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Guide To Gay LA: An LGBT Resource For The Los Angeles Gay Community

A comprehensive study done by UCLA in April 2011 said there are about 9-million people in the United States who identify themselves as an LGBT which means a lesbian, gay, bisexual or trans-gender person. The Los Angeles metropolitan area has an estimated amount of homosexuals being around 2.5 million making it the world’s highest known gay population. Homosexuals will find West Hollywood as one of the most active and friendliest cities in the US. There is plenty to do with a wide assortment of LGBT bars, shops, social activities, clubs,…

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It’s a country house hotel, but not as you know it…

What do you get when you cross the man who masterminded the launch of Ace London, Chris Penn (big deal) and serial entrepreneur Chris King (big deal with £ signs on top)? A country retreat half an hour out of London that might just herald a bold and beautiful and kicky new world of hospitality. And they called it Birch (Handle.Silk.Comet). The bit in brackets is its What3words coordinates, a hint at what’s to come (more Birches!) but this first one is getting all the right tongues wagging. Which has…

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A holiday in a tree? Oh, go on then…

Is it a hotel? Is it a village? Is it a tree? Well, yes. Kind of. At Luxury Lodges’ Clowance – just one of many Luxury Lodges options available – you get all of those things and – as they say – much, much more. When you get to your… shall we call it a room even though it’s much more than that? Anyway, when you get there, around the lake and up a fantasy wooden staircase, the kind kids draw and get clever dads to do the honours, there’s…

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Edinburgh’s InterContinental The George gets a snazzy rejig (and the kilts are pretty nice too)

If there’s one combination that works really well in a hotel it’s ultra-glamorous and cheeky. Walking into the historic – 1881! – George Hotel in the heart of Edinburgh’s UNESCO World Heritage New Town, you are slapped upside the head with ultra-glamour of a traditional but totally-just-refurbed kind. The kilted doormen speak of tradition, as do the soaring Georgian proportions of the place and the marble and the floral arrangements even Elton would be proud of, but the way the staff greet you mean that stuffiness is the last thing…

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Win a trip to Pride At Sea in 2020 with Celebrity Cruises

If the idea of celebrating everything LGBTQ with a huge party on board a luxury cruiseliner sounds epic to you (and it should), then we have just the prize. To mark the final episode of GAY TIMES and Celebrity Cruises’ groundbreaking five-part series, Trailblazers, we are giving you the chance to experience Pride At Sea yourself in 2020. The 7-night cruise around the Meditteranean will make stops in Spain, France, and Italy when it sets sail next June, and you will get to experience Celebrity Cruises’ glorious new ship, Celebrity…

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Pride At Sea: Adam Rippon pays tribute to the LGBTQ activists who paved the way

What happens when you put eight leading LGBTQ creatives on a luxury cruise ship? This summer we explored some of the Mediterranean’s most beautiful destinations on one of the world’s preeminent cruise ships, Celebrity Edge. As part of a new five-part series in partnership with Celebrity Cruises – titled Trailblazers – the eight queer creatives set sail to key LGBTQ European destinations including Barcelona, Valencia, Ibiza, Nice, and Rome. For our fifth and final episode of the series, Char and Helen speak with very special guest, Olympic athlete Adam Rippon,…

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Expression: Jay Jay Revlon and Lee Gray on how they could be their authentic selves on the ship

What happens when you put eight leading LGBTQ creatives on a luxury cruise ship? This summer we explored some of the Mediterranean’s most beautiful destinations on one of the world’s preeminent cruise ships, Celebrity Edge. As part of a new five-part series in partnership with Celebrity Cruises – titled Trailblazers – the eight queer creatives set sail to key LGBTQ European destinations including Barcelona, Valencia, Ibiza, Nice, and Rome. The series culminates in the third annual Pride at Sea onboard Celebrity Edge, featuring a guest interview from Adam Rippon. In…

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Balance: Jimmy Essex and Charles on how they indulge while maintaining their healthy lifestyle

What happens when you put eight leading LGBTQ creatives on a luxury cruise ship? We found out when we followed some familiar faces onboard Celebrity Edge as they travelled around some of the Mediterranean’s most beautiful destinations this past summer. As part of a new five-part series titled Trailblazers, the eight queer creatives set sail to key LGBTQ European destinations including Barcelona, Valencia, Ibiza, Nice, and Rome. The series culminates in the third annual Pride at Sea onboard Celebrity Edge, featuring a guest interview from Adam Rippon. Like us all,…

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Exploration: Char and Helen discover new destinations on Celebrity Edge

What happens when you put eight leading LGBTQ creatives on a luxury cruise ship? We found out when we followed some familiar faces onboard Celebrity Edge as they travelled around some of the Mediterranean’s most beautiful destinations this past summer. As part of a new five-part series titled Trailblazers, the eight queer creatives set sail to key LGBTQ European destinations including Barcelona, Valencia, Ibiza, Nice, and Rome. The series culminates in the third annual Pride at Sea onboard Celebrity Edge, featuring a guest interview from Adam Rippon. Presenter Helen Scott…

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Setting sail: Riyadh and Josh meet queer creatives as they embark on Celebrity Edge

What happens when you put eight leading LGBTQ creatives on a luxury cruise ship? We found out when we followed some familiar faces onboard Celebrity Edge as they travelled around some of the Mediterranean’s most beautiful destinations this past summer. As part of a new five-part series titled Trailblazers, the eight queer creatives set sail to key LGBTQ European destinations including Barcelona, Valencia, Ibiza, Nice, and Rome. The series culminates in the third annual Pride at Sea onboard Celebrity Edge, featuring a guest interview from Adam Rippon. For broadcaster and…

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