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International Gay & Lesbian Travel Association announces new board members

The International Gay & Lesbian Travel Association announced today the new appointments to its 2017-2018 board of directors, a group thatcincludes LGBTQ business leaders from Canada, Colombia, the U.K. and the U.S. The new IGLTA board members are: Felipe Cardenas, Bogota – Co-Founder/CEO, Colombian LGBT Chamber of Commerce Earl Fowlkes, Washington, DC – President/CEO, Center […]

Racism is rife in the LGBT community. Gay people cannot call for equality while discriminating against others

— from The Independent by Kevin Maxwell Earlier this week, Jeremy Joseph, owner of the legendary LGBT nightclub G-A-Y, posted a comment on Facebook which surprised me for two reasons – the racial overtones of the remarks, and the numerous supportive comments from his followers that it garnered. Joseph’s outburst read to me like just […]

World AIDS Day 2016: A Recollection

— Earl Fowlkes. Jr, President/CEO I normally do not join in the chorus of organizations and leaders acknowledging World AIDS Day not because I don’t care but rather because I don’t have anything different to add to the dialogue. This year is different for me as I recently found a thank you note written from […]