GayTravel Blog: Gay tragedies turned travel destinations

Since the beginning of time, death has fascinated humankind.

Unfortunately, untimely death is also very familiar to the LGBT community. In a society where death is sanitized and often left to hospitals and away from people's daily lives, death made public by tragedy enthralls people enough to make memorial sites a popular stopping point on otherwise fun-filled vacations.

Various points of tragedy have become travel destinations for the LGBT community in the craze that is dark tourism. There is no better way to pay homage to the LGBT lives that have been lost than to visit the various sites that memorialize their suffering around the world.

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