One of the top ten most-visited cities in the US, New Orleans was recently ranked second in the nation for gay friendliness. As our guide, Miss Jeanie, told us upon our return to the Crescent City, "You love New Orleans - and she’ll love you right back."
Arnaud’s and many of the city’s other top restaurants, including Commander’s Palace, Galatoire’s and the Bourbon House, are intensifying their efforts to fight back, offering their famous fare at cut-rate prices to lure diners.
During September, Caesars has created an inclusive three-city event tour that will kick-off in New Orleans, continue to Las Vegas and wrap in Atlantic City. The gaming and entertainment company will roll out the rainbow carpets and demonstrate pride.
Odyssey NY magazine presented its third Odyssey awards at Escuelita Bar in NYC, awarding many categories in nightlife events. All the big names in the LGBT industry came by to celebrate and to perhaps win an award.
Hundreds of women gathered at the new Cipriani in Manhattan for the Women's Event 17, a fundraiser for women's programs at the LGBT Center. Honored at the event were feminist icon Gloria Steinem, New York Assembly member Deborah J. Glick and Prudential.