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Your Complete Guide to Social Distancing and Self-Isolating

The Super Gay Way

As protocol for social distancing and self-isolation tightens around the country per the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and White House recommendations amid mounting coronavirus cases, follow this guide to staying occupied in a very gay way.

Virtual Vacations and Travel Tips for the Ages

Queer Travelogue: Arm Chair Jaunts Across the Globe During COVID-19

There has never been a better time to plan your future travels. Even if you don’t go there, it is still fun to read about what is going on in other cities. Especially while you are sitting at home during COVID-19 self-isolation orders.

Parlez-vous français?

Queer Travelogue: Enjoy a Taste of France in Montréal at a Bargain Price without Even Leaving the Continent

If you like French food and culture, like getting a good exchange for your U.S. dollar, and love a big and fun gay village, there is no better vacation than to Montréal. The region of 4 million people is the second-largest city in Canada and is more than 375 years old.

Pride Journeys: St. Louis

Queer Travelogue: Exploring the Arch City

St. Louis is more or less centrally located, so it is easy to travel to from almost anywhere in North America. This makes St. Louis a fantastic destination for a long weekend getaway.

Northwest charm meets outdoor wonderland in Portland

Queer Travelogue: Enjoy the Sights and See 89-Year-Old Drag Queen Perform

Portland, Ore. makes for a perfect vacation that combines the stunning beauty of the Pacific Northwest with great food and libations — and a vibrant, hip scene where LGBTQ life is integrated into the mainstream (albeit offbeat) culture.

50 years on, busting the myths of Stonewall

LGBT History Month: Looking at the LGBT Revolution

Each of us who were at Stonewall has a different view of the event. They run the gamut from it being a rebellion, a riot, a revolution, or simply a night of the queens having fun and taking over their home, Christopher Street.

InFocus: Charlotte 2017 — ‘Gayborhoods’ offer LGBTQ-friendly fun

Inside Plaza Midwood, NoDa and SouthEnd

The city of Charlotte stands out in the state as not only its most populated place, but also one of the most liberal and LGBTQ-friendly. A queer visitor can find places aplenty for food and fun here in Charlotte, but locals’ loyalty lies with unofficial “gayborhoods” like Plaza Midwood, NoDa and SouthEnd.