Couples: Show Some Pride in NYC, Win a $20K Wedding at Pride Toronto

How’d you like to get (legally) married in Toronto all expenses paid with about 1,000,000 guests? Did we mention it’s on a float during Toronto’s massive Gay Pride parade? Just enter this contest during New York City Pride organized by the folks at Tourism Toronto—one of the most lucrative and fun-sounding LGBT-oriented contests we’ve everContinue reading “Couples: Show Some Pride in NYC, Win a $20K Wedding at Pride Toronto”

What’s So Gay About Wine? Find Out Here!

The wines aren’t gay, silly. It’s all about celebrating Pride with Out in the Vineyard, the first Wine Country events and travel company dedicated to the LGBT community. Out in the Vineyard presents Gay Wine Weekend, taking place Friday, June 15 through Sunday, June 17, 2012 in California Wine Country (Sonoma). Here’s a line up ofContinue reading “What’s So Gay About Wine? Find Out Here!”

Sunny Ft. Lauderdale Tempts Bears From Winter Hibernation

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”

Tulum. Everybody’s Talking About It

Located at the tip of the Yucatan peninsula in the gay-friendly state of Quintana Roo, Tulum is best known for well-preserved ancient beachfront Mayan ruins (below). It’s less known for having an incredibly fun party called Caribbean Heat (that’s a photo from last year’s above), seven days of events, parties and culture (optional exploration ofContinue reading “Tulum. Everybody’s Talking About It”

Our Thoughts Shift to Provincetown’s Independence Day Parties

It’s never to early to daydream about Provincetown in the summer. Here we are barely a third of the way through February and our mental travels take us to the tip of Cape Cod for July 4. It definitely isn’t too early to start planning. That is after all an incredibly busy week. Some guesthousesContinue reading “Our Thoughts Shift to Provincetown’s Independence Day Parties”

All Aboard the Big(ger) Gay Wine Train

The first Big Gay Wine Train in 2011 was so successful — selling out in days — the organizers have scheduled a second event and added more cars. But hurry, this may sell out again. The event, hosted by Out in the Vineyards, is scheduled for March 31, 2012 from 6:30-9:30pm. You’ll enjoy terrific cuisineContinue reading “All Aboard the Big(ger) Gay Wine Train”

Carnival in Berlin: Do Take Candy From These Strangers

Wear a warm costume. Carnival in Berlin takes place February 12, 2012. Then again, you may warm up from friction as you rub up against spectators and participants. Organizers are expecting more than 1 million spectators and participants at the 11th annual Berlin Carnival Costume Parade. (Break out your German dictionary for this site.) According toContinue reading “Carnival in Berlin: Do Take Candy From These Strangers”

World Pride is in London This Year. Cheery Ho!

WorldPride, an LGBT event incorporating parades, festivals, cultural activities and, oh yeah, parties held every five years, is organized by InterPride. The first WorldPride was held in Rome in 2000, followed by Jerusalem in 2006. This year it is to be held in London from June 23 through July 8, 2012. According to InterPride WorldPride Parade, rallies, and street partiesContinue reading “World Pride is in London This Year. Cheery Ho!”

High Seas Hijinx: We Can’t Even Cruise Straight

After a welcome but almost scarily mild (global warming?!) December, rigid weather gripped the Northeast just after New Years. Of course, that propelled our thoughts to warm-weather getaways, including gay and lesbian cruise vacations. This season’s aqueous getaways range from the offbeat (scuba diving in the Republic of Palau with Undersea Expeditions) to the romanticContinue reading “High Seas Hijinx: We Can’t Even Cruise Straight”

Glee Fans Rejoice: Idina Menzel to Perform on Atlantis

You may have seen her in the original productions of Wicked or Rent or in the uber-gay Glee. Now you can see her on board an Atlantis cruise! The fabulous and talented Idina Menzel is scheduled to perform on Atlantis Events’ Allure of the Seas Caribbean cruise, January 29 through February 5, 2012. This isContinue reading “Glee Fans Rejoice: Idina Menzel to Perform on Atlantis”