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San Diego

Considered the birthplace of California, gay San Diego is one of the fastest growing cities in the United States, with many research institutions that contribute to the creation of alternative green energy. Attractions like the San Diego Zoo, SeaWorld, San Diego Pride, Comic-Con, the Old Town San Diego State Historic Park, and its annual Beer Week contribute to a lively tourism industry, particularly among LGBTs, who value gay San Diego for its access to both water, world-class dining and shopping, and a robust nightlife.

’Tis the Season for Love-Struck Tarantulas in Southern California

Here’s everything you need to know about these horny arachnids cruising for love – including how not to get bit.

San Diego is a Foodie’s Dream, & Kimpton Alma Wants To Host You

The LGBTQ+-friendly hotel hosted a week of delicious food and queer entertainment.

Surf, Sand, & Super Blooms: The Great Southern California Road Trip

The author takes a Class B RV to discover the best ­and often overlooked­ sights of Southern California.

San Diego’s Oldest Gay Bar Deluged by Outpouring of Raw Sewage

The historic Hole in the Wall bar says plumbing installed by the city is to blame.

Fletcher is Coming to a Lesbian Bar Near You

You can catch the last stop just before NYC Pride — and help her raise money for queers.

Paradise Found On a San Diego Island

A luxury resort spa  revives and rejuvenates in a tropical island found in the Cali beach city's Mission Bay.

The Vibrant Latinx Murals of San Diego's Barrio Logan

Take a virtual tour of the colorful public art that honors Chicano resilience in this San Diego neighborhood.

Visit This San Diego Latinx Neighborhood For the Murals, Tacos & Lowriders

Barrio Logan is San Diego’s joyful celebration of Chicano culture.

10 Places to Celebrate Mardi Gras (That Aren't New Orleans)

From San Diego to Belgium, Fat Tuesday celebrations are in full swing.

Our Favorite Cosplayers of Comic Con in San Diego

It's the best dressed list for proud nerds.

Photos: San Diego Hosted Gay Bowl XV, the national LGBT flag football tournament

The national LGBT flag football tournament, put on by the National Gay Flag Football League, takes place every Columbus Day weekend.

Some LGBT-Friendly Things to Do and See at this Year's Comic-Con

From panel discussions and queer comics to board games and superheroes in wet underwear, we've got you covered.

What to Pack When You're Headed to San Diego for Comic-Con

We've picked out some convention essentials whether you've come from across town or a galaxy far, far away.

In the Bag: California Coast

Instigated by nothing more than an idyllic weekend forecast and a mild case of cabin fever, their spontaneous road trip up the PCH (known to visitors as the Pacific Coast Highway) was well underway. An effortlessly thrown together overnight bag had been packed with three casual days beach-hopping in mind: nautical navy and white (often in stripes), with a dash of Americana red thrown in for good measure.

A Weekend With Harrah's San Diego... and Joan Rivers

This travel writer had a wonderful time at the completely-redone Harrah's Resort Southern California, made even better by seeing one of Joan's last performances there.

PHOTOS: San Diego Pride

It may have been a little cloudy in San Diego, but the crowd let the sunshine in at Gay Pride this weekend.

Seven Months in San Diego

This dynamic city is relaxed, but never boring.

What's the Top Memorial Day Destination?

Travelers flocked to warm weather cities, according to Priceline.

San Diego: Nightlife

From dance clubs to dive bars, San Diego boasts bars that will appeal to night owls of every variety.