Pride will be celebrated this year on the white sand beaches of the most LGBT-welcoming city on earth. The annual event is on Sunday, February 26th 2017 and for the first time on the sands of Fort Lauderdale Beach.
Fort Lauderdale may just be the best gay American city we’ve got, where gays have been welcomed for decades to live, explore, and enjoy a taste of the good life. It’s 38 square miles of sprawling, sun-soaked metropolis and miles of white sand beach, and in the center of it all, one of the greatContinue reading “ManAboutWorld’s Free Guide To Ft. Lauderdale Is Live!”
Aaron Currie (left) and David Currie (who’s also a Crime Scene Detective with the Broward Sheriff’s Office in Fort Lauderdale), were among the first same-sex couples married in Florida this past January. They’re also newly selected models for LeatherWerks in Ft. Lauderdale. Learn more about David in our next issue of the magazine where he’s profiled.
Our correspondent Jeff Guaracino fills us in on some bigs news hitting Fort Lauderdale in 2015: Always ahead of the curve, Ft. Lauderdale announced last week at the 15th annual Community Marketing International Conference on Gay and Lesbian Tourism a groundbreaking transgender travel initiative. For the next three years, the Southern Comfort Transgender Conference willContinue reading “Trans-cendent News Out of Fort Lauderdale”
Philadelphia’s Library Company opens a gay history exhibit today: That’s So Gay: Outing Early America, that looks at the questions of how we can know whether a person who lived in the past would be called lesbian, gay, bisexual, or transgender today. While there’s no way to definitively answer these questions, the exhibit looks at the evidence of individualsContinue reading “Our Gay Agenda: This Museum Is So Gay”
This is groundbreaking but it’s also just plain hot. Check it out here. With this TV ad, Ft. Lauderdale becomes among the first mainstream tourism board to integrate gay messaging in an otherwise mainstream promotion. DiscoverAmerica released this ad earlier this year that featured two gay men on a cable car. But this is aContinue reading “Hot Guys In New Ft. Lauderdale Commercial”
With Beachbear Weekend scheduled for May 10-14, 2012, Ft. Lauderdale will become a hirsute center of fun for big, friendly, muscle-y guys and their admirers. Already boasting one of the largest populations of muscle bears along the east coast, Ft. Lauderdale will positively bulge with bears, cubs, otters and others waking from their hibernation andContinue reading “Sunny Ft. Lauderdale Tempts Bears From Winter Hibernation”
It’s not that we didn’t love the old Royal Palms. We did and do. (The older property is just across the street and as secluded and lovely as ever). It’s just that the new one is so darn hip and contemporary and gorgeous. It’s also really well managed and run. The service, as before, is topContinue reading “SUITE DREAMS: NEW-AND-INCREDIBLY-IMPROVED ROYAL PALMS”
Long-time popular gay resort Royal Palms announced their much-anticipatd renovations are complete. The Fort Lauderdale, Florida-based “RP,” as it’s known to friends and guests, is now the world’s largest luxury gay resort.
Originally published in GPS.OutTraveler.com With over 100,000 apps for the iPhone alone and a blizzard of travel Web sites and booking engines to choose from, sometimes you need a guiding hand to show you the one or two nuggets that may actually make your life easier. Our occasional Travel Tech Roundup attempts to do justContinue reading “Travel Tech Roundup: “Wild” App, Euro B&Bs & Global Entry”