Events

Hard Rock opens in Palm Springs
By October 26, 2013 Read More →

Hard Rock opens in Palm Springs

In “gay friendly” Palm Springs, Hard Rock International recently opened its latest venture. With a total of 174 venues in 54 countries, including 138 cafes, 17 hotels and 7 casinos, Hard Rock International (HRI) is one of the most globally recognized companies. Hard Rock Hotel Palm Springs is a luxury 163-room resort located in the […]

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Zenbiz Trippin Travel Mixer
By October 16, 2013 Read More →

Zenbiz Trippin Travel Mixer

Barbara Harris – Kier Matthews- Europe Express, Jeanne Parnell, Denella R’ichard – Norwegian Cruise Lines, Laurence Pinckney – Zenbiz Travel – Toni Isreal – Walker International Communications Group -Photo by Julius D.C. Bryant/CEO-Founder   Last September, Zenbiz Travel held The Zenbiz Trippin Travel Mixer. GBMNews was in attendance. Many fellow friends and acquaintances were in attendance. […]

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Getting to Know the Black Lesbian Traveler
By April 24, 2013 Read More →

Getting to Know the Black Lesbian Traveler

They say the single worse question you could ask a woman next to how much she weighs, is her age. But asking this question (and others) of the Black lesbian traveler is critical to catering to this often overlooked and untapped audience of jetsetters. By Kimberley K. McLeod, Founder, ELIXHER Magazine Who is the Black […]

LGBT Travel Market Biggest Ever, New Report Says
By January 18, 2013 Read More →

LGBT Travel Market Biggest Ever, New Report Says

LGBT travelers remain a growing and lucrative market despite tough economic times, a new report says. By Trudy Ring LGBT travelers are a more valuable market than ever, says a new report from marketing firm Out Now Global. The report, released Wednesday at the World Travel Market, an industry event in London, puts the potential […]

Jet Magazine To Feature Its First-Ever Gay Wedding
By December 6, 2012 Read More →

Jet Magazine To Feature Its First-Ever Gay Wedding

Weekly Covered Lesbian Wedding In 2011, Dec. 10 Issue Will Depict NAACP Leader’s Marriage By Nathan James Jet Magazine, the iconic black weekly, will reach another milestone next week with its coverage of a black, gay wedding.  The publication, which has a longtime, faithful readership of about 7 million, will feature the August marriage of […]

Detroit: Comedienne “Coco”returns to host KICK’s 10th Annual Gala
By December 1, 2012 Read More →

Detroit: Comedienne “Coco”returns to host KICK’s 10th Annual Gala

DETROIT, MI – Radio and television personality Coco hosts “Holiday In December” on Saturday, December 8th in Magical Black and Rainbow. Holiday In December is both a fundraiser and holiday celebration of our family, friends and community. This annual event provides funds for the following free programs: The Health & Wellness Expo, The Professional Development […]

Fitness Male Model Competition, this weekend in Los Angeles
By October 4, 2012 Read More →

Fitness Male Model Competition, this weekend in Los Angeles

Protein shake or double cheeseburger? The choice is no sweat, depending on the person answering. Sydney “Flex” Porter, founder of Body Boyz United, prefers protein shakes. If you’re planning to attend one of his events, he expects you not to grab buns. But, if you prefer burgers to shakes you are also invited, just substitute […]

The Out NYC – New York’s new all singing, all dancing gay hotel
By March 18, 2012 Read More →

The Out NYC – New York’s new all singing, all dancing gay hotel

There are other gay-friendly hotels in New York, but The Out NYC is the city’s first ‘straight-friendly resort’, with an onsite restaurant and megaclub set to provide a much needed boost to the city’s once hedonistic gay nightlife By David Vincent There isn’t much undeveloped land in Manhattan, but in the bits that are you’ll […]

One Bangin’ House Party
By February 29, 2012 Read More →

One Bangin’ House Party

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Cape Town chases gay tourist dollars
By February 13, 2012 Read More →

Cape Town chases gay tourist dollars

CAPE TOWN — Perfectly sculpted bodies lie poolside at The Glen, a guesthouse that’s the first listing on the Pink Map to Cape Town, handed out at the airport for the 225,000 gay tourists who visit every year. Gay culture has flourished since the fall of apartheid, which harshly penalised homosexuality, as South Africa enshrined […]