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San Diego
Welcome to Sunny San Diego!
San Diego has a diverse, slightly younger LGBT community and with 300 days of sunshine, there is plenty to do outdoors. You’ll find gay bars and clubs in North Park, Hillcrest, and University Heights. Stay active while soaking in the sun and landscape strolling the hilly, palm tree-lined streets of Mission Hills or the winding sidewalks of Mission Bay Park. Rugged hills and valleys make for great hiking. San Diego borders Mexico, so bring your passport for those unexpected excursions.

Tyson Beckford Takes Over Chippendales As Celebrity Guest Host

International super model, fashion icon and actor, Tyson Beckford, takes to the Chippendales stage in Las Vegas for an unprecedented fourth engagement. After breaking box office records during his three previous appearances, Beckford returned to the award-winning #1 male revue with a sexy red carpet appearance and opening night performance and celebration on Saturday,

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Gilbert Baker

Gilbert Baker was an American artist and LGBT activist best known for creating the rainbow flag. The flag provided a defining symbol for the LGBT civil rights movement and is considered the first and most widely recognized gay symbol today.

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Melvin Boozer

Melvin “Mel” Boozer was a university professor, an activist for gay and African-American rights and the first openly gay candidate for vice president of the United States.

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Richard Burns

Movement Leader

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Lance Bass

Lance Bass is an American singer who rose to fame as a member of the pop group NSYNC, one of the best-selling boy bands of all time. NSYNC produced two Billboard No. 1 albums, “No Strings Attached” (2000) and “Celebrity” (2001), before splitting up. Bass came out as gay in a People magazine cover story in July 2006.

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James Beard

Dubbed the “Dean of American Cookery” by The New York Times in 1954, James Beard was a prominent American chef, culinary instructor and television personality. He is regarded as the first TV chef. Beard wrote 20 cookbooks and trained countless other acclaimed chefs.

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Elizabeth Birch

Elizabeth Birch is a prominent LGBT activist. From 1995 to 2004, she served as executive director of the Human Rights Campaign (HRC), the largest LGBT organization in the United States. Under her leadership, the HRC’s budget quadrupled and its membership increased more than tenfold.

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Jonathan Capehart

Jonathan T. Capehart is a Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist and a member of The Washington Post editorial board. 

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Francisco Cartagena

Francisco J. “El Jimagua” Cartagena Méndez is a Puerto Rican writer and well-known human rights activist. 

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BOO-ze!

Whether you’re throwing a “bare-bones” get together, or a wicked Halloween bash, longtime supporter of the LGBTQ community, Barefoot has a variety of spooky cocktails that are sure to please all the goblins, witches and warlocks in your crew!

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Returning Queens Announced for “Rupaul’s Drag Race All Stars”

Following the record-breaking tenth season of VH1’s “RuPaul’s Drag Race,” which just became the first show to ever win an Emmy® Award in both the Outstanding Reality-Competition Program and Outstanding Host for a Reality or Reality-Competition Program categories in the same year, VH1 has announced the queens returning to the mainstage to compete in the fourth season of “RuPaul’s Drag Race All Stars.”  

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Sandro Botticelli

Alessandro di Mariano di Vanni Filipepi, better known as Sandro Botticelli, was an esteemed painter during the early Italian Renaissance. His most famous works include “The Birth of Venus,” “The Primavera” and “The Adoration of the Magi.” 

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EXPLORE | San Diego

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EAT | San Diego

A traditionally casual beach town, San Diego's foodie scene goes from shirt and shoes required to upscale dining.

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MEET | San Diego

Grab a quick coffee with old friends, a first date, network, rally, or to talk business.

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PLAY | San Diego

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STAY | San Diego

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CONNECT | San Diego

Need assistance or looking to give back? Local charities are the heart of any community.

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WATCH | San Diego

A Vibrant ant & entertainment scene brings comedians, Broadway, and LGBT-themed productions to town year round.

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SHOP | San Diego

Neighborhood shopping, big-box retailers, and outlets provide plenty of retail therapy

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WORK | San Diego

San Diego is home to the largest concentration of military in the world. Tech and tourism keep the region thriving.

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GO | San Diego

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PREVENT | San Diego

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LIVE | San Diego

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MINGLE | San Diego

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PAMPER | San Diego

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