News January 26, ASPEN The organizers of Gay Ski Week said this week that they wont know for some time whether a beefed-up marketing effort paid off for this years event. But there are signs that the organization behind the annual event soon will broaden its work to include more than simply holding a big party every January.
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Serena Williams, or at least her drag-queen stunt double, didn't stand a chance. Sporting three blond wigs, a leather corset and faux diamonds the size of cough drops, Miss Elaine Lancaster sashayed down Aspen Mountain and made downhill skiing look as effortless as runway modeling. As the transvestite skier ascended the outdoor stage, the subdued spectators put down their champagne flutes and erupted into applause.
Aspen has remained the perfect host town and mountain community for this wonderful event, but how did it all begin? Several locals were hanging out with a group of gay tourists from various ski clubs from around the country—San Diego, Los Angeles, and Chicago. Jon Busch, a gay man in the local community, was invited back to their condos for parties during their stay.
Shopping Cart Search Open Navigation. This year marks the 41st anniversary of Aspen Gay Ski Weekthe largest and longest running annual gay ski week event in the country. But what has made Aspen the perfect host town and mountain community for 41 years running?
All our trips are offered in destinations where LGBT rights are recognized and respected. However, if you are tempted by a different destination, two solutions are available to you:. Indeed we may create special tailor made programs in destinations which are not gay-friendly but we must sure take into account every aspect of your trip.
When you think of Whistler Pride, you probably think of skiing, snowboarding, parties, and eating and drinking. But do you think about political protests? It's rather timely, considering the current political climate, as the festival, set to run this year from January 22 to 29, celebrates a quarter of a decade in existence.
We are going on our honeymoon during Gaypride week Feb I personally have nothing against that sort of "week", but was just wandering if any straight people have been to whistler during that week? I appreciate any comments, as honeymoons are a once in a lifetime opportunity and didn't want to ruin anything! It won't be wierd at all for a honeymoon at the same time Gay Ski Week is in Whistler.
Our line-up for ESP will be updated soon! In the meantime we have left the ESP line-up online below, so that you can have an idea of what to expect during our event if you are not yet familiar with it. It went straight to number one in the UK chart, and is still well known all over the world.