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PRIDE OF THE AMERICAS 2020: Two Continents. 35 Countries. One Love.

Gscene Editorial Team January 20, 2020

COME OUT TO FLORIDA’S LGBTQ+ CAPITAL. Hosted by Florida’s LGBTQ+ capital, the setting is the perfect backdrop to the celebrations as Greater Fort Lauderdale is home to hundreds of gay-owned and operated businesses and one of the largest concentrations of LGBT+ households in the United States

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Features

Transgender conference returns again to Greater Fort Lauderdale

James Ledward July 28, 2019

Greater Fort Lauderdale is set to welcome the Southern Comfort Transgender Conference to Florida’s most inclusive and diverse travel destination. For the fourth year running, from August 15-17, 2019, Greater Fort Lauderdale will be hosting Southern Comfort, America’s longest running transgender conference.

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Features

Fort Lauderdale celebrates ‘Flockfest’ on Sebastian Beach on June 30

James Ledward June 27, 2018

Fourth annual celebration brings together hundreds of LGBT+ attendees with Winged Floats. There is still time to jump on a plane at Gatwick and take a Norwegian Airlines flight direct to Fort Lauderdale for the Winged-Float celebration FlockFest, taking place on Sebastian Beach in Fort Lauderdale this Saturday, June 30 from 11am to 4pm.

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Arts

Inaugural Pride of the Americas Festival comes to Fort Lauderdale in 2020

James Ledward May 20, 2018

The ten-day Festival expects to attract more than 350,000 people to Fort Lauderdale and will focus on LGBT+ issues. Greater Fort Lauderdale will be the host destination for the first-ever Pride of the Americas Festival in 2020. The ten-day event, just announced at the International Gay & Lesbian Travel (IGLTA) annual conference in Toronto, will be hosted by Pride of Fort Lauderdale, presented by the Greater Fort Lauderdale Convention & Visitors Bureau and will include a parade, a beach party, arts festival, social events throughout the destination, and a human rights conference focused on LGBT+ rights. 

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Features

TRAVEL FEATURE: Fort Lauderdale – the jewel in Florida’s LGBT crown

James Ledward May 2, 2018

Affectionately referred to as the Venice of America, Fort Lauderdale is located on a network of scenic inland waterways, flanked to the east by the turquoise waters of the Atlantic ocean. It enjoys an average 3,000 hours of sunshine a year, a balmy 77º average temperature, pleasant ocean breezes, and miles upon miles of the finest sandy beaches in all of the USA.

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In The South

Applications open for IGLTA Foundation Tourism Scholarships, 2018

James Ledward September 27, 2017

The IGLTA Foundation is offering scholarships to attend the 35th Annual Global Convention of the International Gay & Lesbian Travel Association in Toronto, from May 9-12, 2018. Now in its sixth year, the Building Bridges Scholarship Program was created to support the next generation of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender tourism professionals.
 

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