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Pride Journey: Grand Rapids/Saugatuck

Travel
For the past few years, I’ve heard about a small town in Michigan known for its LGBTQ friendliness and charm, but it wasn’t until recently that I had ...
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More Than Just the Arch – Taking Pride in St. Louis

National Travel
The last time I was in St. Louis I was still in my 20s, and I had the energy to party all night. After many shameless social media ...
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Pride Journey: A Visit to Indiana’s Bustling Bloomington

Travel
Bloomington, Indiana is one of the most welcoming and gay-friendly small cities I have ever traveled to, partially due to Indiana University and the LGBT initiatives they have implemented over the past few decades. ...
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Phoenix is Anything But Boring: Visiting the Desert During Pride

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Travel
The last time I was in the Phoenix area was 2005, so when I was offered a chance to visit the city again, I jumped at the opportunity, especially since this trip would coincide with Phoenix Pride. ...
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Pride Journey: Provincetown/Cape Cod

Travel
The more time I spent in P-Town, the more I began to realize why people are in love with this destination. You feel like you’re in a gay oasis a million miles away from the rest of society and free to do whatever you want, without judgement. ...
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