Troy Petenbrink: 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 -

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 Na

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 (&ldquo

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 c

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 As

Gay travelers in the U.S. have increased their travel in the last year, compared to the year before. That is one the key findings in the 16th Annual Gay & Lesbian Tourism Study released this week by Community Marketing, Inc. The ne

"INNdulging" in Palm Springs

Posted by Troy Petenbrink
December 12, 2011 9:41 AM |
Rated one of the top gay male resorts in Palm Springs, Cal. and the U.S., INNdulge is offering rooms through the end of December 2011 and in January 2012 starting at just $99 for a weekday night and $129 for a weekend night. INNdulge has 24 rooms and

Released yesterday, the Human Rights Campaign's 2012 Corporate Equality Index chronicles the remarkable advances that have taken place on behalf of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender equality in the workplace since 2002. The CEI rates companies o

Mummies in Richmond

Posted by Troy Petenbrink
December 8, 2011 9:26 AM |
No, it's not a new SyFy movie. There really are mummies in Richmond, Va. As a matter of fact, the mummified remains of Nesperennub, a temple priest who lived 3,000 years ago, is the centerpiece of an exclusive U.S. presentation of a ma

The pop of a Champagne cork might sound the same no matter where you are doing New Years Eve but not all destinations are created equal.  Here are Elsewhere's top three LGBT-friendly picks for celebrating the arrival of 2012: New York City -- T

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