While nine states passed laws banning trans youth from participating in team sports this year, adult sports are doubling down on LGBTQI inclusion. To date, there are over 200 road races - including some of the most competitive marathons - that allow nonbinary runners. Read on for a list of US and international marathons that accept nonbinary runners to add to your LGBTQ travel plans, plus some context. on why inclusion of nonbinary athletes is so important.
Queer Adventurers is looking for 1,000 to 1,500 word personal essays on the theme of Shelter. Specifically, we're looking to hear a first-person story that happened to you about a time you found shelter in the outdoors
Anti-trans and anti-queer legislation is on the rise across the country, and it's leading some queer families to leave homes they love. LGBTQIA folks want to be themselves in the world, and they need to know how much of themselves they can be when they travel. These new laws make LGBTQ+ safety an everyday issue by criminalizing our existences and stripping away choices we make to be ourselves.
The travel industry does LGBTQ travelers a disservice by focusing exclusively on safety when they market to us.By sharing data and anecdotes about our experiences, we can help the travel and hospitality industries do a better job of meeting us where we are instead of force-feeding us the same standard lines about safety.
This Pride Month, we're shining a light on the outdoor brands that support the queer community all year round, rather than those that come after our pink dollars only during June!