Queer Girl City Guide: Halifax, Nova Scotia

Halifax is a historic city with the Celtic charm expected of Nova Scotia, overflowing with arts, culture, music and bars, so many bars. As it’s the biggest city in the Maritimes region of Canada, lots of queers from across Nova Scotia, New Brunswick and PEI make the pilgrimage to our seaside city.

Queer Girl City Guide: Nashville, Tennessee

The South is notoriously friendly. It is also notoriously bigoted. In 2006, the year I moved to Nashville, an anti-marriage equality proposition passed. It felt like a slap in the face and a sign to leave. Six years later, I couldn’t be more happy that I stayed.

Queer Girl City Guide: Pensacola, FL

Pensacola is a complicated place for queers. While we play host to tens of thousands of LGBT tourists on Memorial Day weekend, everyday life is not as out and proud. Yet the community here is fairly close-knit, and many friendships span a decade or more.

Queer Girl Mini Guide: Miami, Florida

A lot has changed in Miami the last decade. Is it a new gay getaway hotspot? I took a visit, snapped a lot of photos, rode a vespa, visited a lot of restaurants and drank too much alcohol so I could find out.