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Fort Lauderdale Mayor vs. Gays

A rift between Fort Lauderdale, Fla., Mayor Jim Naugle and the city's tourism officials reached a new peak a few days ago and the city's repuation as a top destination for gay travelers is at stake. Tensions started last month when Naugle said that gay sex is rampant in public...

By Gary Lee | August 30, 2007; 11:01 AM ET | Comments (5)

Pride Festivals

The season of Pride festivals -- a major travel incentive for gays, lesbians, bisexuals and transgendered people -- has kicked off with events planned in cities throughout North America and in several international destinations. Kimpton, a chain of hip hotels, is offering a 15 percent discount to travelers who book...

By Gary Lee | June 15, 2007; 09:43 AM ET | Comments (0)

Traveling for a Civil Union?

How much has the debate over civil unions and same-sex marriage affected travel habits? New Hampshire recently became the fourth state allowing civil unions between same-sex couples in the U.S. The others: Vermont, Connecticut and New Jersey. And Massachusetts allows same-sex marriage. The movement for same-sex legal unions has been...

By Gary Lee | May 3, 2007; 09:53 AM ET | Comments (4)

Gay-Friendly Destinations

Which of the following destinations has the hottest scene for gays and lesbian travelers: Dallas, Fort Lauderdale, New York City, San Francisco or West Hollywood? PlanetOut.com, a popular Web site featuring news, travel tips and other info geared toward gays, wants to know your view. For its annual travel awards,...

By Gary Lee | March 21, 2007; 03:05 PM ET | Comments (5)

 

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