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Blue Moon Gay Men's Resort closing in Las Vegas

LAS VEGAS, Nevada -- Tonight marks the final night of business for the Blue Moon Gay Men's Resort in Las Vegas.

The clothing-optional resort's affable owner, John Hessling, made the announcement Tuesday night on the hotel's Facebook page:

It is with a heavy heart and great sadness that as of Wednesday October 15th, Blue Moon Resort will close it's doors for good.

Las Vegas scoring blackjack with pink tourism

LAS VEGAS, Nevada -- Sin City is going all out to lure the LGBT traveler.

A new YouTube video posted by Visit Las Vegas purports to show how gay-friendly the hotels are.

It's called "Las Vegas Commercial -- The Check Out."

And the message is:

"Las Vegas means: no assumptions, no judgment, come as you are, be who you want and do what you like. When you visit Las Vegas, we encourage you to embrace who you are at your very core. A Las Vegas vacation will push your comfort zone and create unforgettable moments."

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Rancho La Puerto cooking up culinary and cultural experience

TECATE, Baja California, Mexico -- Guest chefs, delicious food, fun activities and plenty of learning are the hallmarks of a special culinary week planned this fall at Rancho La Puerta Fitness Resort and Spa.

The unique event, scheduled from Oct. 25 to Nov. 1, is tailored for every home cook who loves food … and wants to learn new skills and recipes, and experience the rich culture and cuisine of Mexico.

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3 days in New York: A guide to the city's must-see LGBT attractions

Rich in culture and built on diversity, New York City boasts an abundance of landmarks that represent both tragic and triumphant milestones in LGBT history. Take in three days of the most inspiring sights Manhattan has to offer with an action-packed itinerary filled with pride.

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Travel: What happens at the Blue Moon Resort in Las Vegas, stays at the gay getaway

LAS VEGAS, Nevada -- What happens in Las Vegas, stays in Las Vegas, as the trademarked saying goes. And for the gay male traveler, what happens at the Blue Moon Resort in Las Vegas, stays at the Blue Moon Resort in Las Vegas.

Honey Mahogany to perform at exclusive Gay Wine Weekend soiree

ST. HELENA, California -- Gaining worldwide fame as a cast member on Season 5 of the reality TV cult phenomena "RuPaul's Drag Race," Honey Mahogany will come to Napa Valley next month for a rare cabaret performance at Raymond Vineyards as part of Gay Wine Weekend.

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Celebrate California's Wine Country at Gay Wine Weekend 2014

SONOMA, Calif. -- Out In The Vineyard will return in 2014 for a weekend of wine, celebration and fun, benefiting Face to Face, Sonoma County’s HIV/AIDS network.

Gay Wine Weekend 2014 is scheduled June 13-15 in the wine country of Northern California’s Sonoma and Napa Valleys. This area is home to some of the world’s most prestigious wine and wineries.

Participants will have the opportunity to celebrate with world class wine and culinary delights, VIP receptions, wine tasting excursions, a champagne brunch, gay wine auction, music and dancing at the luxurious Raymond Vineyard.

A Los Angeles gay landmark buttons up

WEST HOLLYWOOD, Calif. — The infamous San Vicente Inn here, long operated as a clothing-optional, men-only motel with a just-smoke-it drug policy, in many ways epitomizes this city’s past as a live-and-let-live gay ghetto.

It also sums up West Hollywood’s rapidly gentrifying, more inclusive future. A new owner, the boutique hotelier Jeff Klein, plans to spend $30 million to transform the 29-room motel into a high-end auberge. Straight people welcome.

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How TSA treats transgender travelers

Right-wing radio and media are having a fit about "special considerations" being afforded transgender travelers by the federal Transportation Security Administration.

It's really much ado about nothing: Read the official web page on the TSA website and judge for yourself:

Transgender Travel: Special Considerations

West Hollywood: The perfect SoCal "staycation"

WEST HOLLYWOOD, Calif. -- Summer is over and you still haven’t taken a vacation? Can’t afford that first class seat to Paris? Can’t get the week off you need to really explore New York City? Well, we at WEHOville suggest you do what hundreds of thousands of people from around the world do every year. Visit West Hollywood!

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