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Perhaps skiing and swimwear isn’t entirely appropriate, but who says you can't go skiing in the summer? It's quieter, cheaper and sunnier!

From balls celebrating the medicinal properties of weed to waltzs followed by ingesting tons of candy, we look at Vienna for some of the year’s most elegant and unique fancy dress events

Do you think Gay Pride is unnecessary? Zürich shows us why we need pride parades ‘now more than ever’

Oenophiles rejoice! LGBT event company Out In The Vineyard is taking a select few on the ultimate South Africa wine safari

From Fire Island to Costa Rica, let us tickle you with a roundup of the sands, decks and shores you should plan to see and be seen

We promise to not make a weak 'Brighton up your weekend' pun. Oops

All hail Conchita Wurst, but you'll never guess how these lucky London girls also became Eurovision competition winners

From Tel Aviv to Texas, San Francisco to Sitges, June has more Gay Pride parades and parties than you know what to do with... and let's not forget the pride performances by Jennifer Hudson, Tegan and Sara, Rita Ora, Steve Grand and more!

Gay-friendly vodka, meat-lovers Mecca and The Bastard… The gastronomic greatness of Malmö, in a nutshell

The 6th annual ShanghaiPRIDE festival, from 13 to 21 June, is sure to out-do last year's epic turnout with film festivals, a Pride Run and loads of love from international supporters

If photos from last year's Milkshake are anything to go by, this summer we'll be having a gay ole' time

9 Manchester bars are competing to create the best cocktail that will be served during the city’s Gay Pride Weekend in August

Come and see the line-up for the Garden of Earthly Delights, this year’s theme for Life Ball: Europe’s biggest HIV and AIDS charity event held 31 May

One of the world’s most gay-friendly nations counts castles, beach houses and chic city spaces as its coolest and most unique hotels

We knew Italy was gay, but who knew some regions are dedicating official tourism web pages for the LGBTI traveler? Things are looking up, belli and belle!

There are multiple reasons to visit New York City in May and GSN lists five

Gay Star News discovers Jersey, a British dependency in the middle of the Channel, where you can relax your nerves and try the Black Butter

Join gorgeous ‘Gothenburgers’ this summer as Queens of the Stone Age, Janelle Monae, Neneh Cherry and more take over the city’s summer festival circuit

Bruised but not beaten, Gay Star Travel editor Jean Paul Zapata shares some fashion and eating tips for the highly recommended 'world's toughest event'

Halleloo! Check out these no teeth, no shade fans of one of the most heteronormative sports gagging over Drag Race eleganza!

Filthy. Funny. Frank. Jump into the newest gay comedic drama, set in the Windy City

Further Afield, specializing in gay-friendly stays, has the perfect hotels from Europe to the US where you can pamper yourself and Fido

What's that sir? Your London room didn't come with an ocean view? You want how many cucumbers?!

Book a trip in the month of May and Detours adventure group will not only discount $100 off your trip, but will also donate $100 to your preferred charity

In our latest Around The World feature, Seth Fornea turns us on to New Orleans and gives us a few reasons to visit Brazil

Meet Planet London, the definitive guide for everything lesbian going on in The Big Smoke, especially this May and June

Take the 'Free Love and Tolerance' policy from two of Amsterdam’s biggest clubs, add a dash of liberalism, then blend with art, culture and creativity. That’s the recipe for Milkshake, Amsterdam’s ultimate dance festival

So much pride! So little time! Let’s run through the globe’s LGBTI parties taking place in May

We look at how LGBTI groups around the world are raising their voices against transphobia, homophobia in sport and homophobia for IDAHO