Topics :: Caribbean

New Effort to Halt Spread of HIV in the Caribbean

By David McFadden | Thursday May 8, 2014
In much of the world, giving out condoms and guidance to gay, bisexual and transgender sex workers is routine. But reaching out to men who have sex with men is practically revolutionary in parts of the English-speaking Caribbean.

Senate Appoints Gay Ambassador to Dominican Republic

By Winnie McCroy | Friday Nov 15, 2013
On November 14, the U.S. Senate unanimously confirmed HRC board member and gay man James "Wally" Brewster, Jr. to be Ambassador to the Dominican Republic.

Sweet Rocks the Hard Rock Vallarta

By Heather Cassell | Friday Feb 22, 2013
Sweet Travel, a lesbian travel company with environmental awareness, heads to Mexico for a weeklong Caribbean adventure including live music, volunteer opportunities and plenty of beach time.

Small Caribbean Island Legalizes Same-Sex Marriage

By Danica Coto and Dilma Arends Geerman | Monday Dec 17, 2012
A speck of an island in the Dutch Caribbean has become increasingly popular with gay couples after legislators legalized same-sex marriages in a region still openly hostile to gays and lesbians.

Luxury LGBT Cruise to Explore the Southern Caribbean

Sunday Dec 2, 2012
With a capacity of 227 guests, the Royal Clipper offers an expansive deck, three swimming pools and a four-deck configuration where guests can mingle and explore.

Concierge Travel Announces LGBT "Friends and Family" Caribbean Cruise

Sunday Oct 7, 2012
Concierge Travel, the largest gay-owned and operated travel agency and tour operator in Texas, announced details for its first LGBT "friends and family" group cruise on a Celebrity Cruises ship.

Curaçao Hosts 8th Annual "Get Wet" Weekend

Monday Aug 27, 2012
"Get Wet" in Curaçao! In celebration of the diverse and gay friendly community, the beautiful island of Curaçao will kick off its eighth annual Get Wet Weekend of gay and straight friendly activities on September 27-30.

Curaçao Selected as Favorite Destination on About.com

Friday Apr 13, 2012
The readers have spoken! Curaçao has been selected as travelers’ Favorite Caribbean Destination in the 2012 About.com Readers’ Choice Awards and the island has its fans and friends to thank for the support.

JetBlue Adds Flights to St. Lucia - and Idyllic Oasis, Calabash Cove

Tuesday Mar 27, 2012
Starting in June, JetBlue Airways is adding more direct flights to St. Lucia from New York, making idyllic island oasis Calabash Cove Resort & Spa easier to reach than ever this summer.

2 Men Arrested on Atlantis Cruise - for Having Consensual Sex

By Carlisle Jno Baptiste | Thursday Mar 22, 2012
Two men were arrested for having sex on a gay Atlantis Cruise for having sex while on board because someone claims to have seen them. The ship was docked on the island of Dominica, where such acts are illegal.