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5 uncomfortable questions about traveling to anti-LGBT destinations

5 uncomfortable questions about traveling to anti-LGBT destinations

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Traveling as a member of the LGBT community is a radical act because the majority of the world is still grappling with the question of our legitimacy and mere existence. I have a complicated relationship with the morality of traveling to destinations that are perceived to be anti-LGBT or have clear anti-LGBT policies in place. On one hand, I’m an individual queer person but on the other hand, I bring with me thousands of internet friends when I travel somewhere. Because of my platform and my background as a professional LGBT activist, I’m forced to think through my individual travel choices in a different way than other people but I’ve come to a point in my career and interests where I will be traveling to more destinations beyond the traditional gay meccas and I wanted to share the questions I’ve been grappling with over the years in an effort […]

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