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Hanoi will host its signature LGBTI pride bicycle ride 3 August for the third year in a row and organizers are hoping to see double the number of participants this year

UK city prepares for pride celebrations as special wristbands go on sale for their legendary street celebrations at the heart of the weekend

Two years ago police tried to shut down the Gay Pride parade. Will the 2014 event go down without a hitch?

Florida doesn’t recognize any form of same-sex unions. Fort Lauderdale wants to change that

From glass-walled showers to panoramic views overlooking the harbor, Barcelona has no shortage of places to see and be seen

Heat up this winter with LGBT cruises to Latin America, the Caribbean, the South Pacific and Europe

In order to ‘keep up with the competition’, Atlantic City’s openly gay mayor Don Guardian is trying to reclaim a gay-friendly image

Belgraves, a Thompson Hotel, in London inspires us to ditch thrifty at-home shenanigans and how to do a proper date, day out or dinner that will impress the pants off anyone

Who knew you could get the beauty of Holland’s windmills, the aroma of France’s lavender fields and a view of the ocean-version of the prehistoric Stonehenge, just two hours train ride from London?

Do you dream of Turkey's cool buildings, amazing beaches and hot oil wrestling? The country voted as the world’s most popular destination by TripAdvisor readers is changing its visa entry rules starting 1 January 2015

‘Clearly I need to hit the gym more, because I’m winded... after 100 steps’

Poor exchange rates and fees could mean you’re losing out when you send money back home

From Marseilles to Miami, Porto to Provincetown, here’s a growing and ever-changing list of what’s going on in the world of LGBTI parties this month

Slip alongside ‘water unicorns’, watch polar bear cubs emerge in the world for the first time, join 300 elephants at a watering hole, or see a real-life march of the penguins

What you are about to see isn’t a real-life rendition of Disney’s Frozen. It’s the ICEHOTEL built in Sweden, a nature experience unlike any other

This two-day luxury cruise sets sail in August, the same month as Viet Pride, and is hailed as the first gay cruise to tour the stunning waters and rock formations of the UNESCO World Heritage Site

In a country with 'secret' anti-gay conversion therapy clinics and few legal protections for LGBTI individuals, activists and allies took to the streets this weekend to show their pride and demand equal rights

Prepare to gird your loins against resident drag queen Mataina, and move your body to the bossa nova and chill-out sounds of DJ James Munich at one of Europe’s most happening LGBT festivals

Come to New York to learn about the start of the modern gay freedom movement and LGBTI artists
 

As Gay Star News heads to Barcelona for Gay Pride this weekend, we brush up on our Spanish skills, to be used anywhere in the world

Just in time for some of the world’s biggest Gay Pride festivals around the world, Heineken features six real couples on its Instagram account for its #LikeForLove campaign

Gay Star News will be live streaming the London Gay Pride parade from a terrace party overlooking Oxford Street, featuring free food, art shows and live musical performances

An estimated 125,000 people are expected to descend on St Pete Pride from 27 to 29 June to join the sunset Pride parade, block party and family-friendly street fest

Former girlfriend of Brad Pitt and Simon Cowell, Sinitta will re-launch her singing career by performing her latest single at London Gay Pride on 28 June

A Florida HIV group that benefits from White Party Miami sales is disappointed Gay Days Fort Lauderdale has been scheduled for the same Thanksgiving weekend

#raisethepride by tweeting a positive message to Toronto World Pride

Coming to the Big Smoke for Gay Pride or for the free museums? Consider our round up of London hotels, from great value to the best city views

From an alcoholic ice tea to a peanut butter and jam dessert, London's annual food extravaganza left us with a watering mouth and a delicious buzz

As the world focuses on the south of France for the Spandex-filled cycling competition, a local gay guesthouse has some freeing options to stop and smell the vineyards