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Afterwork Paris2018 at the POD patio of LE BHV MARAIS

IGLTA, misterb&b, LE BHV MARAIS, Paris 2018 and the City of Paris hosted an afterwork networking event to celebrate the launch of the Paris2018 Limited Edition t-shirt designed by Jean Paul Gaultier. The event, held at the POD patio of LE BHV MARAIS, was also an opportunity to highlight the "Paris est fier.e" pride campaign by the City of Paris, demonstrating the city's commitment to welcoming and improving the visibility of the LGBTQ community. View photos from the event here.

The t-shirt will be on sale exclusively from 27 July to 4 August at LE BHV MARAIS, which will also host a pop-up store featuring a selection of Paris2018-branded clothing and accessories, including: Teddy coats, Panama hats, caps, mugs and sunglasses. The 10th edition of the Gay Games will be held in Paris 4-12 August, bringing together more than 10,000 athletes competing in 36 sports and 14 cultural events. Further details available at https://www.paris2018.com/.

18 Jul 2018 06:27:32 CDT

How to Get Featured in IGLTA's New LGBTQ Travel Chatbot

IGLTA has teamed up with the Paris-based startup company Hopstay to develop an LGBTQ travel chatbot to assist travelers in planning their trip. The chatbot, which is in beta version and resides within Facebook Messenger, is available on desktop, tablet or smartphone and provides LGBTQ-welcoming travel opportunities worldwide from IGLTA members in more than 80 countries. To see the IGLTA travel chatbot live, go to the IGLTA website and look for the pop up in the bottom right corner of the page or go directly to Facebook Messenger to begin exploring. Click here to find out how you can get featured in the chatbot by updating your business profile.

18 Jul 2018 06:27:32 CDT

Small business spotlight

Please join us in supporting the small business members of IGLTA, such as Pennsylvania's Lancaster Arts Hotel, which is adorned with locally made artwork and features its own art gallery with rotating exhibitions; and Villa Eden The Leading Park Retreat a five-star oasis of peace and tranquility in Italy, where you can regenerate body and mind.

18 Jul 2018 06:27:32 CDT

Making travel more accessible for all

At this year's IGLTA Convention in Toronto, Drew Cumpson presented on "Making travel more accessible," an issue he is not only passionate about, but fighting for. In 2011, Cumpson was on a humanitarian trip with some students to Lima, Peru. They were doing some social justice work—building staircases, administering immunizations, dental healthcare, working on lice campaigns.

18 Jul 2018 06:27:32 CDT

LGBTQ-oriented Axel Hotels to open 1st US location in South Beach, Florida

Axel Hotels, which focuses on the LGBTQ community, is opening its first location in the U.S. in South Beach. Axelbeach Miami will open at the former site of Hall South Beach at 1500 Collins Avenue by the end of the year, said Axel Hotels founder and president Juan Julià. It will mark the Barcelona-based company’s eighth flagged property and the only one outside Europe.

18 Jul 2018 06:27:32 CDT

What does it take to build a successful African safari business?

Booking your clients on an African safari can be life-changing for them, and for you. Very few destinations and experiences can match the wow factor of going on a safari, setting your agency apart from your competition, while offering you the opportunity for greater sales referrals. For example, Intrepid Travel's safari bookings to Africa have grown 13 percent over the last 12 months, said Megan Bailey, director of sales & customer experience, North America.

18 Jul 2018 06:27:32 CDT

Talking queer travel with Uganda's McBern Tours and Travel

The country of Uganda gets a fair amount of press in the West as one of the most homophobic countries in the world. Several years ago, the award-winning documentary, God Loves Uganda, even detailed how American fundamentalist evangelicals are trying to spread lies and intolerance for the LGBTQ community in that country. The country, like many in Africa, outlaws homosexual activity, and a 2014 law (since annulled) mandated a lifetime sentence as punishment.

18 Jul 2018 06:27:32 CDT

How a landmark ruling could pave the way for Hong Kong to be 'the best in Asia' on LGBTQ rights

Hong Kong's top court recently delivered a landmark decision to allow a spousal visa for a British lesbian woman, in what was seen by many in the city as a significant victory for the LGBTQ community. Same-sex marriage is not legal in Hong Kong, and gay expatriates who come to the city to live and work were, until now, unable to obtain dependent visas for their partners to join them.

18 Jul 2018 06:27:32 CDT

Illinois town will get its first gay pride parade — thanks to a 12-year-old

Twelve-year-old Molly Pinta attended her first gay pride event last month when she and her mom proudly marched in the inaugural Aurora Pride Parade in the Chicago suburbs. "We ... felt so amazed and wowed," Molly told NBC News. "I imagined having that in my hometown would be so cool and seeing the town supporting the community."

18 Jul 2018 06:27:32 CDT

Indonesian gay couple flogged 80 times in front of cheering crowd

Authorities flogged a gay couple more than 80 times each in Indonesia's conservative province Aceh on Friday (13 July). According to a report by ABS-CBN News, the men were part of a group of 15 who were flogged in front of a vocal crowd. Authorities punished them for having gay sex. Islamic law in the province outlaws such acts. Aceh is the only Indonesian province to enforce such Islamic law. ABS-CBN’s reporter Agence France-Presse noted the crowd grew to about 1,000 people. They were vocal during the floggings, shouting things like: "Flog them harder."

18 Jul 2018 06:27:32 CDT

Scottish leader makes history by heading up pride parade

Scottish First Minister Nicola Sturgeon – the head of government for Scotland – led Glasgow's Pride parade Saturday, becoming the first serving prime minister or first minister in the U.K. to lead any Pride event. Sturgeon, who heads the Scottish National Party, is an outspoken supporter of LGBT equality and a major critic of Donald Trump, who was visiting her country this weekend. She had no plans to meet with him.

18 Jul 2018 06:27:32 CDT

India on brink of biggest gay rights victory as Supreme Court prepares to rule on gay sex ban

India stands on the brink of the greatest breakthrough for gay rights since the country's independence, activists say, as the Supreme Court prepares to rule on whether homosexuality is illegal. While the LGBT+ rights movement has progressed in leaps and bounds across the Western world in recent decades, India remains one of a large minority of countries - around 40 percent - that still criminalizes consensual same-sex relations between adults.

18 Jul 2018 06:27:32 CDT

Bulgaria recognises rights of married lesbian couple in historic first

A Bulgarian court has backed the right of a same-sex married couple to reside in the country for the first time in a landmark ruling. The Sofia City Administrative Court ruled that the French-Australian couple should be allowed to live in Bulgaria together, reports Australian TV network SBS. Cristina Palma, from Australia, married her partner Mariama Diallo in France in 2016, having met in Sydney 15 years ago.

18 Jul 2018 06:27:32 CDT

Don't discriminate against LGBT at work, says Islamic affairs minister

Islamic Affairs Minister Datuk Mujahid Yusof Rawa stood up for the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) community today, saying there should be no discrimination against anyone at work based on their sexual orientation. His remarks follow uproar from the community over the resignation of Numan Afifi, who was an interim aide to Youth and Sports Minister Syed Saddiq Abdul Rahman.

18 Jul 2018 06:27:32 CDT

Mexico: Pride in the land of tacos and tiaras

Mexico's culture draws tens of millions of visitors every year, from its colourful Day of the Dead celebrations, to the national reverence for gastronomy that means there is something delicious to taste around almost every corner. As a Latin American country, it might not be the first place that the phrase "LGBT+ travel destination" makes spring to mind, and of course, the Catholic church exerts a conservative influence, but legislatively it's a different story.

18 Jul 2018 06:27:32 CDT

Adoption agencies could refuse same-sex couples under measure OK'd by House panel

The House Appropriations Committee passed an amendment on Wednesday that, if implemented, would allow adoption agencies to refuse gay couples based on their moral or religious beliefs. The amendment, which was introduced by GOP Rep. Robert Aderholt of Alabama, would allow child welfare providers to decline to "provide a service that conflicts with its sincerely held religious beliefs or moral convictions," according to the congressman.

18 Jul 2018 06:27:32 CDT