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.

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!

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…

Money Saving Tips in Las Vegas – Have a Gay Old Time

LAS VEGAS MONEY SAVING TIPS FOR THE BUDGET-CONSCIOUS TRAVELER! By: H. Luiz Martinez Originally published in Connextions Magazine Issue 19: Travel Lite “All-inclusive” facilities are NOT necessarily the best deals. The so-called “savings” may very well be a few bucks as opposed to buying your own meals when tallied at the end of your vacation….

10 Years After Hurricane Katrina – New Orleans New Adventures

NEW ORLEANS, NEW ADVENTURES By: Ross Christianson Originally published in Connextions Magazine Issue 19: Travel Lite Many images come to my mind when I hear New Orleans … Mardi Gras, Dixieland jazz bands, alcohol shots, ironwork balconies, people flooding Bourbon Street, more shots, cabaret, even more shots, you get the point! Frenchmen Street is synonymous…

Gay London: 5 Things To Do for Free or Cheap!

THE LURE OF LONDON: 5 THINGS TO DO FOR FREE OR CHEAP! Originally published in Connextions Magazine Issue 19: Travel Lite London is the capital and most populous city of England. Standing on the River Thames, London is a leading global city, and some consider it to be a cultural mecca. It is among the…

Like to Travel and You Are on a Budget? Then Travel Lite!

Connextions Magazine Issue #19: “Travel Lite” provides you with resources to create your perfect LGBTQ trips even when on a budget! In this issue, we take you on a gay journey to places like New Orleans and Las Vegas, where the parties never stop. We also take you on a budget-friendly European adventure through Barcelona…