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It’s a hard time out there for the queers, dear. Realizing the danger for LGBTQ travelers around the world, networking apps Tinder has launched new features aimed at keeping users safe. Tinder has developed a new Traveler Alert feature. Depending on the geographic location of the user, when the app launches a new advisory screen will appear notifying users that they have entered an area where homosexuality is criminalized, or where the population has a history of hostility toward the community....

Castle Hotel & Spa Tarrytown, NY A few days before July 4th, my partner and I thought we’d go visit a lovely hotel and spa that was featured in a recent Instinct Magazine article about places to stay in upstate New York. However, this was no ordinary hotel by any means. This was the Castle Hotel and Spa in Tarrytown, located in West Chester County. It was the perfect, short getaway – just under an hour drive from where I live...

Photo by Yingchou Han on Unsplash Traveling is hard. But traveling without knowing the language is harder. Back in June, I visited Guadalajara, Mexico, and I had a wonderful time. While I was there to experience Guadalajara Pride in the second-largest city in Mexico and possibly the biggest gay community in the country, I also experienced another great adventure. Aka, traveling around a country without knowing the language. Traveling without the ability to translate is a tricky task, but it’s not impossible....

Shopping is something that should put a smile on your face. It’s an opportunity to spend part of your day perusing some of your favorite stores with the goal of getting something that will ultimately make you happy the minute your transaction is complete. Woodbury Common Premium Outlets, located about 45 minutes outside New York City in Central Valley, New York, wants you to have this kind of experience the next time you find yourself there. The shopping center is...

Big Chicks is tops in Illinois.Here's what the travel website had to say about Big Chicks: "It's not easy creating a space where queers across the rainbow spectrum all feel welcome, but Chicago bar owner Michelle Fire pulls it off at Big Chicks, a legendary Uptown taproom that's been hydrating the queer community for more 30-plus years. Giddy gay boys take to the tiny dance floor on weekends, an older crowd plops down during the week, a cornucopia of young queers...
discrimination

Research has shown that one in three LGBT travellers experience homophobic or transphobic treatment while on holiday. The news comes from a report into the issues faced by LGBT travellers worldwide. The report reveals more than one in three (37%) LGBT travellers have experienced some form of discrimination whilst on holiday, with 6% experiencing a threat of physical violence due to their sexuality. The report also highlighted that sexuality had a major influence on where LGBT Brits travelled, with two thirds (63%) refusing to travel...
Google-Places-of-Pride

In the closet and worried people won’t accept you? Out and worried that you’ll receive abuse in certain places? You can now worry a little less at the hands of Google as they’ve launched their new Places of Pride map. Usng this map lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender people can now travel knowing where around the whole world they can feel safe. And the best part is that people of the LGBT community can held each other find their own Places...
gay trips

Planning a trip is an assiduous process regardless the sexual orientation, but as we already know, for the LGBT community things can sometimes be harder,even when it comes to planning a trip. Ok, not that hard, but there are some tips that could make your trip even more exciting. Let's go trough 10 tips to plan your trip nice and easy! Book the accommodation on LGBT specific sites. We have a list of 10 gay-friendly hotels that you can check on...

FEATURED MEAWS

OMG. American actor and model Max Emerson hasn’t been shy about showing off his assets on social media. The 29-year-old previously went skinny dipping and stripped...

The one thing most critics of new gay movie Beach Rats commented upon this summer was the explicit sex scenes. The film – directed by...