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  • USA, CA, San Diego: , Overdrive Pride Party, Spin Nightclub. Details
  • USA, HI, Kihei: , Discover Scuba Diving - Intro Dive, Makena Landing, 7:30 AM. Details
  • USA, HI, Pahoa: , Her Healing Holiday - a Goddess Retreat, 15-1236 Auina. Details
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  • USA, NV, Las Vegas: , Temptation Sundays Pool Party, Luxor Hotel. Details
  • USA, NY, New York: , Gay History of Central Park Tour, Central Park, 1-2:30 PM. Details
  • USA, PA, New Hope: , Twirl! Circuit Party, 385 Bridge Street, 9 PM-2 AM. Details
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  • USA, PA, Stroudsburg: , The Dutchess Social Club, Newberry's Yard Of Ale, 622 Main St, 6:00-10 PM. Details
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  • Elisa Rolle, Queer Places - Wyoming

    Nov 23rd, 2016

    Hey all - today we have something different. The author of the new Queer Places - travel guides detailing the LGBTIQA history of places all around the world - agreed to write a special post for us about how she decided to write the books, and sharing a few of her favorite stories: While I was writing Days of Love, I... read_more

    Kansas City: Country Club Plaza

    Nov 16th, 2016

    One of the hi-lights of our recent visits to Kansas City was the trip to Country Club Plaza - a lovely, historic shopping center about four miles south of Downtown. Kansas City is known for its many beautiful fountains - supposedly the most in any US city - and many of them are in Country Club Plaza. There is also some... read_more

    Kansas City - Union Station

    Nov 11th, 2016

    We're continuing our reporting from our exploration of Kansas City - this time, Union Station. :) Many cities have Union Stations, but Kansas City's is particularly beautiful. The station opened in 1914, an impressive stone edifice accommodating hundreds of thousands of passengers a year. It was even the site of a massacre - mobster Frank Nash was shot and killed, along with four... read_more

    Kansas City - The Steamboat Arabia

    Nov 11th, 2016

    We just recently returned from a trip to Kansas City, Missouri, and we're sharing some of the things we experienced there. We saw two museums - the World War I Museum, which was Mark's favorite, and The treasures of the Steamboat Arabia, which was mine. The story of the Arabia takes place against the backdrop of manifest destiny and the rush... read_more

    Gay Kansas City: The World War One Museum

    Nov 10th, 2016

    We just recently got back from a trip to Kansas City, Missouri. We'd never been there before - it's a beautiful city, with some great surprises in store for the traveler. World War One MuseumThe first of these we're sharing is the World War I Museum. It sits on a grassy hillside in the middle of midtown, an impressive structure topped... read_more

    Chalk it Up - Sacramento

    Sep 5th, 2016

    Fremont Park in Sacramento is playing host this weekend to a cool art event - Chalk it Up brings together a bunch of chalk artists to create their masterpieces, and runs for the full three day weekend. We stopped by yesterday to check it out. About half the art pieces were finished, and it was fascinating to see the artists working... read_more

    Tenerife and Gran Canaria - Nomadic Boys

    Aug 4th, 2016

    The Canary Islands are renowned for the many pride events, carnivals and orgies of colour that take place throughout the year. Some of the most colourful of all include Santa Cruz de Tenerife and Las Palmas in Gran Canaria in February, offering up the sort of atmosphere that can rival Rio along with some mind blowing drag queen competitions. We love... read_more

    Photos from the Dinah Vegas - Lesbian Travel

    May 5th, 2016

    Palm Springs, Calif., may be the city most associated with the legendary Dinah Shore festival (so called for a golf tournament bearing the entertainer's name), the annual gathering of lesbians seeking sun and fun. But for the past five years, Las Vegas has hosted its own Dinah gathering. This year's Dinah Vegas -- which wrapped Sunday and took place at the... read_more

    TRAVELING IN OUR FABULOUS GAY WORLD: Planes, Trains, Automobiles and Buses

    Jan 9th, 2016

    In the United States, there are basically only four ways to travel and that is by plane, train, automobile and buses. They all have their advantages as well as disadvantages. We prefer traveling by automobile since we have the luxury of time. Living in the center of the country, it only takes a couple of days or at the most... read_more

    Purple Roofs LGBT Travel Round-Up - December 2nd

    Dec 2nd, 2015

    In addition to our regular travel articles, we're starting a regular travel round-up, for those stories that don't warrant a full posting on the blog, or that we didn't have time to add. Enjoy! INTERNATIONAL:
    Six of the Worlds Best Wellness Resorts (Passport)
    If you havent already noticed, some of your favorite hotel spas have received a major facelift. Theyre now bigger, providing... read_more

    Purple Roofs LGBT Travel Round-Up - November 27th

    Nov 27th, 2015

    In addition to our regular travel articles, we're starting a regular travel round-up, for those stories that don't warrant a full posting on the blog, or that we didn't have time to add. Enjoy! ARGENTINA:
    Photos: Buenos Aires Gay Pride 2015 (The Advocate)
    Celebrants at Buenos Aires Pride festival and parade earlier this month had plenty of fun while also getting political.
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    Purple Roofs LGBT Travel Round-Up - August 15th

    Aug 15th, 2015

    In addition to our regular travel articles, we're starting a regular travel round-up, for those stories that don't warrant a full posting on the blog, or that we didn't have time to add. Enjoy! GENERAL:
    7 Deadly Sins of Travel (Go Girlfriend)
    For most of us, travel is a gift. Our hard-earned vacation dollars and saved up vacation time is precious. But even... read_more

    Win a Trip to Maui Pride With the Maui Sunseeker and Virgin America

    Jun 13th, 2015

    Imagine jetting off on one of Virgin America's new flights to Maui to bask in the warm Hawaiian sun on a white sugar beach, just steps away from your well-appointed Maui Sunseeker Penthouse Suite. Now imagine doing this FREE! Maui Sunseeker LGBT Resort, Virgin America and KOFY TV present our "Maui FlyAway with Pride" Sweepstakes! One lucky sweepstakes winner will receive TWO... read_more

    Nomadic Boys - Ten Interesting Facts About Thailand

    Mar 20th, 2015

    Thailand is one of our favourite countries in Asia, and Bangkok our favourite base where we keep returning to. Along the way we've picked up some unique and interesting facts about Thailand, which we think will fascinate every traveller. 1. Long Live King Bhumibol of Thailand! The King of Thailand, Bhumibol Aadulyadej, is big here. Also known as Rama IX, he is... read_more

    Six Sexy Gay Events for 2015

    Jan 1st, 2015

    You may be staring at your diary for 2015 and looking for a bit of inspiration. Which countries around the world haven't you been to? Which cities haven't you ticked off yet? Which parties are attracting your attention? Here at Gay Star Travel we love all sorts of holidays and all sorts of travel adventures. What's clear is that different holidays... read_more

    Gay Travel: Oakland Pride Turns Away Leather Groups

    Sep 1st, 2014

    Oakland's first Pride parade is today, but according to the San Francisco Chronicle, the leather community is not invited. One thing you probably won't find at Oakland's first LGBT Pride Parade on Sunday: partially clad men in leather chaps. What you will find is the Jolly Trolly from Children's Fairyland, pony rides, antique fire engines and singer/drummer Sheila E. Instead... read_more

    Gay Travel: Visiting Honolulu

    May 22nd, 2014

    Fact: That fashion statement of girls putting a flower behind their ear actually stems from a very real Hawaiian tradition. It means she's married. It is a foregone conclusion that Hawaii has a headlock on weddings and honeymoons. The beaches are perfect. The water is perfect. The weather is perfect. Even when it rains, it is perfect. And as of December... read_more

    White-Hot Preview of the White Party in Palm Springs

    Mar 11th, 2014

    White Party king Jeffery Sanker just dropped a promo video giving us 25 reasons to go to Palm Springs White Party in 25 guys. And boy is it compelling. We've highlighted a few of our favorite "reasons" to go, and don't miss the entire line up of gogo-bodied men in the full video. Authored By Gabe Cooper - See... read_more

    Gay Travel: Florida's Manatee County to Celebrate Pride for the First Time This Month

    Mar 9th, 2014

    This month marks a historic first for Manatee County. The first-ever LGBT Pride Festival will be held at the Bradenton Riverwalk on Saturday, March 22. The effort, which runs from noon to 4 p.m., is organized by the Prism Youth Initiative and its executive director, Shannon Summers. Manatee Pride hopes to accomplish two things in its inaugural year. It aims to... read_more

    Featured Gay Friendly Accommodations: Southern Hospitality Boat Charter, St. John, US Virgin Islands

    Dec 13th, 2013

    Periodically we'll feature one of our properties here to let our readers know about some great gay friendly places to stay.

    Welcome Aboard our 46 foot Sea Ray Luxury Motor Yacht! We provide boat charters between the US and British Virgin Islands. We provide customized private charters for 1-12 guests with snorkeling, sight seeing, bar and island hopping enjoying all that... read_more

    Visiting Gay Seattle: Terra Plata, Our Top Restaurant Pick

    Sep 22nd, 2013

    Last year, we came to Terra Plata for drinks and dessert. It's a beautiful restaurant nestled between Pike and Pine about two blocks east of the 5. This year we came back for dinner - and it's now our favorite Seattle restaurant. Owned by lesbian couple Linda (the host) & Tamara (the chef), this place has a really great,... read_more

    Gay Travel: Great Springtime Road Trips

    Apr 20th, 2013

    Darren Murph over at Sherman's Travel gives us some of his favorite springtime road trips: Oh, the difference a month makes. Even at the tail-end of March, most of the contiguous United States were still far too frosty for anyone to utter "spring" without sarcasm in their voice. But now, temperatures are rapidly rising, mountainous towns are finally thawing... read_more

    Gay Travel: Aspen Gay Ski Week Turns 36

    Nov 28th, 2012

    Aspen Gay Ski Week, the nation's largest and oldest gay ski event, returns for its 36th year from January 13 to 20, 2013, along with presenting sponsor, Bud Light. Iconic comic Drew Carey will perform at the historic Wheeler Opera House as part of the nightly events throughout the week. This year, proceeds from the event will benefit GLSEN (the Gay,... read_more

    Gay Travel: New Caribbean LGBT Friends and Family Cruise Planned for February, 2013

    Oct 8th, 2012

    Concierge Travel, the largest gay-owned and operated travel agency and tour operator in Texas, announced details for its first LGBT "friends and family" group cruise on a Celebrity Cruises ship. The cruise will sail the Caribbean Sea in style on the Celebrity Silhouette from February 17-24, 2013. Amy Armstrong and Freddy Allen, the famous Chicago-based singing duo with a huge and... read_more

    Special Gay History Tour at Oakland Museum September 28th

    Sep 16th, 2012

    The history of the gay rights movement in the Bay Area and throughout the state of California will be explored on a special docent led tour at the Oakland Museum of California (OMCA) on Friday, September 28 at 7 p.m. A selection of artifacts from the museum's permanent collection will be spotlighted in a program that will trace from the early... read_more

    Gay Travel: Back in New York

    Sep 13th, 2012

    Well they actually have two locations in the city, but since I moved from Chelsea to Hell's Kitchen, now I am addicted to this one. For some reason they have always been both only two blocks from me weird right. TIP the Almond Brioche is brilliant. 20120907-130019.jpg Fresh flowers at home, the best way to begin the weekend with positive energy.... read_more

    Gay Travel: Five Great Reasons to Visit Ft Lauderdale

    Aug 24th, 2011

    It's no secret that Fort Lauderdale is a popular destination for gay and lesbian travelers. There's a multitude of gay-owned and operated establishments here, making it a thriving hotspot for LGBT residents and visitors. Sebastian Street is one of the queer favorite - a great place to bask in the sun. It is the place to see and be seen. The... read_more

    TRAVELING IN OUR FABULOUS GAY WORLD: Denver, Colorado

    Aug 6th, 2011

    Of all the cities that we have visited, Denver has changed the most in recent years and we mean for the better! It is such a vibrant city with a huge presence of gays all over the entire city. It has a very vibrant downtown which is bustling 24 hours a day with bars, restaurants and shopping. The downtown shopping... read_more

    Gay Travel: Orbitz Responds to Fox News Ad Controversy

    May 29th, 2011

    Once you are on the island you are restricted to the local options, and to be honest I am not of the kind that on my time off likes to cook, do groceries or hang around the kitchen. So out of all the option on Fire Island I have picked two of the places that will cater to all your... read_more


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