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Ankle injuries most common ailment

Ankle injuries most common ailment

As the weather warms, amateur Michael Jordans, Alex Rodriguezes and Maria Sharapovas hit the courts, fields and driveways nationwide, with sunny days beckoning them to get out and play. But as the weather ushers in such sports as basketball, baseball, tennis and soccer, it brings with it ankle sprain season for both professionals and weekend …

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Choo-choo anyone?

Group takes to the mountains for a fun excursion

ASHEVILLE — NC Outings, a lesbian social group, is planning an adventurous excursion to Bryson City on July 12 to ride on the Great Smokey Mountain Railroad and then raft down the Nantahala River afterwards. Participants should arrive at the depot at 8 a.m. in Bryson City. Return time is about 4 p.m. A catered …

It’s the Southern Queen, Comedy Scene

Leslie Jordan swings through the Carolinas in June and July

Roll out the pink carpet for a true Southern queen, y’all. The outrageously comedic Leslie Jordan is heading to the Carolinas for three hilarious evenings of reminiscences and observations about being a gay actor in Tinseltown since 1982. The stories are culled from Jordan’s new book, “My Trip Down the Pink Carpet.” The star is …

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Gold nugget found deep in Ozark mountains

Eclectic township rich in culture for LGBT travelers

Eureka Springs welcomes LGBT travelers with open arms. Sometimes life takes hikers on trails that are remote, yet unexpectedly enchanting. This is certainly true when it comes to discovering the countryside in Carroll County, situated in the Northwest Arkansas Ozark Mountains. The real gem in this Central American state is the township of Eureka Springs, …

Ten Carolina vacation options

Gas is expensive. Really expensive. For those who would like to get away but find the costs of traveling too far from home prohibitive, or for those who would like to explore their home region more deeply, there are many options located within the Carolinas. Vacationers don’t need to look any further than their own …

How wrong are extra-marital affairs?

Tell Trinity

Hello Trinity, The extra-marital affair I am having is starting to bring about many more problems than I could have ever imagined. I am not trying to hurt anyone. I am just trying to take care of my needs. What can I do now? Extra Troubles, Buffalo, N.Y. Hello Extra Troubles, Sometimes we find ourselves …

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Gay travel association celebrates 25 years

Second annual LGBT travel survey planned

LAS VEGAS, Nev. — The International Gay and Lesbian Travel Association (IGLTA) gathered here for it’s global conference the first weekend in May. The event commemorated 25 years of service to LGBT travelers across the world, while simultaneously celebrating the glory of its own success. With more than 430 registrations, IGLTA experienced a 67 percent …

Voces: Política

Para Todos

La economía Norteamericana está en un hilo sumamente fino entre una recesión, y por ende, la posibilidad de una depresión. El Euro vale $1.56 lo cual impide, para los que quieren viajar, mirar hacia Europa. Si a ésto sumamos el precio de la gasolina, y el decaimiento del mercado hipotecario donde cientos de personas no …

Gimme ‘Shelter’ – Interview with the director

An interview with gay filmmaker Jonah Markowitz

In the award-winning gay-themed film “Shelter,” Zach (Trevor Wright) lives in San Pedro, Calif., with his widowed father, his sister Jeanne (the amazing Tina Holmes) and her young son Cody. Between his high school and college years, Zach works as a short order cook in a diner when he’s not surfing, skateboarding, tagging, babysitting Cody …

Fab travel, without the cost

Ways to save when traveling in today's economy

The cost to go on vacation seems to be doing nothing but rising these days. Set against a landscape of rising oil prices and the weakened state of the American dollar, travelers all too frequently have to reach for their already burdened wallets. “While it’s true that many people are concerned about the economy, we …