December 2011 Archives

Pack your bags for gay travel in 2012

Posted by Troy Petenbrink
December 31, 2011 8:41 AM |
It's no secret that us gays love to travel. And, according to one recent survey, attending an LGBT event is a key motivator within the LGBT community for traveling. It would seems that discovering new places and people - and having a good time -- is in our genes. As there is no shortage of gay and lesbian events across the ... [Read]

Palm Springs: Lights, camera, action!

Posted by Troy Petenbrink
December 27, 2011 11:15 AM |
Long known as Hollywood’s playground, Palm Springs has announced that it will once again host several premier film festivals in 2012. Featured film festivals include the star-studded Palm Springs International Film Festival, Festival of Native Film & Culture, Arthur Lyons Film Noir Festival, Palm Springs International ShortFest and Cinema Diverse. Palm Springs will roll out the red carpet for Brad Pitt, ... [Read]

Philly offers double flower power deal

Posted by Troy Petenbrink
December 21, 2011 2:38 PM |
The Philadelphia Museum of Art and the Pennsylvania Horticultural Society are offering several ticket packages that combine the major exhibition Van Gogh Up Close (February 1 – May 6, 2012) and the Philadelphia International Flower Show (“Hawaii: Islands of Aloha”, March 4 – 11, 2012). Among the options are packaged discounted vouchers for Van Gogh Up Close and the Flower ... [Read]

Stories are swirling around a possible $20 million contribution by billionaire Sheldon Adelson to support Newt Gingrich's presidential bid. Adelson, is the chairman and chief executive officer of the Las Vegas Sands Corp., the parent company of The Venetian and The Palazzo, luxury resorts in Las Vegas.  In the Human Rights Campaign Foundation's 2012 Corporate Equality Index, the Las Vegas Sands earned a ... [Read]

As a new report finds that gay couples are honeymooning at increasing numbers and prefer warm-weather destinations, the Grand Wailea, on the beautiful island of Maui, yesterday announced a big aloha for its LGBT guests. The Grand Wailea, A Waldorf Astoria Resort, will begin offering Civil Union ceremonies to its gay and lesbian guests starting Jan. 1, 2012, when Hawaii´s new ... [Read]