AS YOU CELEBRATE PRIDE THIS MONTH, REMEMBER THE PIONEERS WHO PAVED THE WAY.
Pictured left: Marsha P. Johnson, Gay Liberation Front member, hands out flyers in support of gay students' rights at NYU's Weinstein Hall in September 1970. Johnson (1945-1992) was an activist, a drag performer and a central figure in the gay liberation movement sparked by the 1969 police raid on the Stonewall Inn in New York City. #BlackLivesMatter
The COVID-19 pandemic has had a devastating impact on Pride organisations worldwide with hundreds of marches and events cancelled or postponed. Global Pride 2020 was launched on 1 April as a partnership between InterPride, the European Pride Organisers Association, and national Pride networks in several countries. It’s being led by a team of volunteers from every region of the world who are all committed to ensuring that everyone, everywhere, can take part in Pride this June. Global Pride provides an opportunity for the LGBTI+ community around the world to come together and celebrate diversity and equality during these challenging times.
On 26 May 2020, Costa Rica became the first country in Central America to legalize same-sex marriage. This charming country is famed for its tropical climate, breathtaking landscapes, and delicious coffee, but there are hundreds of reasons to visit Costa Rica that you may not even know. It’s also a hotspot for LGBTQ+ tourists, with two major LGBTQ+ friendly centers and a tolerant populace. Our LGBTQ+ Travel Guide offers everything you need to know to plan your trip.
I spent three nights at the Cristalino Lodge, in the south of the greater Amazon region. This area is rich in wildlife and vegetation, a piece of untouched forest in the heart of Brazil. Read Blog →
Gay Tropical Bargain: Puerto Vallarta Vacation
Puerto Vallarta, Mexico is a premiere LGBTQ+ resort destination in North America, and it’s also a bargain. Food and drinks are about half what you would pay in the United States and the hotels are much cheaper than other warm-weather destinations. Read Blog →