New York State possesses a long history of presence of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender people residing in, and often being convicted in, the state. Sexual relations between persons of the same gender variously described as "sodomy", "buggery" or "sins of carnal nature" was illegal for most of the history of New York from its days as a Dutch colony through its colonization and independence from British rule as a state in the Union, until such relations were legalized by judicial action in Various organizations were established for LGBT people to advocate for rights and provide human services, the impact of which was increasingly felt at state level.
We want to speak to a wide range of voices on this website so have added an LGBTQ column to talk about travel issues that are important some of our community members. This month, Dani, one of our LGBT columnists, shares the top five lesbian travel destinations in I have told you everything you need to know about traveling as a lesbian and how to plan the perfect lesbian-friendly trip, but what about lesbian-friendly destinations?
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When it comes to a long vacation or a weekend getaway, all you need is a vacation spot where you can be free and be yourself. After all, good vacation destinations mean a place of peace and fun. You should NOT have to look over your shoulder all the time.
Lined with cute restaurants, shops, and antique stores, Cold Spring is easily accessible by train via Metro-North from Grand Central. All you need to do is get off the train and walk up or down Main Street to discover all that Cold Spring has to offer. Now that our troops can be openly LGBT, you might want to consider a tour of this historic institution as well.
Finding a resort that is actually lesbian-friendly requires a little more digging, so we took the guesswork out of your hands and compiled a list for you and your sweetie, or for the whole squad. The guesthouse is gay-owned and operated, having been in the business for over five decades. From luxurious amenities surrounding a courtyard pool with an oversized in-ground spa, lesbian travelers will find their stay both invigorating and relaxing.
Not a member yet? Log In Sign Up. When the court ruled that gays could peacefully assemble at bars, another bar, the Stonewall Innopened in Since then, many other gay and lesbian bars have opened in NYC, and they are now firmly rooted in the community.
My wife and I i'm a guy will be in NYC later this week I can't imagine needing a "straight" bar? I am just curious why you would want to exclude people like myself
For 25 years, the lesbian-owned and operated Henrietta Hudson has been a West Village staple, slinging drinks for a large and eclectic crowd. Come early for the half-priced Happy Hour drinks 4 to 7pmand come often, because every weeknight has a different theme. One of our favorite parties in NYC continues its total domination of Friday nightlife with a twice-monthly residency at Drom.