Same-sex sexual activity became legal in the state after the U. Supreme Court's decision in Lawrence v. Texas on June 26,and same-sex marriage has been legal in the state since January 6,
By Andrew Collins. Any beach in Florida is a good beach, arguably, but there's one that's especially popular among the LGBT community. Sunset Beach, Florida, has long been dubbed "the gay beach" by locals.
Pete Beach and Sarasota, here are some of best gay beaches in Florida. Just look for the rainbow flags flying amid the rental chairs and lifeguard stations. Along South Roosevelt Boulevard.
Oddly, the Keys are not known for great beaches, and Smathers is a bit unusual as Keys beaches tend to be small and a far cry from the sugar sand beaches of the panhandle, but Smathers is a 2-mile strip with something for everyone. The pristine white beach is among the best in South Florida, but only part of the mile-and-a-half stretch is set aside for those who prefer to sunbathe unclothed. The entire beach is protected by lifeguards, and it also offers a host of amenities including various shaded picnic facilities, beautifully landscaped sand dunes, and concession stands.
Gay beaches are a popular vacation destination—and not just for LGBT travelers. And while there are gay-friendly seasides all across the globe, several rise to the top—whether because of their sheer beauty, their unique character or the crowd they draw. Mostly popular with men, it's close to the bars, restaurants and nightclubs of Wilton Manors, as well as a plethora of gay hotels and resorts.
Miami Beach Pride is a week long celebration featuring special events, social mixers, dance events, a VIP galaan incredible two-day festival and Pride Parade. For more than 11 years, Miami Beach Pride has brought together members of the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community, along with friends, allies and supporters, in celebration of the unique spirit and culture of the LGBTQ community. At Miami Beach PrideEmily Estefan took thousands of us out of this world as one of our headliners!
Florida's fantastic beaches welcome all, but some are friendlier than others to the LGBT community. Pete Beach and Sarasota, here are some of Sunshine State's best gay-friendly beaches. Just look for the rainbow flags flying amid the rental chairs and lifeguard stations. The most popular gay beach in Miami, it's mostly a hangout for men, but you'll also find lesbians and straights soaking up the sun with locals.
By Andrew Collins. With a sunny and stunning location in South Florida fringed by sandy beaches, Fort Lauderdale and the adjacent inland community of Wilton Manors rank among the world's most desirable tropical gay vacation destinations. This largest city in Broward County, just a minute drive north of Miami and the same distance south of Palm Beachhas steadily evolved from a relatively lesser-known gay getaway in the early s into a favorite place among gays and lesbians for both quick winter getaways and longer seasonal stays.