt children.

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6 Most LGBT-Friendly Countries In Latin America

6 Most LGBT-Friendly Countries In Latin America | LGBT Destinations | Scoop.it

This year's edition of the “Spartacus International Gay Travel Index,” released in February, places several Latin American countries among the most LGBT-friendly in the world, belying...

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Hello Orlando! I have arrived.

Hello Orlando! I have arrived. | LGBT Destinations | Scoop.it
It's that time of year again when over 150,000 members from the LGBT community gather in Orlando, Florida for Gay Days! I look forward to this event every year.

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Vienna Pride & Rainbow Parade - VIENNA – NOW OR NEVER

Vienna Pride & Rainbow Parade - VIENNA – NOW OR NEVER | LGBT Destinations | Scoop.it
This year’s Vienna Pride runs from 11 to 16 June, 2013. The Pride Village will be constructed on Heldenplatz this time around. The highlight of the event is the Rainbow Parade on Vienna's Ringstrasse on 15 June.

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Gay Traveler's curator insight, May 24, 2013 7:48 AM

The folks at Vienna really do know how to do LGBT travel marketing properly. Here's a great example.

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Lure of the 'pink rupee': Why Indian firms are investing in LGBT events

Lure of the 'pink rupee': Why Indian firms are investing in LGBT events | LGBT Destinations | Scoop.it

'Pink' money denotes the purchasing power of the gay community and how it has traversed from being a fringe or marginalised market to a thriving industry.

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LGBT pride parades - 80,000 participants in Brussels - Chisinau's first gay march.

LGBT pride parades - 80,000 participants in Brussels -  Chisinau's first gay march. | LGBT Destinations | Scoop.it
Brussels, Belgium 80,000 people participated in the Belgian Pride Parade in Brussels, Belgium yesterday. This year's theme was "Pride4Every1. 2013 Rainbow Families." Belgium celebrated the 10th ann...

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Gayosphere App by Gayosphere and FunMaps Makes it Easy for Travelers to Find Gay Bars, Gay Cruises, Gay Vacation Resorts and Gay Event

Gayosphere App by Gayosphere and FunMaps Makes it Easy for Travelers to Find Gay Bars, Gay Cruises, Gay Vacation Resorts and Gay Event | LGBT Destinations | Scoop.it

he new Gayosphere App by Gayosphere, the premier travel resource for same sex couples, is finally available. The brand new Gayosphere app is powered by FunMaps and makes it easy for gay travelers to find the hottest gay bars, gay friendly hotels, restaurants, clubs, shops, attractions and events in any city in the world. Whether users are looking for the hottest New York gay barsLos Angeles gay clubs, or gay vacation resorts, the Gayosphere App promises to have the answers.

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Rainbow Halifax - Ideal Gay Travel Destination in Nova Scotia

Rainbow Halifax - Ideal Gay Travel Destination in Nova Scotia | LGBT Destinations | Scoop.it
LGBT visitors will find an ideal gay travel destination in beautiful Halifax, Nova Scotia. Experience Halifax Pride festival and our vibrant LGBT Halifax Community.
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Open arms welcome you to Halifax, a breath of fresh air on the East Coast. Our vibrant LGBT culture is woven into every aspect of the city, from TAG and Travel Gay Canada approved hotels and attractions to beloved gay bars. So you can have a relaxing stay or enjoy events like Halifax Pride and Out East Film Festival.

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Erasure's Andy Bell to perform at the 2013 North Halsted Market Days

Erasure's Andy Bell to perform at the 2013 North Halsted Market Days | LGBT Destinations | Scoop.it

The North Halsted Market Days is an annual street festival in Chicago's predominantly gay and lesbian Boystown neighborhood in Lakeview.

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It’s Gay Days At The Magic Kingdom!

It’s Gay Days At The Magic Kingdom! | LGBT Destinations | Scoop.it


Every year on the first Saturday in June, thousands of LGBT people and their supporters arrive at Disney's The Magic Kingdom in their red shirts for Gay Days! 


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Traveline Out & About's curator insight, June 5, 2013 11:47 AM

Once again Traveline Out & About decided to attend this incredible event!

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Pink Tour of London: A Guide for Gay Travellers Visiting London

Pink Tour of London: A Guide for Gay Travellers Visiting London | LGBT Destinations | Scoop.it
London welcomes LGTB guests with the same warmth and hospitality. With so much to see and do in London, here is a quick guide for gay travellers to enjoy every facet of the capital comfortably.

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Gay Travel: London's East End Film Festival

Gay Travel: London's East End Film Festival | LGBT Destinations | Scoop.it

Grab your popcorn and get ready for six days of rich, diverse international premieres, industry master classes, pop-up screenings, and exciting live events at the East End Film...

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Uruguay is Latinamerica's most gay-friendly country and ranks tenth worldwide

Uruguay is Latinamerica's most gay-friendly country and ranks tenth worldwide | LGBT Destinations | Scoop.it

Globally Sweden was described as the most gay-friendly country while Iran was deemed the least friendly toward gay coming in dead last.

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Knoxville is a surprising LGBT weekend getaway

Knoxville is a surprising LGBT weekend getaway | LGBT Destinations | Scoop.it

After an eventful afternoon at the zoo, head to Cocoa Moon, a chic restaurant located on Market Square that feels like a trendy gay bar with great food.

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Venice – Biennale – Art

Venice – Biennale – Art | LGBT Destinations | Scoop.it
If you are a fan of art visiting Venezia between 1 June – 24 November  Gay Travel Advice recommends: Art Biennale during La Biennale di Venezia via
La Biennale

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Gay Travel: Exploring Hawaii's Big Island

Gay Travel: Exploring Hawaii's Big Island | LGBT Destinations | Scoop.it

Hawaii's Big Island, the island that's actually named Hawaii, can be a challenging place to discover as it's not as immediately accessible, either geographically or emotionally, as...

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America's Oldest Gay Bar Turns 80!

America's Oldest Gay Bar Turns 80! | LGBT Destinations | Scoop.it
Eighty-some years ago, when thirsty Americans snuck into basement bars during Prohibition, some speakeasies offered patrons an escape from crackdowns of another kind: those against homosexuality.

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Queer Girl City Guide: San Francisco

Queer Girl City Guide: San Francisco | LGBT Destinations | Scoop.it
An epic guide to San Francisco for locals and visitors and newbies written by two girls who have been here for a really really long time.
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