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JUNE2013

Vol. 7 | Issue 9 | photos/graphics: Tim Thomas

THE PREMIERE GLBT ENTERTAINMENT MAGAZINE | WWW.WHATSHAPPENINGMAGAZINE.COM


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A NOTE FROM THE PUBLISHERS

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WHAT’S DISNEY WITHOUT A LTITTLE FAIRY DUST?

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n another blink of an eye and shake of a lamb’s tail, it's time again for Central Florida to open it’s arms to the ENTIRE world and welcome GLBT visitors during our annual Gay Celebrations at the Magic Kingdom. But, let’s not forget the many incredible, EPIC parties that will be taking place all around the city as well. Make sure to check out this SPECIAL EDITION and use it as a ready reference guide to enjoy all the festivities that will be taking place at the beginning of the month. Many years ago, when we first started WHM, our beloved friend and local thespian Michael Wanzie (an exDisney employee and organizer of the 1st demonstration within the wall’s of the Mouse’s House) explained to us how and why the first Gay Days started. In a nutshell, several of the theme park’s employees wanted to visit the happiest place on Earth as a group and decided to wear red t-shirts to designate that they were GAY employees of the theme park. For the first couple of reunions, the numbers were just handfuls, but as years passed, the momentum grew into the week long event that it has evolved into. Yes, it is great that this happy event allows us to party around pools sponsored by Budlight listening to the hottest beats in contemporary dance music as we slam down Vodka cocktails (at noon) with the hope they or the pool will keep us hydrated; but let’s not forget where this gathering of roots were stemmed from – it was a show of solidarity and a demonstration of strength of numbers so that theme park employees could impress just how plentiful and important they were to the company they worked for. The message was sent loud and clear and I believe that we have these brave pioneers to thank for all the progressive benefits that are enjoyed by GLBT Disney employees today! So, the next time that you see Michael Wanzie give him a hug and say “thank you” and then you can yell at him for any other reason he may have pissed you off. Of course, the closest thing that many of our younger readers can associate this to is our strive towards Marriage Equality that is going on right now in the Supreme Court. It is important that all of us continue to make the right to marry PRIORITY ONE if we ever want to be seen as anything more than 2nd-class citizens in our own country. Which finally brings us to the reason that we choose the story of Snow White as our theme for this years Special Gay Disney Edition. Tim Thomas, our amazing friend, graphic artist, talented photographer and MODEL (Tim is the Prince that offers Snow his true loves kiss), thrilled us with this new photo-essay of our favorite Grimm’s Fairytales. We thought it would be appropriate for this particular story to be featured because in our opinion it is one of the original ones that had us all believing that “some day our Prince would come....” and we would be able to start planning the June weddings that we all at one point or another have fantasized about. Thank you to all the models (you know who you are Dwarves), but especially Ginger Minj, Jimmy and the Minx! Without friends like these bringing our visions to life, there is no way we could enjoy our personal happily ever afters... Hmmm, that seems to be a recurrent theme in this article. Dontchathink? HAPPY GAY DAYS Y’ALL! Peter Aguas & Frank Garcia OWNERS/PUBLISHERS OF WHM


CONTENTS 8

PUBLISHER’S NOTE

What’s Disney Without A Little Fairy Dust? 8

14 TRANNY TALES

By Danielle Hunter 18

SNOW WHITE & THE 7 DWARVES

By Tim Thomas

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29 KYLE’S BED & BREAKFAST

By Greg Fox 29

30 WE PARTY HARD

By Nick Disanti 32

JUNE CENTERFOLD

Pull-Out Calender

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Miniature Fashion Doll Couture

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STRAIGHT GIRL IN A GAY WORLD

By Karen Brown 56 TRAVEL SMART MARK

By Mark Coones 56

Our mission at What’s Happening Magazine is to create a publication that helps unite our GLBT community. By becoming a voice in the community, we will create opportunity and security for gay and gay friendly businesses. PUBLISHERS Peter Aguas & Francisco Garcia

EDITOR Kiernan Kelly

Contributors: Danielle Hunter, Mark Coones, Tim Thomas Karen Brown, Greg Fox, Nick Disanti and M.K. Black

W HAT ' S HAPPENING MAGAZINE C/O AguasGarciaGroup P.O. Box 52434, Sarasota, FL 34232 | 407.690.0809 Email: info@WhatsHappeningMagazine.com WHM is Distributed Statewide throughout Florida, Savannah, Atlanta and New Orleans.

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Monthly Ad submission deadline for JULY 2013 Edition is JUNE 15, 2013.


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n one of my favorite movies of all time (a classic at this point really that was way ahead of it’s time) Patrick Swayze, John Leguizamo and Wesley Snipes played 2 Drag Queen Pageant winners and their protogé Drag Princess in To Wong Foo, Thanks For Everything! Julie Newmar. After winning the preliminaries, they decide to take a road trip in a beat-up Cadillac convertible (because afterall STYLE trumps SUBSTANCE) in order to afford to bring their “little latin boy in a dress” drag daughter from NYC to the “Most Beautiful Drag Queen In The World Contest” that was to be held in California. Along they way they become stranded in a mid-western rural small town filled with many interesting characters in dire need of a little magic in their lives. While there, they discover many things about themselves, each other, intolerance, bigotry and the kindness of strangers. Because it is our innate nature as GLBT people, we have a tendency to root for the underdogs in life and try to help them succeed with the lesson that we’ve learned as the “less then chosen children of God”. In To Wong Foo, the ladies decided to help several of the local towns people get over their personal problems. Some of them involved self-esteem issues, others have domestic abuse issues and finally their are the matters of the heart. All of which, gays have a PHD in or at least some advice learned from experience gathered the hard way. Like most, feel-good movies (produced and distributed by Universal Studios), this one ends on an upbeat that I won’t spoil for you. But, my favorite scene of the movie comes midway through when the ‘gurls’ look down upon all the townspeople that they’ve helped and begin to sway like a girl group from the 60’s as they sigh,”Sometimes it just takes a fairy....” And, I believe in my heart that is true. A higher power put us on this Earth to tackle the jobs that we as gay people are sensitive to and are more sympathetic towards than our straight brothers and sisters. In the Cherokee religion it is considered a blessing to have a gay son or daughter. When a child comes out as homosexual to their parents the entire family rejoices and spreads the news to their neighbors as fast as they can (quite the opposite from most of our experiences). They are immediately elevated to the level of elder within their community and their training towards leadership begins. It is because they are gay that they are tasked with caring for the entire tribe. It is said that they are the soothsayers, healers, story tellers and shamans because they inhabit the spirit of both Father Sun and Mother Moon. Even some of their most sacred religious ceremonies can only be performed by the Agehyujas amongst their people (gay in Cherokee). I believe that as GLBT people we ARE endowed with a touch a MAGIC and what better way to celebrate that than to come together and celebrate during Disney Worlds annual week long celebration in honor of Gay PRIDE month. What better way to appriecite all our gifts and be thankful for the ones yet to be bestowed on us (ahem...cough... EQUALITY...cough). So, if you are coming to Central Florida this month to party and carry on, pack a little extra fairy dust in your backpack. You never know what good you’ll be able to do for your fellow man or wo-man. photo: Julie Milford


S N O W WHITE & T H E 7 D WA R V E S

"Looking Glass, Looking Glass, on the wall, who in this land is the fairest of all?" The Looking Glass answered, "Thou, o Lady Queen, art the fairest of all." Then she was satisfied, for she knew that the Looking Glass spoke the truth. But, Snow White was growing up, and grew more and more beautiful, and when she was seven years old she was as beautiful as the day, and more beautiful than the Lady Queen herself. And, once when the Lady Queen asked her Looking Glass, "Looking Glass, Looking Glass, on the wall, who in this land is the fairest of all?" It answered, "Thou art fairer than all who are here, Lady Queen. But more beautiful still is Snow White, as I ween."

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HARD “Spain has become the party capital of the world,” proclaims Ed Suñer, the designer behind popular Spanish swimwear brand ADDICTED. “Spanish parties exude sex. They feature superior quality production. They are grand and spectacular. This summer’s swimwear collection are a reflection of that magic,” he says. The collections are a nod to the thriving festival scene of Spain: those elaborate, over-the-top super euro parties that have invaded the USA in recent years. Orlando will get a taste of it this month when Spain’s hottest export – the We Party – soaks up One Magical Weekend on Saturday, June 1. WE PARTY: WASH will take place at Disney’s Epcot World Showplace and promises to be the biggest Saturday night main event ever. Originally scheduled for Sunday, the event was moved to Saturday night following WE PARTY’S sold-out FORMULA party at Miami’s Winter Party in March. “Revelers wanted an even bigger event,” says Tom Christ and Billy Looper of One Magical Weekend,“and we wanted to give it to them.” As it did in Miami, the Orlando event will feature the incredibly elaborate stage production MASTERBEAT and the WE PARTY brand are world famous for, including steamy international dancers, a thundering 6 point line array concert sound system, 3D LED visual walls, and lasers. Additionally, WE PARTY’S own resident DJ Manuel de Diego will return to man the decks. WASH is the latest of WE PARTY’S whimsical themes; meant to inspire revelers to wash their worries away and experience a new world of sudsy fun. What better way to soak in the beats then rockin’ Spanish brand swimwear ADDICTED? ADDICTED is the bit more risqué brand, for guys who want a little edge infused in their swim gear at affordable prices. The collection is available online at ESCollectionUSA.com.

RIPTIDE at Disney's Typhoon Lagoon Waterpark takes place Friday, May 31. WE PARTY: WASH at Epcot© World Showplace takes place Saturday, June 1. Retro-T at Epcot© takes place Sunday, June 2. Visit OneMagicalWeekend.com.

Joan Crisol photography

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INTERVIEW BY: F. GARCIA PHOTOS: DAGAMOART.COM

FLAWLESS FASHION DOLL COUTURE

WHM: Do you design clothing for people or just for dolls? DA: I originally started my education and career designing for people. But unfortunatly, working within the fashion industry as an apprentice had too many constrictions for me to realize my own vision. So, I switched to dolls. I guess you can say I like to be free as a bird when it comes to designing my collection, and the dolls don’t offer much resistance. WHM: Do you have classical training in design or are you self-taught? DA: Yes, I studied classically in the Fashion Institute for 4 year’s. Plus, I have years of experience in technical drawing, clothing construction and pattern making. But, I probably picked up my love of sewing from my grandmother. She could make anything from a outfit to curtains and never took a single sewing class. WHM: Your attention to detail is amazing. Do you normally design one-of-a-kind dolls or do you sometimes do limited editions? DA: I wish I made more limited editions but I have so many creative ideas in my head that before I even finish one doll I’m already working on the next. The most fascinating part for me is the design stage, not the production. WHM: You mostly use Integrity dolls as your models in your fashions. Why are you drawn to them in particular? DA: Yes, I absolutely adore Integrity Toys dolls! I am especially attracted to the Fashion Royalty and the FR2 collections. I think the main reason that I love them is the size. These dolls 12” tall and have very realistic proportions and range of articulation. Sure, it would be easier for me to design for a larger doll like the FR:16, but I find that being able to design in 1/16” scale is truly an artform because one has to be extremely accurate with the fit, design and execution of the garment. I love that challenge. WHM: Your accessories are so amazing. Do you make those as well? DA: I design and make everything myself from the shoes, to the bags and even the jewelry.

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n other US cities, gays TOP the socio-economic food chain. Orlando’s more on the BOTTOM! When Walt Disney fairy-dusted hundreds of dairy farms, orange groves and swamps, GAYS built a Fairyland all their own. They flocked here to wear sweltering polyester costumes at The Happiest Place on Earth, eventually taking over Orlando’s entertainment, hospitality, retail and service industries! The result…puny paychecks! (STRAIGHT GIRL FUN FACT: Employees say EPCOT stands for Every Paycheck Comes On Thursday OR Experimental Polyester Costumes of Torture!) During Gay Days there’s a hot pink army of unsung heroes working behind the scenes so your only worry is whether to Speedo or not to Speedo! Here’s an exclusive look at how YOUR Gay Days experience is created and ways to show your PRIDE and APPRECIATION! DRAG QUEENS & GO-GO BOYS spend weeks preparing their outfits and acts for you. It’s up to you tip them (Money & Cocktails) take pictures with them and tag them on FaceBook! It’s the same for DJ’s and LIGHTING DESIGNERS. They don’t just play music and autopilot lights; they actually maintain the equipment and design each light flash and music mix into something special! These creative types lap up the attention like a Mass Love Cocktail! BARTENDERS have a rule that cannot be broken - Don’t be rude or cheap. Bartenders literally earn their living one dollar at a time, tip a little extra and see your service skyrocket! (STRAIGHT GIRL TIP: It’s Gay Days, don’t order humdrum Grey Goose, have them invent a fantastic libation on the fly!) BAR-BACKS are the backbone of your night out. They lug gargantuan barrels of ice through hundreds of sweaty men, sprain ankles by slipping in vomit, cut a zillion limes and wade through used cups up to their armpits. They work extra hard during GayDays so by all means, tip them.(STRAIGHT GIRL FUN FACT: My favorite bar-back is Bradley at PULSE Nightclub. He’s sort of my counterpart, Straight Guy In A Gay World. Plus, he’s cute and usually shirtless! Tip him well and tell him Straight Girl sent ya!) CLUB APPEARANCE (Sweep-Up Persons) is the Planet Unicorn (please YouTube!) of the nightclub scene as they only exist in the rainbow land of gay clubs. These domestic goddesses feed that GAY OCD gene. They sweep trash and clean restrooms, navigating the crowd with the stealth and speed of a hairless twink, mopping up spilled cocktails on the dance floor. SECURITY people don’t just throw out drunks and prevent cocaine induced sex in the stalls. I could tell you what else they do but I’d have to kill you, just trust they’re there for your safety. PARKING VALETS literally run their asses off in the Florida heat, if anyone deserves a little extra it’s these guys. (At PHouse ask for Mike, he’s a paragon of parking!) CASH and Red Bulls are the preferred gratuities for those listed above. Last, but not least, are HOTEL HOUSEKEEPERS, I’ve known some that have quit on the spot after witnessing horror show hotel rooms during Gay Days. If you smear Vaseline on the walls, wear the sheets as togas and/or clog the tub with used condoms, be prepared to PAY! Gay Days 2013 MANTRA: TAKE CARE OF THOSE WHO TAKE CARE OF YOU! And, remember – Bliss is measured by empty bottles of Wet Platinum Lube. WHY? Because if you’re not getting LAID, you’re not doing it RIGHT! CONDOMS REQUIRED! Because I said so.


GAY SOUTH FLORIDA GUIDE ■WEST PALM BEACH/LAKE WORTH FORT DIX 6205 Georgia Ave (561) 533-5355 H.G. ROOSTERS 823 Belvedere Rd (561) 832-9119 THE BAR IN LAKEWORTH 2211 N Dixie Hwy (561) 370-3954 THE LOUNGE WPB 517 Clematis Street (561) 655-9747 THE MAD HATTER 1532 N Dixie Hwy (561) 547-8860 ■BOCA RATON JOE & CRAIGS PLACE 1929 North Federal Hwy (561) 347-8044 ■WILTON MANORS ACCOMMODATIONS CABANAS GUESTHOUSE 2209 NE 26th Street (954) 564-7764 ■WILTON MANORS BILLS FILLING STATION 2209 Wilton Dr (954) 567-5978 ATOMIC NIGHTCLUB 2232-36 Wilton Dr (954) 630-3556 GEORGIE'S ALIBI 2266 Wilton Drive (954) 565-2526 NEW MOON BAR 2440 Wilton Drive (954) 563-7660 RAMROD 1508 NE 4th Ave (954) 763-8219 ROSIE'S BAR & GRILL 2449 Wilton Drive (954) 567-1320 SCANDALS SALOON 3073 NE 6th Ave (954) 565-3084 SIDELINES SPORTS BAR 2031 Wilton Dr (954) 563-8001 THE MANOR 2345 Wilton Drive (954) 626-0082 ■ACCOMMODATIONS ALCAZAR RESORT 555 North Birch Rd (888) 830-9931 ARAGON INN GUESTHOUSE 118 Fleming St (954) 537-4120 CHESTON HOUSE 520 North Birch Rd (954) 566-7950

COCONUT COVE GUESTHOUSE 3013 Granada Street (954) 523-3226 CORAL REEF GUESTHOUSE 2609 Northeast 13th Ct (954) 568-0292 ELYSIUM RESORT 552 North Birch Rd (954) 564-9601 INN LEATHER GUESTHOUSE 610 Southeast 19th Street (954) 467-1444 ROYAL PALMS 717 Breakers Avenue (954) 564-6444 SCHUBERT RESORT 855 Northeast 20th Ave (954) 763-7434 THE GRAND RESORT 539 North Birch Road (954) 630-3692

ISLAND CITY BISTRO 2037 Wilton Drive (954) 563-2266 JAVA BOYS 2230 Wilton Drive (954) 564-8828 NAKED GRAPE WINE 2039 Wilton Drive (954) 563-5631 PETER PAN DINER 1216 E Oakland Park Blvd (954) 565-7177 SIAM CUISINE 2010 Wilton Drive (954) 564-3411 SIMPLY DELISH CAFE 2287 Wilton Drive (954) 565-8646 STORKS CAFE 2505 NE 15th Ave (954) 567-3220 TROPICS RESTAURANT 2004 Wilton Drive (954) 463-4269

■BUSINESSES BALL BEACHWEAR 2252 Wilton Drive (954) 537-4120 CHIC OPTIQUE 2228 Wilton Drive (954) 567-3937 FRESH PAINT GALLERY 3499 North Dixie Hwy (954) 297-2691 GAYMART 2228 Wilton Drive (954) 630-0360 ISLAND CITY FITNESS 2270 Wilton Drive (954) 318-3900 ROCK HARD ADULT 2301 Wilton Drive (954) 318-7625 TO THE MOON 2205 Wilton Drive (954) 564-2987 VERTIGO SALON 2420 Wilton Drive (954) 530-0946

■FT LAUDERDALE THE BOARDWALK 1721 N. Andrews Ave (954) 463-6969 CORNER PUB BAR 1915 N Andrews Ave (954) 564-7335 CUBBY HOLE 823 N Federal Hwy (954) 728-9001 DUDE'S 3270 NE 33rd St (954) 568-7777 J’S BAR 2780 David Blvd (954) 581-8400 JOHNNY'SBAR 1116 West Broward Blvd (954) 522-5931 MONA'S LOUNGE 502 East Sunrise Blvd (954) 525-6662 MONKEY BUSINESS 2740 N. Andrews Ave (954) 565-3550 PJ’S CORNER POCKET 1208 NE 4th Ave (954) 533-0257 321SLAMMERS 321 Sunrise Blvd (954) 524-2625 SMARTY PANTS 3038 North Federal Hwy (954) 561-1724 THE STABLE 205 E. Oakland Park Blvd (954) 565-4506 DEPOT CABANA BAR 235 North Federal Hwy (954) 537-7076 TORPEDO BAR 2829 West Broward Blvd (954) 587-2500

■RESTAURANTS BEEFCAKES GRILL 1721 N. Andrews Ave (954) 463-6969 COURTYARD CAFE 2211 Wilton Drive (954) 563-2499 DARPUR ASIAN TAPAS & LOUNGE 1620 N Federal Hwy (954) 709-1092 GALANGA THAI 2389 Wilton Drive (954) 202-0000 HUMPY’S PIZZA 2244 Wilton Drive (954) 566-2722

■BUSINESSES CLUB FT LAUDERDALE 110 NW 5th Ave (954) 525-3344 PRIDE FACTORY 850 NE 13th Street (954) 463-6600 TROPIXXX VIDEO 1514 NE 4th Ave (954) 522-5988 ■RESOURCES BROWARD HOUSE 1726 SE 3rd Ave (954) 522-4749 GLCC OF SOUTH FLA 1717 N. Andrews Ave (954) 463-9005 ■MIAMI BARS AZUCAR 2301 SE 32nd Ave (305) 441-6974 DISKOTEKKA 950 NE 2nd Ave (305) 371-3773 EROS LOUNGE 8201 Biscayne Blvd (305) 754-3444 SOLARE COLISEUM 3635 NW 78th Ave (305) 477-3377 WET BAR MIAMI 1728 SW 8th St (305) 244-3069

■BUSINESSES CLUB AQUA 2991 Coral Way (305)448-2214 ■SOUTH BEACH MOVA LOUNGE 1625 Michigan Ave (305) 534-8181 PALACE BAR 1200 Ocean Drive (305) 531-7234 SCORE BAR 727 Lincoln Road (305) 535-1111 TWIST BAR 1057 Washington Ave (305) 538-9478 ■BUSINESSES BOCA TANNING 723 North Lincoln Lane (305) 695-7333

CRUNCH GYM 1259 Washington Ave (305) 674-8222

■ACCOMMODATIONS ISLAND HOUSE 1428 Collins Ave (305) 382-2422 ■KEY WEST AQUA NIGHTCLUB 711 Duval St (305) 294-0555 BOURBON ST. PUB 724 Duval St (305) 296-1992 HOGS BREATH SALOON 400 Front Street (305) 296-4222 LA TE DA 1125 Duval St (877) 528-3320 PEARL’S PATIO BAR 525 United Street (305) 294-4737 SALOON ONE 514 Petronia St (305) 294-4737 ■BUSINESSES GRAFFITTI MENSWEAR 701 Duval Street (305) 295-0003 FAIRVILLA MEGASTORE 520 Front Street (305) 292-0448 ■ACCOMMODATIONS ALEXANDER'S GUESTHOUSE 118 Fleming St (305) 294-9919 EQUATOR RESORT 818 Fleming St (305) 294-7775 BIG RUBYS GUESTHOUSE 409 Applerouth Lane (800) 477-7829 ISLAND HOUSE 1129 Fleming Street (800) 890-6284 NEW ORLEANS HOUSE 724 Duval Street (305) 293-9800 ■RESOURCES GLBCC 513 Truman Ave (305) 292-3223 KEY WEST BUSINESS GUILD 513 Truman Ave (305) 294-4603


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■FRENCH QUARTER BARS & CLUBS 700 CLUB 700 Burgandy Street (504)) 561-1095 BOURBON PUB & PARADE 801 Bourbon Street (504) 529-2107

CAFE LAFITTE IN EXILE 901 Bourbon Street (504)) 523-4517 DOUBLE PLAY 439 Dauphine Street (504) 655-9747 GOODFRIENDS/ QUEENS HEAD PUB 740 Dauphine Street (504) 566-7191 MICHAELS ON THE PARK 834 N. Rampart St (504) 267-3165 NAPOLEAN’S ITCH 734 Bourbon Street (504) 237-4144 OZ NIGHTCLUB 800 Bourbon Street (504) 593-9491 RAWHIDE 2010 740 Burgandy Street (504) 525-8106

THE CORNER POCKET 940 St Louis Street (504) 568-9829 THE COUNTRY CLUB 634 Louisa Street (504) 945-0742 THE FRIENDLY BAR 2301 Charles Street (504) 943-8929 THE PHOENIX 941 Elysian Fields (504) 945-9264 TUBBYS GOLDEN LANTERN 1239 Royal Street (504) 529-2860 ■BUSINESSES CLUB NEW ORLEANS 515 Toulouse Street (504) 581-2402 LA MINA STERLING SILVER SHOP 840 Rue Royal (504) 324-3423 MARY’S ACE HARDWARE 728 North Rampart St (504) 529-4465 ■RESTAURANTS ANTOINE’S 713-717 Rue Sait Louis (504) 525-8045

BRENNAN’S RESTAURANT 417 Royal Street (504) 504-9711

THE COUNTRY CLUB 634 Louisa Street (504) 945-0742

NOLA COURTYARD 1101 N. Rampart St (800)457-2253

QUARTERMASTER: THE NELLIE DELI 1100 Bourbon Street (504) 529-1416

BON MAISON GUESTHOUSE 835 Bourbon Street (504) 561-8498

CAFE AMELIE 912 Royal Street (504) 412-9865

■ACCOMODATIONS 5 CONTINENTS B&B 1731 Esplanade Ave (800) 997-4652

BOURGOYNE GUESTHOUSE 839 Bourbon Street (504) 524-3621

COMMANDER’S PALACE 1403 Washington Ave (504) 899-8221

AARON INGRAM HAUS 1012 Elysian Fields (504)949-3110

■RESOURCES LGCC 2114 Decatur Street (954) 945-1102

LOUISIANA PIZZA KITCHEN 95 French Market Pl (504) 522-6746

THE BURGANDY B & B 2513 Burgandy St (800)970-2153

PFLAG (504) 895-3936

BYWATER RESTAURANT DELI & BBQ 3162 Dauphine St (504) 944-4445

MULATE’S THE ORIGINAL CAJUN RESTAURANT 201 Julia Street (504) 522-1492 RALPH & KACOO’S 519 Toulouse Street (504) 412-9865 THE CLOVER GRILL 900 Bourbon Street (504) 598-1010

FRENCH QUARTER SUITES HOTEL 1119 N. Rampart St (800) 457-2253 INN ON BOURBON 541 Bourbon Street (800) 535-7891 MARIGNY MANOR HOUSE 2125 N. Rampart St (877)247-7599

THE HATE CRIMES PROJECT 2114 Decatur Street (504) 944-4325 ■SOCIAL ORGS FRONTRUNNERS (504) 593-9325 MYSTIC KREWE OF SATYRICON 1021 Gov Nicholls St (504) 525-44998 NEW ORLEANS GAY MENS CHORUS WWWNOGMC.COM


T I P S O N H O W T O T R AV E L F R O M T H E P R O s I N G AY VA C AT I O N S !

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et’s step back in time to the Civil War. Union General William T. Sherman is burning his way across the south destroying cities and towns in his path. Then he arrives into Savannah, Georgia and sees a beautiful jewel of a city. I’ve heard tales that the townspeople met him on the outskirts of the city and offered him and his men libations and surrendered the city as long as he didn’t destroy it. General Sherman chose to save the city from destruction and presented the city to President Abraham Lincoln as a Christmas gift. Now fast forward to present day and you can stroll throughout the historic district and feel as though you just stepped back in time. Savannah is quickly becoming a MUST GLBT TRAVEL DESTINATION. The city has everything, with so much to do, you surely will not be bored in Savannah. I love walking through the Historic District with mansions, brownstones and trees dripping with Spanish moss. Adorable Jonathan Stalcup gives the most fascinating architectural tours of Savannah in a city with so much history you won’t want to miss it. You can get more information at architecturalsavannah.com Locals are extremely friendly and helpful, not to mention fun. I can’t tell you how many times I have made new friends and quickly found myself on an adventure filled with alcohol and debauchery! Savannah, Georgia’s 3rd largest metropolitan city is home to many amazing restaurants including Paula Dean’s Restaurant Lady & Son’s (You had better make a reservation well in advance, or else you may not get in. People line up early in the morning for Lunch and the line just continue on until dinner) or the Pink House Restaurant and the Mansion Restaurant (Both extremely haunted for those of you into the paranormal). I can’t say which has the best fried chicken and shrimp and grits so I suggest you try them all! Perhaps you are in the mood for an art exhibit? Check out the Savannah College of Art & Design’s (SCAD) Museum of Art! Currently there is an exhibit called SHADE COMPOSITION, which is a chorus entirely made up of people throwing shade! Each in perfect timing to make music! It’s really incredible. There is another which is a QUEEN: A Tribute To Madonna where 36 television screens each show a different GLBT person singing and dancing to their own version of every song off the Immaculate Collection, when seen all in unison, it’s incredible. SCAD is not only a World Renowned School, but is also recognized by several preservation and architectural foundations for restoring historic buildings to use as college facilities. If you have an eye for art, then SCAD should definitely be on your to-do list when visiting this city! Ghost Tours always make for a fun evening walking through the historic district and hearing stories of haunted restaurants, hotels and homes. At night the place to go is the world famous CLUB ONE, a Savannah institution, and home to the Lady Chablis! Made famous in the movie Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil, the Lady Chablis and the Divas Of Savannah give a stellar performance in the show lounge at CLUB ONE. Want to catch some amazing theatre – producer Travis Cole puts on the best shows in town at the award winning Bay Street theatre located in CLUB ONE. Visit baystreettheatre.org for their 2013 show schedule. Want to catch some rays? About 20 minutes outside of Savannah is Tybee Island, home to a gorgeous stretch of Georgia beach and the Tybee Island Lighthouse! While there you will want to visit Marlon Monroe’s a GAY owned restaurant, they’re world famous for their Bloody Mary’s and their menu is to die for and they’re right on the beach! Don’t forget to check out the River Street area with restaurants and shops that can keep you busy day or night! The City Market has over 50 shops featuring goods from all over the south as well as around the world! As we enter the month of June and prepare for all of the PRIDE Festivities, you should mark your calendar for September 14th and head to the hostess City of Savannah to celebrate in their PRIDE Festivities! For more than a decade, Savannah’s PRIDE Festival has grown tremendously and is sure to be a lot of fun!

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SAVANNAH GAY GUIDE & LOCATIONS

■BARS & CLUBS CHUCK'S BAR 305 W River Street (912) 232-1005 CLUB ONE 1 Jefferson Street (912) 232-0200

ROCKS ON THE ROOF 102 West Bay Street (Bohemian Hotel) (912) 721-3800 ■ACCOMODATIONS BOHEMIAN HOTEL 102 West Bay Street (912) 721-3800 HYATT REGENCY 201 West Bay Street (877) 542-7666 INN AT ELLIS SQUARE 740 Dauphine Street (504) 566-7191 RELAX INN 11211 Abercorn Street (912) 927-7777 STAYBRIDGE SUITES 301 East Bay Street (912) 721-9000

17 HUNDRED 90 INN 307 East President Street (912) 236-7122 DRESSER PALMER 211 East Gaston Street (912) 238-3294

LOS ROBLES CENTER FOR HOSPITALITY AND WELL BEING 101 East 34th Street (912) 713-5546 BROCKINGTON HALL 213 East Hall Street, #1 (912) 856-5117 ZEIGLER HOUSE INN 121 W Jones St (912) 233-5307 PARK AVENUE MANOR 107-109 W. Park Avenue (912) 233-0352 ■HEALTH & BEAUTY TERRENCE JAMES SALON 1700 Skidaway Road (912) 233-6617

■HEALTH & FITNESS THE FITNESS CLUB 2164 East Victory Drive (912) 447-0909

ALLIGATOR SOUL RESAURANT 114 Barnard Street (912) 232-7899

THE SPA AT LOS ROBLES 101 East 34th Street 912-713-5546

THE MANSION ON FORSYTH PARK 700 Drayton Street (912) 238-5158

SPA BLEU 101 Bull Street (912) 236-1490 SpaBleu-sav.com

OLD PINK HOUSE RESTAURANT 23 Abercorn Street (912) 232-4286

■PROFESSIONAL SERVICES CREATIVE APPROACH PRINTERS 408 MLK Jr Blvd (912) 233-8300

THE PUBLIC KITCHEN & BAR 1 West Liberty Street (912) 200 4045

JONATHAN STALCUP ARCHITECTURAL TOURS OF SAVANNAH (912) 604-6354 architecturalsavannah.com ■RESTAURANTS A-LURE RESTAURANT 309 W Congress Street (912) 233-2111

MARLIN MONROE'S SURFSIDE GRILL & BAR 404 Butler Ave (912) 786-4745 FANNIES ON THE BEACH RESTAURANT 1613 Strand Ave (912) 786-6109 ■ATTRACTIONS SCADS MUSEUM 601 Turner Blvd (912) 525-7191

VISITORS BUREAU 101 East Bay St. (877) SAVANNAH

ANDREW LOW HOUSE 329 Abercorn St (912) 525-7191 WORMSLOE HISTORIC 7601 Skidaway Rd (912) 233-6854 ■RESOURCES GLBT POLICE COLLABORATIVE sglcpc.org MEGA FAMILY PROJECT (404) 808-3350 STAND OUT YOUTH (912) 657-1966 standoutyouth.org GEORGIA EQUALITY 404)327.9898 georgiaequality.org FIRST CITY NETWORK (912) 236-CITY firstcitynewtwork.net SAVANNAH PRIDE www.savpride.com


GAY METRO ATLANTA GUIDE ■ATLANTA BARS/CLUBS 10TH & PIEDMONT 991 Piedmont Ave (404) 602-5510 AMSTERDAM CAFÉ 502-A Amsterdam Ave (404) 892-2227 ATLANTA EAGLE 306 Ponce De Leon Ave (404) 873-2453 BLAKE'S ON THE PARK 227 10th St (404) 892-5786 BULLDOGS 893 Peachtree St. (404) 869-9422 BURKHART’S PUB 1492 Piedmont Ave (404) 872-4403 FELIX’S ON THE SQUARE 1510 Piedmont Ave (404) 249-7899 FRIENDS ON PONCE 736 Ponce De Leon Ave (404) 817-3820 GILBERT’S CAFÉ & BAR 219 10th St (404) 872-8012 JUNGLE 2115 Faulkr Rd (404) 844-8800 LEBUZZ 585 Franklin Rd SE (770) 424-1337 MARY’S 1287 Glenwood Ave SE (404) 624-4411 MIXX ATLANTA 1492 Piedmont Ave (404) 228-4372 MY SISTER’S ROOM 1271 Glenwood Ave SE (678) 705-4585 OPUS 1 1086 Alco St (404) 634-6478 OSCAR’S BAR 1510 Piedmont Ave (404) 815-8841 SISTER LOUISA'S CHURCH 466 Edgewood Ave SE (404) 522-8275 THE COCKPIT 465 Blvd SE (404) 343-2450 THE HERETIC ATLANTA 2069 Cheshire Bridge Rd (404) 325-3061 THE HIDEAWAY 1544 Piedmont Ave (404) 874-8247 THE MODEL-T 699 Ponce De Leon Ave (404) 872-2209 TRAXX ATLANTA 708 Spring St NW (866) 602-5553 WOOF’S SPORTS BAR 2425 Piedmont Rd (404) 869-9422

■STRIP CLUBS BJ ROOSTER’S 2345 Cheshire Bridge Rd (404) 634-5895 BLISS 2284 Cheshire Bridge Rd (404) 320-1924 SWINGING RICHARD’S 1400 Northside Dr NW (404) 352-0532 ■CLUBS & SPAS CLUB EROS 2219 Faulkr Road (404)723-5060

EATS 600 Ponce De Leon Ave (404) 888-9149

THE GRAVEYARD 1245 Glenwood Ave (404) 622-8686

EINSTEIN’S CAFE 1077 Juniper St (404) 876-7925

■CABBAGETOWN AGAVE RESTAURANT 242 Boulevard SE (404) 588-0006

ESCORPION 800 Peachtree St (678) 666-5198 F.R.O.G.S. CANTINA 931 Monroe Cir (404) 607-9967

FLEX 76 4th St NW (404) 815-0456

GILBERT'S CAFE & BAR 219 10th St (404) 872-8012

MANIFEST 4 U 2103 Faulkr Rd (404) 549-2815

HOBNOB TAVERN 1551 Piedmont Ave (404) 968-2288

THE DEN 2135 Liddell Dr (404) 292-7746

JOE’S ON JUNIPER 1049 Juniper St (404) 875-6634

■BUSINESSES BILL HALLMAN FLAUNT 424 Moreland Ave (404)522-1010

LOCA LUNA 550-C Amsterdam Ave (404) 875-4494

BRUSHSTROKES 1510 Piedmont Ave NE (404) 876-6567 ■CLOTHING/FASHION NOBLE THREADS 1334 Benteen Park Drive mynoblethreads.com ■HEALTH/BEAUTY BLUE MEDSPA 190 10th St (404) 815-8880 COLONY SQUARE ATHLETIC CLUB 1197 Peachtree St (404) 745-9309

METROFRESH 931 Monroe Dr A106 (404) 724-0151 O. MIDTOWN KITCHEN 559 Dutch Valley Rd (404) 892-4111 THE FIFTH IVORY 794 Juniper St (404) 881-8302 THE NOOK ON PIEDMONT PARK 1144 Piedmont Ave (404) 745-9222 THE VORTEX BAR & GRILLE 878 Peachtree St (404) 875-1667

■RESTAURANTS 10TH & PIEDMONT 991 Piedmont Ave (404) 602-5510

TWO URBAN LICKS 820 Ralph McGill Blvd (404) 522-4622

APRÈS DIEM 931 Monroe Drive (404) 872-3333

ZOCALO 187 10th St (404) 249-7576

BURKHART’S PUB 1492 Piedmont Ave (404) 872-4403

■EAST ATLANTA RESTAURANTS THE EARL 488 Flat Shoals Ave (404) 522-3950

CAMPAGNOLO 980 Piedmont Ave 404-343-2446

THE GLENWOOD 1263 Glenwood Ave (404) 748-1984

SERPAS RESTAURANT 659 Auburn Ave #501 (404) 688-0040 ■CHESHIRE BRIDGE RESTAURANTS COWTIPPERS 1600 Piedmont Ave (404) 874-3751 GINO’S PIZZA 1740 Cheshire Bridge Rd (404) 874-4466 LAS MARGARITAS 1842 Cheshire Bridge Rd (404) 873-4464 ROXX TAVERN & DINER 1824 Cheshire Bridge Rd (404) 892-4541 ■LITTLE FIVE POINTS VORTEX BAR & GRILL 438 Moreland Ave (404) 688-1828 ■RESOURCES AHF HEALTHCARE CENTER 57 Hillandale Drive #100 (770)593-6684 AID ATLANTA HIV/AIDS SERVICES 1605 Peachtree St (404) 870-7700 BIOSCRIP PHARMACY 1874 Piedmont Ave (404)733-6800 ATLANTA PRIDE atlantapride.org ATLANTA LESBIAN HEALTH INITIATIVE thehealthinitiative.org GEORGIA EQUALITY georgiaequality.org ATLANTA GAY & LESBIAN CHAMBER OF COMMERCE atlantagaychamber.org THE RAINBOW CENTER TheRainbowCenter.org ATLANTA PET RESCUE & ADOPTION atlantapetrescue.org ■SOCIAL ORGANIZATIONS ATLANTA GAY CHORUS www.agmchorus.org ATLANTA FREEDOM BANDS atlantafreedombands.com


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