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.

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…

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…

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!

Connextions Magazine – Only LGBTQ Travel Magazine Nominated for DANDI Award 2015

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE The Diversity and Inclusion (DANDI) Awards Honors Organizations Outstanding Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion at the Awards Ceremony on Friday, November 13, 2015 CONNEXTIONS MAGAZINE, THE LGBTQ TRAVEL & LIFESTYLE MAGAZINE IS NOMINATED FOR A 2015 DANDI AWARD!!! New York, NY  – Connextions Magazine is nominated in the MEDIA CATEGORY for demonstrating an outstanding…

Plug Into the Poconos – LGBT Family Travel

PLUG INTO THE POCONOS By: Manny Velasquez-Paredes Originally published in Connextions Magazine Issue 19: Travel Lite Sometimes the hardest thing to do is to simply unplug – unplug from the everyday, from work, from technology, from – dare I mention it – Facebook! But as a working parent, it is extremely important to disconnect from the…

Budget-Friendly Barcelona

A BUDGET-FRIENDLY VACATION IN BEAUTIFUL BARCELONA By: Ross Christianson Originally published in Connextions Magazine Issue 19: Travel Lite Beautiful Barcelona is a European city that combines the old with the new in a stunning array of architecture, museums, parks, markets, beaches, and more. Visiting this city should be on everyone’s bucket lists who wish to…