IGLTA Brings LGBTQ+ Travel to NYC

Photo: Julienne Schaer/NYC & Company Last month, travel professionals representing 49 countries converged in New York City for IGLTA’s Annual Convention, the premier educational and networking event for LGBTQ+ tourism. The convention was the largest in the International LGBTQ+ Travel Association’s 36-year history, with nearly 700 delegates. And though it was my first, it will most … Continue reading IGLTA Brings LGBTQ+ Travel to NYC

Gayest NY Times Travel Show…Ever!

The New York Times Travel Show, a three-day event held every January at the Jacob K. Javits Center, brings more than 30,000 travel professionals under one roof. And this year, more than ever, it showcased a rainbow coalition of destinations, organizations and publications, actively engaging with the LGBTQ traveler. For the second consecutive year, the … Continue reading Gayest NY Times Travel Show…Ever!

Essentials for the Savvy Traveler

(A version of this post was originally published in StageandScreen.us) Life moves fast. Traveling IQ is here to help you travel smart, with favorite travel essentials to keep you on track for a smooth, comfortable journey. NAP STYLISHLY Rest comfortably while traveling and arrive refreshed at your destination. The Trtl Travel Pillow looks and packs like a … Continue reading Essentials for the Savvy Traveler

Cleveland Triennial – “The American Library”

Photo courtesy of FRONT International This summer, the contemporary art world is converging in Cleveland.  Through September 30, the city hosts the inaugural FRONT International: Cleveland Triennial for Contemporary Art, engaging the region with over 100 programs by international, national and local artists. From traditional museums to repurposed spaces, the Cleveland Triennial is enabling art lovers to explore the … Continue reading Cleveland Triennial – “The American Library”

A Queens’ Museum in Great Britain

There is more than one Queen in England. And soon their histories will find national representation. Queer Britain is working to establish the UK’s first national LGBTQ+ museum.  With an anticipated opening in 2021, the brick- and-mortar museum will host permanent and temporary exhibits, with an innovative digital presence.  It will feature objects and records … Continue reading A Queens’ Museum in Great Britain

Gus Kenworthy

Miami Beach Gay Pride Gets the Olympic Treatment

© Jeff Swinger-USA TODAY Sports On April 2-8, Olympic freestyle skier Gus Kenworthy will trade the snow for sand as a Grand Marshall of Miami Beach Gay Pride 2018. The Sochi Silver Medalist, PyeongChang puppy-saver and Ricky Martin admirer (see photo below) will join musical guests, festive floats and 135,000 partiers for the week-long celebration. … Continue reading Miami Beach Gay Pride Gets the Olympic Treatment