20 Spectacular Photos of Cities Celebrating LGBTQ Pride Around the World – Business Insider

The US is far from the only country to recognize Pride. Worldwide, cities aim to highlight issues facing their queer communities through Pride celebrations throughout the year. Here’s how cities around the world have recognized Pride so far in 2018. See much more at businessinsider.com: LGBTQ Pride 2018: Photos of cities celebrating – Business Insider

The Vanishing World of Neon Motel Signs – Atlas Obscura

A photographer has spent decades capturing these symbols of Americana and the open road. The rise of automobile culture at the end of World War II gave Americans an easy and affordable way to see the country. Subsequently, mom-and-pop motels began appearing to meet the demand created by these new travelers. The motels strove to… Read More

Stonewall Inn Owners: ‘This Is The Gay Church. This Is Where It All Began.’ | HuffPost

The bar now heralded as the launching point for the mainstream LGBTQ rights movement had, according to Kurt, fallen to the wayside and lost touch with its queer roots. So in 2006, in light of Stonewall going under, Kelly and a group of investors bought the property ― and revitalized it.Kurt Kelly and Stacy Lentz… Read More

No Spectators: The Art of Burning Man

Each year in Nevada’s Black Rock Desert, a city of more than 75,000 people rises out of the dust for a single week. During that time, enormous experimental art installations are erected and many are ritually burned to the ground. The thriving temporary metropolis known as Burning Man is a hotbed of artistic ingenuity, driving… Read More

Forbidden Destinations You Can Never Visit | Far & Wide

From man-made, guarded structures to natural enigmas protected by environmental science, a slew of spots across the globe are entirely forbidden to outside travelers.   Extraterrestrial secrets, locked mysteries of religion, virgin wildlife and more make these places intriguingly off-limits. farandwide.com: Forbidden Destinations You Can Never Visit | Far & Wide