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Outgoing National Center for Lesbian Rights Executive Director Kate Kendell, right, enjoying a moment with the Human Rights Campaign’s Director of Public Education and Research Ashland Johnson, left, at the 41st annual NCLR Gala at the Palace of Fine Arts in San Francisco, May 19, 2018. Photo: NCLR
National
It was a night to party. It was a night to say goodbye. It was a night to raise a lot of money for LGBT rights. It all happened in one amazing Saturday night at the NCLR sold out 41st annual dinner gala and party at the Palace of Fine Arts in San Francisco on May 19. ...
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Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority’s new series of advertisements “Only Vegas Moments” features a women’s love story in “Now & Then,” which started airing May 22.
Travel
Just in time for summer vacation, the Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority rolled out its new “Only Vegas Moments” series of national TV ads on the four major networks — ABC, CBS, NBC and Fox — and several cable stations May 22. ...
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Ella International Lesbian Festival
International Travel
The Ella International Lesbian Festival will host Central America’s first-ever large lesbian event in Costa Rica in 2019. ...
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Hacienda Sydney’s view of the Sydney Harbor Bridge and Circular Quay in Sydney, Australia. Photo: Pullman Quay Grand Sydney Harbour/Hacienda Sydney
Travel
Perched high above Circular Quay watching the ferries depart out onto the Sydney harbor and where cruise ships drop anchor, I enjoyed a light lunch at Hacienda Sydney at the Pullman Quay Grand Sydney Harbour. ...
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Bromelia Rio Graffiti Street Art Tour
Travel
Many people wouldn’t dream of picking up their lives to move to a country where they don’t know anyone, the language, infrastructure, or politics and start a business, but that’s exactly what Lauren Quinn did. ...
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Laura Aguilar, “Plush Pony #2, 1992.” Gelatin silver print.
National
The Patricia and Phillip Frost Art Museum at Florida International University extends the East Coast premiere of critically acclaimed award-winning photographer Laura Aguilar’s “Show and Tell” exhibit through June 3 in Miami, Florida. ...
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Rounding up the cattle in Montana at the Cowgirl Up Week. Photo: Top 50 Ranches
Travel
Today’s cowgirl getaways are worlds away from the ranch I grew up on part-time in Half Moon Bay in Northern California when I was a kid. ...
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AdventureWomen in Baja/Photo: Colin Ruggiero / AdventureWomen
Travel
An award-winning women’s travel company will help mothers and daughters bond through travel with new mother-daughter trips in Baja and Iceland starting in 2019. ...
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MGM Resorts International marches with pride at Las Vegas Pride. Photo: MGM Resorts International
Travel
The big question is, “Where are all of the other queer travelers?” especially, queer women. It’s the big question Girls That Roam asks at every destination, “Where are the girls?” ...
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Bi-national spouses Elad, left background, and Andrew, right background, are fighting the U.S. State Department for U.S. citizenship for their son, Ethan, right foreground, who is in the states on an expired tourist visa, so he can be with his twin brother Aiden, left foreground, who was recognized as a U.S. citizen. Photo: Ashli Shapiro of Images of Life by Ashli
National
A Los Angeles bi-national gay couple are suing the United States State Department for denying one of their young twin sons citizenship. They are one of two bi-national couples who filed two separate cases against the department claiming discrimination. ...
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