Results tagged “Orlando”

LGBT spring travel picks for 2014

Posted by Troy Petenbrink
March 30, 2014 9:00 AM |
  Miami Beach Photo by Phillip Pessar/Flickr Miami Beach Gay Pride is an exciting event, April 11 to 13, that features a massive beach party, a parade and festival with more than 125 LGBT-friendly vendors and businesses, exciting celebrities, musical performances, refreshments, food and a family-friendly play area.  Coming into its sixth year, the hugely successful event in 2011 attracted ... [Read]

Sixteen states and the District of Columbia now grant same-sex marriages, making LGBT honeymooners a hot commodity. With the launch yesterday of a new campaign targeting same-sex couples, Orlando, Fla., became the latest in a growing list of those seeking a piece of this potentially lucrative market. While Florida voters elected to constitutionally ban same-sex marriages and civil unions ... [Read]

The newly announced schedule of entertainers and honorees at next month's Orlando Pride is a mix of both establshed and up-and-coming LGBT icons. "We are quite ecstatic to have worked with several of our partners to bring about diversity and great talents to Orlando, not just on the day of Pride, but throughout the week. We have a little bit ... [Read]

Gay Days Orlando is booking fast

Posted by Troy Petenbrink
March 29, 2012 5:15 PM |
Mickey, Donald, Goofy and the whole Disney gang will be waiting for you at Gay Days Orlando 2012, but you might not be so lucking with a room. This year's Gay Days, May 29 to June 4, is expected to attract 150,000 participants. And rooms at the host hotel, the recently remodeled Doubletree by Hilton Orlando At SeaWorld (formerly the Doubletree Resort Orlando ... [Read]

Orlando welcomes gay service members

Posted by Troy Petenbrink
February 19, 2012 8:32 AM |
  OutServe, the association of actively-serving LGBT military personnel, has chosen Orlando as the host city for its 2012 national conference. The Second Annual OutServe International Leadership Conference will take place October 25 to 28, 2012, at the Shades of Green at Walt Disney World Resort (pictured), an Armed Forces Recreation Center. The OutServe conference is a big win for Converge Orlando ... [Read]

"Every year I've gone, I've enjoyed it," says Kenny Allen, of Arlington, Va. "There's something for everyone. From just putting on a red t-shirt and going to the Disney parks everyday to doing the parties and dancing until the sun comes up, it's all fun!"   What Allen is describing is Gay Days Orlando. He attended last year's event ... [Read]

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