NLGJA 2016 Excellence in Journalism Award Winners

NLGJA – The Association of LGBTQ Journalists – announces the recipients of its Excellence in Journalism Awards and salutes their exemplary work in 2015, and among the winners is Connextions Magazine Editor In Chief.

Getting Forkd in New York

#GetForkd Created in 2013, Forks, Corks & Cocktails is an annual food and wine event with an LGBT twist. Providing attendees with a golden ticket to sample the best of what New York Restaurants has to offer. With over a dozen personally selected guest Chefs and vendors to showcase what is current and in style…

WTF North Carolina! Anti-LGBT Bill has been signed

Breaking News of March 24, 2016 See Business and Community Reaction … Plan to attend a Meeting in Raleigh tonight: North Carolina Republican Governor Pat McCrory Signed Worst Anti-LGBT Bill in the United States after it passed both Houses of the N.C. Legislature, that are dominated by a majority of Republicans North Carolina Republican Legislators…

The Original LGBT Expo Stage Packed With Broadway All-Stars From Smash-Hits ‘Rock of Ages’, ‘Wicked’, ‘Mama Mia’ & More

The Original LGBT Expo (http://thelgbtexpo.com), the nation’s longest-running event of its kind, is proud to present a lineup of superstars from Broadway and beyond on its entertainment stage March 12th and 13th at the Jacob Javits Convention Center in New York City. The star-studded lineup is appearing on behalf of Broadway Sings for Pride (http://broadwaysingsforpride.com),…

Aloha From Paradise

By David Duran The last time I was in Hawaii was when I was fresh out of high school. My parents had bribed me to successfully graduate with a once in a lifetime trip to Honolulu for a friend and myself. I had traveled a bit before, but this was my first big trip with no adult supervision. I…

It’s Not A Cruise…

There’s nothing wrong with cruises. I mean, we all love to take them. They are massive ships with everything you could want onboard. The problem is, sometimes you feel like a small fish in a ginormous ocean when on a standard cruise. Having to fight over people to sign up for activities, long buffet lines…

What’s New in London

Exhibitions EXHIBITIONISM Saatchi Gallery, 2 April – 4 September 2016 The first international exhibition on the Rolling Stones will take over the entire two floors of the Saatchi Gallery, with nine thematic galleries. EXHIBITIONISM combines over 500 original Stones’ artefacts, with striking cinematic and interactive technologies offering the most comprehensive insight into the band’s fifty-year…

Resources for LGBTQ Students

The following is a list of resources outside of campus borders that provide useful information and support for LGBTQ students, their families, and allies: ACPA: Coalition for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Awareness (SCLGBTA)Part if the American College Personnel Association, the SCLGBTA was created to give voice to LGBT professionals and students in the field…

Living the Deluxe Life

For this issue, we traveled all over the world and had lots of fun at photo shoots for our very special Deluxe Life issue!

In Review: 2015 the Gayest Year

2015 was a historic year for the LGBTQ Community in the US and around the world. Here is a sample of some of the places that moved forward with equal rights: Luxembourg – 1 January Pitcairn Islands – 14 May Guam – 9 June Chihuahua – 12 June United States – 26 June Ireland –…