Come one, come all. Southern Decadence is known for welcoming leather lovers and bears, but they aren't the only types of people you'll see. All ages, genders, races and orientations come to party.
We're bruised, but now, we're stronger. Let's prove it at these post-June Pride events.
I long for a day when we don't need to worry about where we travel and when LGBT Pride is used as only a celebration of who we are rather than the need to campaign for equality. Until then, we still have work to do. And we'll continue doing it.
Last week passersby in London were stunned when they were greeted with adverts reading "Imagine London without gays..."
There was uproar on social media as people demanded to know who was responsible for the adverts and some wondered whether it was an attack campaign. However unlikely in this day and age that such creative would be approved, the adverts stirred people's feelings.
According to the calendar, it's spring, even if the weather is not cooperating. We're two weeks into the season and I'm sure you've probably seen cherry blossoms, cleaned out the attic, and went to your first kickball practice. Now it's time to plan your spring travel.
Why It's Important to Open the World to LGBT Travellers -- Even in Places Where It's Illegal to Be Gay
Travel broadens the mind, there's no doubt about that and as a gay man I want to be able to travel to the four corners of the globe, without feeling limited, restricted or shameful of who I am.