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Lust in Lisbon: The Men of Elska Magazine

The pandemic has taught us to rethink desire. Circuit parties and crowded gay bars took a yearlong disco nap, forcing us to turn inward and seek titillation online or in print....

Is ‘Gay’ Passé? Ask Montreal’s Village People

Labels can be hurtful, but they can also be a signpost, a beacon, or a source of inclusion. For ages, we have used the word ‘gay’ to signify members of our extended queer...

Adrift on Calmer Waters: A Quiet Corner of the Caribbean Offers Planning Options

The color blue is inherently soothing. It is as though Mother Earth took note of this fact and enrobed in azul shades just to soften the stresses of her inhabitants. Humans are...

Get Your Buns in Gear!

Butts are a microcosm of life. They grow over time and they process a lot of crap, but they yearn to get off the sidelines and go where the sun DOES shine. Our collective rear...

This Queer Crossover Is Gonna Make You Sweat

You can’t spell #SafeSpace without #Ace, as in the fabulously flirty Ace Hotel. This LGBTQ+ haven was founded by gay entrepreneurs, quickly becoming a boutique party enclave...

A PARTY WITH PRECAUTIONS

Anticipation reaches fever pitch in the check-in line. The queues are long. Tickets must be verified. Cars get combed by security guards. It is a whole process. Only after the...

My, My Mykonos

Pleasure comes in waves. The Mediterranean Sea massages the soul with its undulating rhythms, and Mykonos is the maestro of queer satisfaction. Its crystal blue waters are...

Somewhere That’s Green

City folk in search of a much-needed reset may be surprised to find solace just a short drive away Rain really sets the mood. In New York state’s bucolic Catskills, a...

The Best Gay Bars in Portland

Longtime Metrosource correspondent Sebastian Fortino takes you to six of the best gay bars in Portland’s Albina, NoPo, Old Town Portland, Northeast Portland, and more. He...

Fly Smart: 9 Tips to Reduce Travel Stress on Your Body

Heavy luggage, Cramped airplane seats, dehydration, jet lag, airline food: No matter how luxurious your final destination is, all of these body stressors come with the privilege...

Le Grand Hermine Was No Pirate Ship, But Still Fascinates

Everything sounds better au francois, they say – as a case in point, consider this cherished landmark known as La Grande Hermine....

This Is How a Gay Man Discovered the Joy of Traveling Alone

Lawrence discovers the joys of going his own way when it comes to exploring the world. But he’d prefer you not call it “traveling alone.” “You’re traveling...