Archive for 'LGBT'

Guest post: The power of being out as a gay traveler in South America

Posted on 07. Jan, 2014 by .


In the latest installment of our LGBT travel series, Sam of shares why he thinks being out as a gay traveler can make a big difference.

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More than Friends: How the Fall of DOMA Upgraded Our Relationship | Guest Post

Posted on 16. Jul, 2013 by .


It is hard to verbalize the feeling of the discriminatory sting of discrimination that binational same-sex couples face due to DOMA. Ligeia and Mindy of talk about how the repeal of the Defense of Marriage Act affects their future together.

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Whether we like it or not, LGBT travelers are ambassadors around the world

Posted on 04. Jun, 2013 by .


If you and your partner travel as an openly gay couple, you’re an ambassador and raising awareness for the LGBT community around the world, but what if you’re on a religious pilgrimage across Spain? Tone it down or allow fellow pilgrims to meet their first lesbian couple?

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The changing face of gay travel

Posted on 16. Apr, 2013 by .


In this guest post John and Craig, a couple from the UK, tell how gay travel has changed over the last twenty years in their experience.

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At least coffee is still legal in Utah | A GLBT travel perspective

Posted on 16. Nov, 2012 by .


In this guest post Lane tells how an exhausted momentary lapse of a travel habit resulted in that awkward check-in situation gay and lesbian couples often face while traveling.

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Polaroid of the week: Pride March in Buenos Aires

Posted on 15. Nov, 2012 by .


Buenos Aires celebrated its 21st gay pride parade last Saturday! Gay rights have improved significantly over the last few years in Argentina, even same-sex marriage is legal!

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What I Wonder When I Wander: What’s fate got to do with it? (The story of us)

Posted on 12. Aug, 2012 by .


This week I wonder about fate on this journey of life, and tell you all about how Dani and I met, way back in 2006…you might be surprised just how we met….

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Jumping Into the “Travel Closet” in Egypt

Posted on 17. Apr, 2012 by .


Our friend Aaron talks about his experience in Egypt where, despite living and traveling as an openly gay man, he chose to jump back into the closet for better or for worse. Find out why, and share with us if you agree with his actions…

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You put your left foot in…The Travel Closet | Gay Travel

Posted on 21. May, 2011 by .


After months of traveling through some less than gay-friendly locations, we find that we wrestle with what has essentially become a half in, half out of the closet lifestyle. As gay travelers, are there times when we should go back inside the closet? And if we do go back in, how far is too far?

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One Bed or Two

Posted on 08. Dec, 2010 by .


Reflections on the slightly awkward nature of finding budget hotels and hostels for long-term lesbian travelers.

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