Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) Community are a variety of people who belong in the diversified third sex. LGBT Tourism is a segment within the Tourism industry which aims to attract and market locations appealing to the LGBT community. The main objectives of LBGT tourism are; to promote travel services, accommodations and destinations that will fascinate LGBT tourist; propose LGBT-friendly attractions; offering destinations to individuals who wants to travel for socializing with other LGBT people and LGBT travelers who are predominantly focused with cultural and safety issues. What are the preferences of the LGBT Community in determining a tourist attraction? Are they in search for something more specific within the attraction? …show more content…
According to The Wall Street Journal 88; The LGBT Community is the “dream market” because of its patronship, economic adaptability and their discretionary income. LGBT Tourism exists years even before the community has advanced its rights as it is now. Even the simple Gay bar night-out and Lesbian secret gathering is part of the LGBT tourism. Considering growing populace of the LGBT community makes a remarkable market to sell countless tourist attractions and has aspects to contribute in making Philippine Tourism prosper. “Overall, the gay and lesbian community reported more trips in the past 12 months, while travel had been down in the past two years’ surveys. Both men and women took an average of more than three leisure trips in the past year.” (Forbes2011) The history of the LGBT community around the world dates back to the first recorded instances of same-sex love and sexuality of ancient civilizations; and sexual relationships between soldiers due to lack of women. What survives of many centuries' persecution; resulting in shame, suppression, and secrecy; has only recently been pursued and interwoven into historical
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In most cultures today, it is often deduced that people who identify out of regular norms, such as gay or transgender are very untraditional. However, in the documentary Two Spirits: Sexuality, Gender, and the Murder of Fred Martinez, filmmaker Lydia Nibley, shows us how far from true that is. According to the documentary, the term “two spirits” was only recognized in 1990 at an international gathering, as it was a more acceptable term for other cultures, rather than saying gay or lesbian (Nibley, 2009). The documentary focuses on Native American culture, specifically the Navajo culture, where we learn about their beliefs and how their history ties into an inviting culture towards the LGBTQ community.
In his article ‘Movements before Stonewall need to be remembered, too’, Adam Dupuis discusses the fact that while the Stonewall Uprising was an important event in LGBT history, the events before it should not be dismissed as lesser. The author emphasizes the Annual Reminders, seminal protests which took place in Philadelphia every Fourth of July from 1965 to 1969. Not only were the Annual Reminders the first sustained LGBT demonstrations, but they were the first gay rights protests to have members from multiple cities, with forty activists from Washington, D.C., New York, and Pennsylvania participating. However, these events were discontinued upon the occurrence of the Stonewall Riot in 1969, when the organizers of the Reminders made the decision
Olive Johnson was a journalist, with a Doctorate in Psychology and mother to five children, who published “For minorities timing is everything” on 7 July 1997 in The Globe and Mail [Toronto, Canada]. Topic covers minority groups, like homosexuality, who do not choose a lifestyle purposely. The author believes in equality, that any individual or minority group deserves to be treated like a majority, which eventually it may become with time. Her purpose is to explain and express, using personal experience, these problems in our society by comparison with medieval Europe. Thesis statement of whole article “..how societal attitudes change as sufficient knowledge accumulates to make old beliefs untenable”.
We sometimes find ourself contemplating about who we are and what do we want in our life. As a gay man I have found myself stuck in many places, this is totally normal. We all try to find that perfect life but sometimes it involves barriers. Being wrong and owning up to what you want in life makes the ride easier. Thus being said, I would like to introduce myself with memories that shaped who I am and the struggles that I’ve achieved.
What are Baby Boomers? The generation of the Baby Boomers began at the end of World War II. Born between January 1, 1946 and December 31, 1963 the assassination of John F. Kennedy was a defining moment that brought the end of the generation and began Generation X. Between 1946 and 1963, 76 million baby boomers were born. As of 2012, nearly 11 million had died leaving just over 65 million boomers today. (Pollard and Scommegna) What influences Boomers?
Hello 40s (formerly the Kword), 28 May 2014, https://hello40s.com/2014/05/28/something-like-a-super-lesbian-storme-delarverie-in-memoriam/. Accessed 22 March 2023. Miller, Shawn. “About | Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Queer Pride Month.” Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/lgbt-pride-month/about/. Accessed 23 March 2023. Rothberg, Emma.
Joey Cho Mrs. Middleton English 10 17 October 2016 Persuasive Research Essay Outline Introduction LGBT/ same-sex marriage is one of the most heated and controversial debates in our current society. Unlike the past thousands of years whereas marriage was defined as a legal union between a man and a woman, now the concept of marriage has been extended to a broader context. “Homosexuality” in most cultures is viewed as a disgrace, and it is often considered as a great sin from a religious aspect.
IDENTIFY AND RESEARCH A TOURISM ATTRACTION Introduction Tourism has experienced continued growth and extensive diversification and competition on the last decades, becoming one of the fastest growing economic sectors in the world and by consequence, one of the main income sources for many developing countries. “Every time we travel we are part of a global movement that has the power to drive inclusive development, to create jobs and to build the sustainable societies we want for our future,” says the actual UNWTO¹ Secretary General, Taleb Rifai. “This movement also contributes to build mutual understanding and to safeguard our shared natural and cultural heritage,” he completes. A sustainable and responsible approach to tourism means that neither the natural environment nor the socio-cultural organisation of the host communities would be compromised by the arrival of tourists.
An unethical behaviour: Sex tourism Introduction: Child labour, drugs and sex tourism are the famous topic of unethical behaviours in tourism. They are all exploiting the local residents’ human right of the destination. Yet, sex tourism is the most unethical tourist activities as it is not just exploiting the local residents’ human right, but also damaging the destination image and the residents’ health. Vigorous sex tourism developed quickly thanks to this industry is profitable. The travel agencies are taking advantages of the human motivations like hedonism and the need of love and sex (Lovelock & Lovelock, 2013).
Substitute the word “gay” in any of those cases, and the terms suddenly become far less loaded, so that the ring of disapproval and judgment evaporates. Some gay rights advocates have declared the term off limits. The Gay and Lesbian Alliance against slander, or Glad, has put “homosexual” on its list of offensive terms and in 2006 persuaded The Associated Press, whose stylebook is the widely used by many news organizations, to restrict use of the word. Miss Suhashini a, lecturer of Phycology Department at UTAR who was currently doing research about LGBT has looked at the way the term is used by those who try to portray gays and lesbians as deviant. What is most telling about substituting it for gay or lesbian are the images that homosexual tends to activate in the brain, she said.
Tourism is the income of people from one place to another place for vacation, but it can also be for business or entertainment. Tourism can either be international or domestic. Tourism has an influence on any country, either it’s for a positive impact or a negative impact. An example one might consider includes that the tourism in that individual country could possibly increase the income and positively improve the economic aspect of the country, but tourism can also negatively impact the environment. Tourism can also affect the population living in the country due to the amount of tourism which furthers the idea of more jobs need to be created for the new tourists.
Experiences, Perceptions, and Discrimination within Bisexuals Kristel Anne Ocampo Juli-ann L. Alonso-Balmonte For years, the lesbian, gay, bisexuals and transgender (LGBT) community in the Philippines have always make a stand for the equality and respect from our society and have been crying out for action from the government specifically for the passage of laws that will protect the rights of all people regardless of sexual orientation and gender identity (SOGI). The 2011 Philippine National LGBT Conference official statement said that despite the growing tolerance towards LGBT people, acceptance is still yet to be achieved. LGBT persons in the Philippines still face violence and discrimination from the family, from civil society organizations, from medical and health institutions, in schools, in employment and from the government. They have been kicked out of their homes.
1. The Tourism industry and Leisure time The time is a very valuable asset, that anyone can ever posses. The time people spend for something is unconsciously defining what is valuable and valueless for them. Few of the main areas, human beings spend time for are leisure and tourism.
Tourism can be considered one of the most significant economic and social phenomena of the twentieth and twenty-first century. The evolving of the tourist’s behavior has triggered a series of changes in the way of operating the tourism businesses. From traditional travel agencies, hotels and airlines up to the online tour operators. All tour operators have had to adapt to the changes of the individual as a traveler and this has led to continuous development of strategies by the agents.