Davler Media Group Buys LGBTQ Magazine and Teases New Quarterly

Davler Media Group Buys LGBTQ Magazine and Teases New Quarterly


Metrosource joins Davler as the publisher prepares to launch design vertical, Exuberance.

Competition for Airbnb as other home-sharing sites target niche audiences

Competition for Airbnb as other home-sharing sites target niche audiences


The Irish site Homestay, OneFineStay and Mister B&B all chasing a share of the market

Madrid for Foodies

Madrid for Foodies


Food and drink are essential ingredients of a sensual sweep through the witching hours; Madrileños uncork the wine and other libations with abandon.

China’s LGBT Youth Face Lots of Bullying, Little Acceptance

China’s LGBT Youth Face Lots of Bullying, Little Acceptance


From primary school to university, students harassed for their sexual orientation or gender identity find little support.

Spanish Anti-LGBT Group Is Bringing Its Transphobic Bus To America

Spanish Anti-LGBT Group Is Bringing Its Transphobic Bus To America


Boys have penises, girls have vulvas. Do not be fooled: If you are born a man, you are a man.

Matt Skallerud's insight:

A Spanish group that sparked outrage for commissioning a bus with an anti-transgender slogan is making plans to take their message of hate to the U.S. next week.

#GayTravel Analysis for 2017, in preparation for #IGLTA2017

#GayTravel Analysis for 2017, in preparation for #IGLTA2017


In preparation for the upcoming IGLTA Convention in St. Petersburg, Florida coming up May 4-6, we wanted to do an up-to-date analysis of the top hashtag used for LGBT travel, which is still #GayTravel.

LGBT seniors marked for removal from survey on elder care services

LGBT seniors marked for removal from survey on elder care services


Draft of 2017 National Survey of Older Americans Act Participants drops question about sexuality as critics worry administration is trying to roll back LGBT rights

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The LGBT "TwitterSphere" - How Do You Do It? The Unique Language of Twitter


As the second part of the LGBT TwitterSphere series of articles, this blog post focuses on the HOW of Twitter... how do you do it and how do you make it work for you?  This is key, as a large number of individuals and businesses are posting from Facebook to Twitter automatically, which just doesn't cut it.  Others are focused solely on driving traffic to their websites, and if they are an LGBT media company, their website might be the only place an advertiser is able to be promoted, not on Twitter directly

‘Proud gay Kurd’ marries under Finland’s new same-sex marriage law

‘Proud gay Kurd’ marries under Finland’s new same-sex marriage law


'I have decided to marry a man...This is my nature which I am proud of

LGBT community worries about hate crime prosecutions

LGBT community worries about hate crime prosecutions


In the waning days of President Barack Obama’s administration, supporters of LGBT rights hailed the first federal hate crime conviction for the killing of a transgender woman in Mississippi. With President Donald Trump now in office, they worry about the future of such prosecutions.

LGBT community anger over Youtube restrictions which make their videos invisible

LGBT community anger over Youtube restrictions which make their videos invisible


#YouTubeIsOverParty trends on Twitter after users say videos referencing same-sex relationships are being filtered out

AllOutVacations.com - 2017 Bearibbean Cruise

AllOutVacations.com - 2017 Bearibbean Cruise


Join the Bears of Los Angeles, San Diego, San Francisco and Dallas on a exotic 7 day cruise out of the exciting Port of Galveston Texas. We will hit many exotic places such as Cozumel Mexico, George Town Grand Cayman, the Royal Caribbean owned port of Falmouth Jamaica, before heading back to our home port of Galveston. Soak in the Caribbean sun, lounge by the pools, and just have a cocktail while on the beach or sailing on a boat.


Matt Skallerud's insight:

Join in as your hosts the Bears of Los Angeles, San Diego, and San Francisco, and Dallas present a fund raiser for their community work. Every stateroom sold, Cruise Planners-All Out Vacations will donate a portion of the proceeds back to these Bear chapters of the west coast. Not just BEARS are invited. We had many different people and all are welcomed and embraced by this group. Special Activities planned for 2017 Bears Caribbean cruise.

For LGBT Undocumented Immigrants, Detention Means More Fear and Humiliation

For LGBT Undocumented Immigrants, Detention Means More Fear and Humiliation


Often fleeing persecution or violence in their countries of origin, LGBT undocumented immigrants face heightened trauma if they're taken into custody by United States Immigration and Customs Enforcement.

Tourism authority commissions studies to attract LGBT travelers to Hawaii

Tourism authority commissions studies to attract LGBT travelers to Hawaii


The Hawaii Tourism Authority commissioned four research studies to better understand and attract LGBT travelers from the U.S. Mainland, Canada, China and Australia.

Gay in the AfD: Talking with LGBT supporters of Germany's populist party

Gay in the AfD: Talking with LGBT supporters of Germany's populist party


How do LGBT interests mesh with those of a party that opposes gay marriage and adoption for gay couples? DW spoke with two openly gay politicians about why they joined the AfD, and why one ultimately decided to leave.

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Las Vegas Welcomes Fabulous LGBT Events and Visitors in 2017

The Entertainment Capital of the World welcomes LGBT visitors to special events throughout the year

Las Vegas bolsters its reputation as the premier LGBT travel destination with a variety of thrilling special events, conferences, parties and more throughout the year. Recently awarded destination of the year by GayTravel.com, Las Vegas is extremely welcoming of the LGBT community, offering every visitor an experience they won’t soon forget.

Members of the Las Vegas LGBT community will join forces for the 27th annual AIDS Walk at Town Square Las Vegas, April 23. Grand marshals Penn & Teller, of the famed namesake show at The Rio All-Suite Hotel & Casino, will lead walkers through the morning events on behalf of Aid for AIDS of

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IGLTA Foundation Announces 2017 Conference Scholarship Recipients

Global LGBTQ travel organization welcomes the next generation of tourism professionals to St. Petersburg, Florida

The IGLTA Foundation recently selected the recipients for its fifth annual Building Bridges Scholarships, who will receive an all-expenses-paid trip and conference registration for the International Gay & Lesbian Travel Association’s Annual Global Convention in St. Petersburg, Florida, 4-6 May.

The program was created to support the next generation of LGBTQ travel professionals (and allies). Scholarships are awarded to small travel business owners in emerging markets and university students pursuing careers in the tourism industry.

“IGLTA’s Building Bridges Scholarship program is a cornerstone initiative of the Foundation’s work, as we look to developing deserving and passionate individuals focused on promoting LGBT tourism,” said Gary Murakami,

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LGBT Week NYC 2017 Spotlight – LGBT New Media Symposium – May 18, 2017

As LGBT Week NYC continues to take shape in the weeks ahead, we’ll be featuring key events coming to you in New York City May 15-19, 2017, a dynamic and exciting series of symposia, conferences, workshops and events, sponsored by Rivendell Media and Argentina Tourism.

The LGBT New Media Symposium is a new addition to LGBT Week NYC this year… running from 8:30 am to 1:45 pm (including lunch) on Thursday, May 18, 2017, this morning’s sessions include a variety of highly impactful presentations around the theme of LGBT influencers, together with digital media and how this combination can impact your business in an incredibly positive way.

Starting with Davey Wavey and Trouve Ivo, we’ll be exploring “Is Influencer Marketing