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Costa Rica president signs law advocates believe key to same-sex unions
The Tico Times
The law could pave the way for gay unions in Costa Rica, but Christian conservative legislators already are planning to counter it.
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Bermuda Senate approves bill prohibiting discrimination against gays
LGBTQ Nation
Bermuda has passed legislation that will outlaw discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation.
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A look at Brazil's booming (yet closeted) multibillion 'pink dollar' gay market
Forbes
If the gay and lesbian community in Brazil can thank Marco Feliciano for anything, it might be that the outspoken Brazilian evangelical preacher, who's also a lawmaker, has shown how big and important the LGBT market is in the South American nation.
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Gay marriage rulings pave way for travel promotion
Orlando Sentinel
The recent U.S. Supreme Court rulings on gay marriage have hotels seeking to court what is likely to become a burgeoning gay wedding market, especially in California, according to a report by Hotel Magazine.
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No weddings on day gay marriage comes to Colombia
Gay Star News
Couples were left in confusion in Colombia on the day legal gay marriage was supposed to come into force, following the country's Constitutional Court's previous ruling.
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Russia: Gay travelers warned to stay away
Examiner.com
Following passage last month of a law banning "propaganda of non-traditional sexual relations," Russia's President Vladimir Putin just signed a bill that prohibits adoption by same-sex foreign couples whose homeland recognizes their union as marriage.
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Obama urges gay rights in Africa during trip to Senegal
BBC News
U.S. President Barack Obama has called on African governments to give gay people equal rights by decriminalizing homosexual acts.
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With online reviews critical to travelers, marketers adjust their approach
eMarketer
Travelers have always relied heavily on recommendations for trip inspiration and planning, and online review sites have made peer commentary much more visible and accessible.
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A right to marriage
The Jerusalem Post
Why rights for one minority, but not for the other? "One of Israel's major failures is denying gay couples the ability to marry," Jonathan Danilowitz writes.
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The rise of the big, unnecessary, crazy, travel adventure
CNN
With international travel being cheap, easy and fairly common, a new and more epic trend is emerging: The big, unnecessary, crazy, travel adventure.
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What every company needs to know about Instagram video
Fast Company
Hot on the heels of Twitter-owned video app Vine's phenomenal success comes Instagram's latest announcement that video is being introduced to its platform.
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Gay resort recognized for its place in history
The Associated Press via The Sacramento Bee
Decades before the 1969 Stonewall riots in New York City, lesbians and gay men were living freely and openly in a place called Cherry Grove.
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Travel industry stands at big data crossroads
Travel Industry Wire
Big data has the potential to transform how travel companies deliver services to travelers, according to a major independent global study.
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TRENDING ARTICLES
Missed last week's issue? See which articles your colleagues read most.

    Same-sex weddings expected to give California an economic gift (Los Angeles Times)
The best gay-friendly travel in Spain and Latin America (Latina)
Travel industry leaps to lure gay newlyweds: 12 good honeymoon spots (Los Angeles Times)
Gay and lesbian cruises (USA Today)
Travel: Malmö, Sweden's newest gay-friendly city (So So Gay)
Commercials with gay emphasis moving to mainstream media (The New York Times)

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