This Summer’s LGBT Travel Contests


By Alex Temblador With the marriage equality decision, we are starting to see more companies focusing on LGBT travel. It is estimated that due to the marriage equality decision, LGBT tourism will bring in $4.25 billion over the next three years. One of the best ways that travel companies are focusing on LGBT travel is […]

Dude Ranch: Tanque Verde Inclusive To All


By Brandy Black I’ve never been to a Dude Ranch before but I really wanted our children to get out of the city and experience ranch life so we ventured to Tanque Verde Ranch in Tucson, Arizona.  I had no idea what to expect accept for extremely hot weather in the dead of summer. The […]

Video: Lesbian Moms And Their Getaway Without The Kids

Brandy Black and Susan Howard

By Brandy Black I dread flying on planes without the kids, I worry about the possibilities of something happening to both Susan and I.  We found a solution to air travel without the children, it may sound crazy but it certainly gave me peace of mind.

How to Start Planning Your Family Vacation Now

Planning a family vacation

By Alexandra Temblador A vacation. You know you want to take one this year, and if you have kids, you better believe they will be asking about the family trip soon. The average cost for a family of four’s vacation is about $4,500 so if you want a hassle-free and affordable vacation for you and […]

Sonoma To Host Big Gay Wine Weekend 2015

Sonoma Wine Weekend

Out in the Vineyard’s Big Gay Wine Weekend 2015 is coming and The Seattle Lesbian has the details to keep you informed! Big Gay Wine Weekend 2015 will feature a TWILIGHT T-Dance and is dubbed by producers a “Weekend of Wine & Celebration, benefiting Face to Face, Sonoma County AIDS Network.” This year will feature new winemaker […]

Global Volunteers Launches LGBT Travel Program

Global Volunteers

Global Volunteers, a private, non-profit organization partnering with local leaders in communities around the world to provide crucial services with the aid of short-term “volunteer vacationers,” has launched International LGBT Volunteer Vacations and People-to-People Programs. These ground breaking programs will engage lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) people in meaningful short-term exchanges with local partners worldwide.  […]

Now Pre-Boarding: Traveling with Small Children

Trey from Matt and Trey Adopt working his first flight as a Captain in 2008.

By Trey Darnell   Air travel is stressful, emotional, and exhausting -and that’s just when traveling alone.  Add a child, diaper bag, stroller, car seat, and blanky and you begin to question humanity, Dora the Explorer, and why you ever left the house.  We are on our journey to grow our family through adoption, so […]

Family Travel to Big Bear


By Brandy Black It’s a family tradition to see snow around the holidays. Typically we’ll drive somewhere for the day but this year we decided to get a cabin in Big Bear, CA at Christmas.  This turned out to be a great destination for our family because it’s only 2 hours away from Los Angeles, […]