One website found fares from Newark to San Francisco, departing the Wednesday before Thanksgiving and returning the Sunday after, for over $600 round-trip including taxes. Two days later, seats could be had for $389 round-trip with taxes.
The "TripOut Gay Travel Awards" honor the destinations and travel services that deserve such unique titles as "Sexiest Place on Earth," "Best Breakout Destination," "Ultimate Luxury Hotel" and "Best Gay Bar in the World" for the gay and lesbian community.
To celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Broadway premiere of The Sound of Music, Masterworks Broadway has restored the original cast recording in a new edition that features three unusual bonus tracks, extensive liner notes about the show's history by Bert Fink of the Rodgers & Hammerstein Organization, and rarely seen photos of the recording sessions,
SkyWest employee Gilbert Caldwell works at Palm Springs International Airport and married his partner of 34 years last year. SkyWest maintains a discriminatory travel benefits policy for gay and lesbian employees on SkyWest-operated Delta Connection flights that forces Caldwell to pay a fare for his spouse under a "companion" program designed for friends.
In yet another sign that Glee has gone from smash comedy hit to cultural phenomenon, the cast's rendition of Journey's "Don't Stop Believin'" has just been certified Gold for digital sales in excess of 500,000 downloads.