Berlin: A Year of LGBT Events

We recently covered Berlin Pride (Christopher Street Day) and Folsom (below) but there are a lot more gay reasons to put Berlin on your travel radar this summer from exhibitions and street festivals to a queer night at the zoo. EXHIBITIONS  “Homosexuality_ies” on History of Homosexuality June 26 until December 1, 2015 In cooperation withContinue reading “Berlin: A Year of LGBT Events”

We’ll Celebrate Gay Arts & Culture at Divers/Cité, Montreal. You?

We’re heading to Montreal next week for Divers/Cité, one of the two major gay celebrations that take place every summer. The other, Pride Montreal, takes place August 11-17. It’s a tad confusing for those of us in cities with one big Pride-oriented celebration but the net result is you get to spend twice as much time celebratingContinue reading “We’ll Celebrate Gay Arts & Culture at Divers/Cité, Montreal. You?”

Montreal Launches 3rd Annual Queer of the Year Contest

Montreal Tourism and business partners announce the kick-off of their third annual Queer of the Year competition including online voting and in-person competitions among five lucky finalists flown into Montreal during their Pride celebration (August 13-19) to compete for the title of Queer of the Year. For more information, prize info, rule: Visit Tourism Montreal “Queer ofContinue reading “Montreal Launches 3rd Annual Queer of the Year Contest”

Eventi Hotel Pride Special

Lots of hotels offer NYC Pride specials, but since we particularly love the Kimpton Hotel Group, we are happy to include the Eventi Hotel‘s contribution: the I Swing for PRIDE package which includes the following: A bottle of bubbly A 2-hour trapeze class for two at The Trapeze School PRIDE-only wine hour on the 5th floor terrace on the night beforeContinue reading “Eventi Hotel Pride Special”

Halifax, Nova Scotia: Atlantic Canada’s Gay Heart Celebrates Milestone

One of the friendliest spots in Canada (and that’s saying something considering how amicable our northern neighbors are generally speaking) is Halifax, Canada. It’s also beautiful, rich in history and into its gay and lesbian culture. To wit, they are unspooling their first annual OUTeast Queer Film Festival this weekend (through June 17). And theyContinue reading “Halifax, Nova Scotia: Atlantic Canada’s Gay Heart Celebrates Milestone”

Los Angeles: Mid-Summer Pride Fetish Ball

We love the new and ever-improving downtown L.A. area. What used to be a gritty, scary, urban wasteland is now transforming into a fabulous, must-go destination in its own right. And what to the folks at, creators of Unusual Earth Events, do? They decide to turn part of it back into a gritty, scary, eventContinue reading “Los Angeles: Mid-Summer Pride Fetish Ball”

Deal of the Week: Kimpton Hotels Invites You to Get Your Pride On

The incredibly gay-friendly Kimpton Hotels is offering a special Pride package (15% discount, cocktails, a welcome gift and more) at their hotels, approximately 50 properties across the U.S. (in many of the cities where you may be celebrating Pride). Click here for more information including restrictions relating to their Pride packages. Click here to explore their InTouchContinue reading “Deal of the Week: Kimpton Hotels Invites You to Get Your Pride On”

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!”

Miami: Show Your Rainbow Colored Orgullo October 1

Tomorrow, October 1, 2011, marks the first-ever gay Hispanic heritage celebration in Miami Beach. We just heard about it. If you’re near Miami, consider checking it out. Free to the public, Celebrate Orgullo showcases the cultural contributions of the Latino LGBT community and provides a good reason for having some fun on the beach with otherContinue reading “Miami: Show Your Rainbow Colored Orgullo October 1”

Preview of Miami Beach Gay Pride

By Ivan Quintanilla; photo by Felix Becerra This week, Miami Beach gets a little gay(er). It’s raining men. Hallelujah! On Saturday, April 16, it’s time to celebrate the 3nd Annual Miami Beach Gay Pride Parade, now the city’s largest single-day event. Starting at noon on 5th Street, elaborate floats will shake and shimmy their wayContinue reading “Preview of Miami Beach Gay Pride”