UK: We asked the UK Foreign Office for LGBTI travel advice

To travel to LGBTI-unfriendly countries, or to boycott? To express your love on holiday, or to keep things discreet?

And what of countries where gay sex is illegal, but where it’s actually safer for LGBTIs than some where it’s legal?

Queer travelers share a sense of wanderlust, but also a sense of confusion. Travel for us is fraught with questions, potential hazards and conflicting advice.

In an effort to demystify the wealth of information out there, we stopped by the UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office in London’s Westminster to talk with Philippa Makepeace, Head of the Consular Assistance Department, to talk all things LGBTI travel. Here’s what we learned… Read more via Gay Star News