Recently I got to adventure with five other queers on on behalf of the Florida Keys & Key West! If you’ve never been to The Keys, the little islands off the coast of Miami, you’re missing out on some very colorful places and a truly wild time. On the outside, The Keys are a laid back stretch of beachy towns with predictable tourist traps and seaside souvenir shops, but there is a rich history of queerness just beneath the surface, as well as incredible experiences like snorkeling off Molasses Reef or watching the sunset from a catamaran.
These are stories of risk and growth, building connections and realizing when they’re ending — all the places we think are worth moving toward and the things worth returning to.
Our summer issue is a broad look at traveling around and about this whole weird place, for all the right or wrong or baffling reasons. Submissions are open until July 22nd!
New York City is a great place to be gay — and you’ll have a gay ’ol time with our guide to the city’s most notable restaurants, parties, museums, bookstores and so much more!
It’s our epic guide to some of the best places to eat, learn, walk, shop, party and be queer in Los Angeles.
I spent five days in Miami and Miami Beach, and it was not nearly enough! Here are some things I checked out and would recommend.
Welcome to Glasgow, Scotland’s biggest city! You’re going to love it.
Listen OK — the New York Times named Washington DC the Gayest City in America for a reason.
Everything’s bigger in Texas.
You shared some very thrilling stories with us on our recent Queer Travel Survey. Here are highlights of your adventures!
Two queer American expats want to tell you everything that made them fall in love “Gay Paree!”
Two of the cutest cities in the Mitten State want you to come say hello! Yes, “the mitten state.” How adorable is that?
If you’ve got 15-20 minutes to tell me how and why you travel and where you go and what you do there and how you feel about it on a few different levels, it would be so great. Note: this is not the same travel survey we told you about last week!
The second annual LGBTQ Outdoor Summit in California was full of panels, workshops, discussions, opportunities to talk to representatives from the outdoor industry — and a place for LGBT members of the outdoor community to share what it’s really like, and what’s really needed.
The Indystraddlers take you on a tour through Indianapolis!
Lying in bed, she asked why I thought she’d be into women, and I tried to explain that Indian norms are full of moments Americans consider to be flirting. “Holding hands doesn’t mean anything,” she said. “It must be so sad to not touch your friends.”
Fatventure Mag, a print and digital magazine, seeks to change the narrative about who deserves an adventurous life and who can tell stories about those adventures. The first volume is brimming with the voices of fat outdoorsy women and non-binary folks – and you have 5 days left to donate to its Kickstarter to make it a reality!
Tips and tricks to making your backcountry meals as delicious and decadent as can be, without compromising your pack weight (too much).
When I can’t travel myself, I turn to Instagram to soak up all the glorious travels of other queer women! They share glimpses of other realities and inspire me to get out of my bubble.
In and around Jamestown you can see 2000-year-old trees, llamas, an allegedly haunted B&B, and a lot of stuff that’s generally cute as fuck — it’s a great place to do the lesbian thing of taking a weekend trip with someone you’ve been dating for five days!