The Caribbean may soon have a new gay destination - and it's not Cuba! Travel industry, government and advocacy groups announced a campaign in Santo Domingo Monday to promote LGBT tourism in the Dominican Republic - as well as employ LGBT people and promote LGBT rights in the Caribbean.
Saturday Mumbai celebrated Pride. Check out these great pics from one of the participants and find Queer Azaadi Mumbai for more details on Pride in India. Next year, hopefully this will be me:
LGBT and trade groups called on President Obama to excludeBrunei from the new Trans-Pacific Partnership trade initiative. Last year the country enacted a law requiring death by stoning for LGBT people.
Nebraska discovered one way to engage Republicans over marriage equality: guns! Lawmakers included partners of those in same-sex relationships in a conceal/carry law for military spouses, allowing partners to carry concealed weapons even though they can't yet get married. Is this what they meant about marriage equality being dangerous to society?
Upcoming. Global. Religious Mardi Gras comes early this year on Feb 17 - whether you're in Brazil in Rio or under-rated Salvador, Colonge, Cadiz (where I partied last year) or uber-gay Sitges! And don't worry, Sydney's gay Mardi Gras is all month so you can attend at least two Fat Tuesdays.
Dublin Marriage Equality Volun-Tour! - May 2015
Interested in heading to Dublin this May not only for the Guinness but also to support the campaign for marriage equality in Ireland? Email me today as we look into organizing this tour with Irish LGBT groups. Check out my trip last year for ideas of where we'll be spending most of our time...
Poland & Prague Pride Tour by Hebro - August 8-16, 2015
The 1st all-gay, jewish tour of Poland! Get your history, heritage & homos on the 70th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz with Hebro Travel. Tour concentration camps in Poland and then head to Prague for Pride this August!
$400 discount! - Panama Canal Adventure - December 2-15, 2015
Traverse the engineering feat, visit islands, beaches and jungles with the authentic gay travel guide, Brand g Vacations. Departs Cartagena, Colombia and ends in Costa Rica. One berth within a 2 person cabin will be raffled off at the GAYography mixer this Saturday! For a $400 discount, use promo code "GAYography" until March 15, 2015.