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Glace Chase's Dream Queen Tours of Greenwich Village and NYC

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It's a mash-up of a comedy show, a pub crawl and walking tour

Are you heading to New York City anytime soon?  Or do you live here in one of these five boroughs and want to see Manhattan through a new set of eyes?  Then look no further, for Glace Chase has what you are looking for... introducing Glace Chase's Dream Queen Tours of New York City.  As Huffington Post said it best "Is there really a better way to learn 'history' of New York City's iconic West Village than straight from the mouth of a local drag queen?"


Held every Sunday afternoon (and soon, midweek as these groups keep growing by word of mouth!), Glace Chase takes her entourage through the Village, "celebrating New York City's bold personalities who have led interesting lives, as told by this bold personality who has led far too interesting of a life!"  The tours start in a bar and finish in a bar, and as I can tell you firsthand, there's a whole lot that goes on in between. …

#ILoveGayPalmSprings @ Palm Springs Pride 2016

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If you're in Palm Springs this November 5-6 for Pride, be sure to come on by and see us at our booth with the folks from GayDesertGuide.com.

What #ILoveGayPalmSprings does is bring together the conversations and relevant content related to LGBT Travel to, as well as Life in, Palm Springs, where we participate in and become an active part of these social media conversations out where they are happening live, in real-time on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, etc.

Check us out online at www.ILoveGayPalmSprings.com
For more information on our business case, as well as advertising & sponsorship opportunities, check out http://www.ilovegaypalmsprings.com/page.cfm?page=Business

On Monday, November 7th, we'll be doing a seminar titled "Hey Palm Springs, Do You Speak Twitter (and Instagram)?" ... the details are as follows:

Monday, November 7th from 1:30 pm to 2:30 pm
Hard Rock Hotel, Fillmore Terrace room – 150 S. Indian Canyon Dr., Palm Springs, CA
Join us as we review some …

Fort Lauderdale Expecting an Invasion of Spooky Characters at Trick or Treat on the Gayest Beach in the World

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“Trick or Treat on the gayest beach in the World” is coming to Fort Lauderdale!


One Magical Weekend has teamed up with Hello Sunny to bring the Inaugural Halloween weekend to Fort Lauderdale Beach.  Fort Lauderdale/Broward county is host to over 1.1 million LGBT visitors each year. It is the perfect market to connect One Magical Weekend and a vibrant and breathtaking destination – Fort Lauderdale Beach.

Trick or Treat begins at the host hotel - check into the beautifully renovated B Ocean Resort – one of only four hotels directly on Fort Lauderdale Beach.  The historic former Yankee Clipper property has been given a massive overhaul and reflects the new chic beach lifestyle.

Host Hotel Rooms available at www.onemagicalvacations.com.

This Scare-Cation Weekend will be packed with many free, first-time events starting with the opening “Uniform” VIP Reception on the B Ocean’s ocean-front pool deck overlooking the Atlantic Ocean.


Bus service will be available all weekend to and from Fo…

Gaydar plays ‘matchmaker’ at The Outing LGBT Festival Lisdoonvarna

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Gaydar plays ‘matchmaker’ at The Outing LGBT Festival Lisdoonvarna, Co.Clare Ireland Worlds Only LGBT Music & Matchmaking Festival 7th -9th October 2016
The new team at Gaydar are in the mood to celebrate the upcoming launch of their new site coming to a tablet, desktop and mobile screen near you very soon.


Gaydar have years of online matchmaking experience, just over 17 to be exact!  They’ve helped thousands of gay men and women (GaydarGirls) make new friendships (both local and further afield), arrange dates in numerous countries, cities, towns and villages and in many cases, find long term life partners.  They seem to know what they’re doing when it comes to online dating, and now plan to use their skills and expertise in the world of offline dating and what better place to do this than at ‘The Outing’ Lisdoonvarna Ireland– The World’s first and only gay and lesbian (LGBT) Matchmaking Festival.

Now in its fourth year and going stronger than ever, The Outing Festival attracts memb…

Ace Hotel Presents Cake - a Party During Southern Decadence 2016

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August 31 - Sept 5, 2016
During Southern Decadence, the venue Three Keys at Ace Hotel New Orleans will be in full swing with CAKE: five nights of free decadent programming including performances by Rica Shay, Delish, DJ Rusty Lazer, Neon Burgundy, Ashley Teamer with DJ Natty Boom and DJ 2 PC Dark, Hello Mr. and Ha Sizzle.

On Saturday night, London institution Horse Meat Disco takes over Barnett Hall with support from the Trax Only Crew, Father Figure, Bouffant and Kathi, with tickets on sale soon.  One of the most important disco club nights in the world, Horse Meat Disco focuses on production details and an outrageous polysexual crowd, having made HMD the darling of the music press and switched on clubbers alike. Now into their twelfth year, Horse Meat Disco have continued to lead the way with packed residencies at their HQ at The Eagle in London's Vauxhall, Lux in Lisbon and Tape in Berlin. Inspired by the music and inclusive ethos of New York's club scene during the '70…

New York City To Host 2019 International IGLTA Global Convention

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NYC Also Home to WorldPride 2019, in Conjunction with 50th Anniversary of Historic Stonewall Uprising

NYC & Company, New York City’s official destination marketing organization, and the International Gay & Lesbian Travel Association (IGLTA) today announced that New York City will host IGLTA’s 2019 Annual Global Convention, the premier educational and networking event for the lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender tourism industry. More than 600 participants are expected to attend the three-day convention in spring 2019.

2019 marks a pivotal moment in the City’s history, with the 50th anniversary of the June 1969 Stonewall Uprising, widely considered the catalyst of the modern LGBT rights movement. Last week, President Barack Obama designated 7.7 acres of Manhattan’s Greenwich Village – including the Stonewall Inn – the Stonewall National Monument, the newest addition to America’s National Park System and the first national monument to gay rights. In celebration of the annive…

The Outing Lisdoonvarna LGBT Music & Matchmaking Festival 2016

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Planning a trip to Europe this year?  Looking to jump head first into a music-laden, fun-filled LGBT weekend in the Irish countryside?  Then look no further!  From October 7-9, 2016, The Outing Lisdoonvarna LGBT Music & Matchmaking Festival, now in its 4th year and growing, features pop-up clubs, drag performances, comedy, live music, arts, a literary/film festival and interactive events.  It's a guaranteed craic-filled weekend away on Ireland's stunning west coast, on the Atlantic Way.

“An LGBT weekend away like no other”, according to festival host Panti Bliss, The Outing is a fusion of music, comedy, ceilí bands and some of Ireland’s & International best DJs, performers and drag artists. But don’t forget why you’re in Lisdoonvarna in the first place. This is a matchmaking festival and you’re looking for love or friendship!

Their entertainment line-up this year includes the Irish girl group, B*Witched, as well as Thea Austin, former lead singer of SNAP! and Rhythm i…

Gogobot Unveils Its 2016 LGBT Rising Stars Destinations

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Atlanta and Prince’s hometown, Minneapolis, Top the Cities on the Rise, While Amsterdam and Berlin Are Named “Declining Destinations Worth a Second Look”


Gogobot – the award-winning, tribe based travel-planning app and website – is announcing its 2016 LGBT Rising Stars Destinations, where LGBT travel is growing, as well as its 2016 LGBT Declining Destinations Worth a Second Look list.

Gogobot’s LGBT Rising Stars Destinations list for 2016 are all cities increasing in popularity amongst LGBT travelers, according to data from Gogobot’s more than 10 million travelers:


AtlantaMinneapolisBostonAustinDallasWashington, D.C.Hong KongTorontoDubai
*Please note Dubai would have been listed as No. 9 on Gogobot's 2016 LGBT Rising Stars Destinations list. Gogobot removed it from the list since homosexuality is illegal in Dubai.Tampa
https://www.gogobot.com/awards/lgbt-travelers-rising-stars-destinations
“It’s not at all surprising to see Atlanta at the top of this year’s list given that vibrant LGBT…

#GayWineWeekend Returning to Sonoma in 2016, Bigger Than Ever

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Hot off their win as ManAboutWorld's LGBT Event of the Year for 2015, Gay Wine Weekend in Sonoma is poised to become even bigger and better in 2016.  Starting June 17th and going through the weekend ending June 19th, it's a weekend of wine & celebration in California Wine Country, featuring a Twilight T-Dance & Gay Wine Auction benefiting Face to Face, Sonoma County's AIDS Network.

Come and enjoy 3 full days of LGBT events in the home of some of the world's most prestigious wines and wineries. Celebrate with world class wine and culinary delights, music and dancing in a private estate vineyard, VIP Receptions, wine tasting excursions, champagne brunch, wine auction and pool party in one of the most famous luxury wine destinations in the world.


Enter to Win a Trip for 2 to Gay Wine Weekend
Includes round-trip air on Alaska Airlines, VIP passes and 2 nights hotel
http://gaywineweekend.kickoffpages.com/
Founded by Gary Saperstein and Mark Vogler, longtime friends a…

Unite Virginia - Virginia's LGBTQ Media Company & Richmond Weddings to Host Engaged: Virginia's 1st Statewide LGBTQ Wedding Show

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Virginia’s LGBTQ Media Company and Richmond Weddings are joining forces to present Virginia’s first statewide LGBTQ wedding show: ENGAGED! Less than one year after the U.S. Supreme Court made marriage equality the law of the land, ENGAGED will demonstrate that Virginia is truly open and welcoming to everyone. Wedding vendors and loving couples from across the Commonwealth will converge in the capital to celebrate marriage equality and demonstrate that Virginia is for all lovers.

This historic event will take place:
SUNDAY, APRIL 17, 2016 | 1:00 P.M. – 4:30 P.M.
The Greater Richmond Convention Center | Grand Ballroom C
403 North 3rd Street | Richmond, VA 23219

“Unite Virginia’s mission is to promote equality through storytelling. There’s no better story to tell than the love shared between two people. We are thrilled to partner with Richmond Weddings to present the first statewide LGBTQ wedding show in Virginia.”
–Justin Ayars, JD, Publisher & Editor-in-Chief of Unite Virginia (ww…