Damron Women's Traveller
Made by and for Lesbians. Vegetarian menus, wheelchair access, multiracial clientele. International Calendar of Women's Festivals and Events. Camping & RV Spots. National and International listings.
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Damron Women's Traveler: The most complete and up to date Travel Guide by and for Lesbians.
9,000 listings for N.America, Mexico, Caribbean, major capitals of Europe. Highlighting women-run businesses, vegetarian menus, wheelchair access, multiracial clientele, and more. Special sections on lesbian tours, festivals, conferences, and even camping and RV spots!
The inside scoop on local lesbian hotspots from our unique city overviews. Some written by our readers!
European cities include Paris, London, Edinburgh, Berlin, Amsterdam, Vienna, Rome, Prague, Dublin, Copenhagen, and Barcelona, Madrid, and Sitges, Spain.
South America: Buenos Aires, Argentina; Rio de Janeiro & Sao Paulo, Brazil; and Santiago, Chile.
Asia: Tokyo & Bangkok.
“I love printing books,” says Gina. “People hold on to them for five to 10 years...“I feel very fortunate that we are succeeding.”
The Damron Company has grown quite a bit, and since the early '90s has been headed up by Owner, President and Editor-in-Chief Gina Gatta. In 2014, Damron’s Women’s Traveller celebrates its 25th anniversary.
Our editors contact every single listing in our database annually, usually by phone, fax, or email. They also receive updated information directly from business owners and readers. Damron is proud to support our gay and lesbian communities through charitable organizations and events.
Recently AYOR, which abbreviates At Your Own Risk, has been used to indicate the possible presence of police or criminals.This inch & half reference fits easily into a travel bag. ISBN 9780929435893. Published 2014.
Gina Gatta, Owner, President, and Editor-in-Chief of Damron, the oldest LGBT travel guide company. For the more than 20 years, Gina, an openly gay business woman, has traveled the world and navigated Damron through internal and external crises with her business and life partner Erika O’Conner, at her side. Erika worked for Damron for five years before the two fell in love and began their 13-year union.Gina added Damron’s city guides and expanded beyond North America to Europe and South America.
Gina is originally from Rhode Island, but claimed San Francisco as her home nearly 30 years ago. For over 12 years, Gina served as a member of the Board of Directors for the National AIDS Memorial Grove. She was Board Co-Chair for two and one-half years, and while on the Board of Directors, Gina chaired ten consecutive World AIDS Day observances held in the Grove.
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The choices we make about how we put food on our plates, and what we do with the waste, contribute as much as one third of total greenhouse-gas emissions. Diet for a Hot Planet is a call to action for readers and eaters committed to healing the planet.
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