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OutServe Magazine | January 17, 2015

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Let’s Go! Honolulu

January 7, 2013 |

Everywhere you go in Hawaii, you will find nothing but stunning beauty, breathtaking scenery and a rich cultural tradition that remains timeless. For those stationed here, it’s as close to paradise as you can get, with a variety of activities not easily available to those at stateside bases. Let’s Go!Read More

Packing for that Next TDY

January 3, 2013 | Comments
Never wear your uniform oxfords socially—it’s tacky. But if you want one less pair of shoes to bring, consider a civilian pair that is still in regulations. Or, take it up a notch with Cole Haan’s Brogue boots that look good in both dress slacks and jeans, saving you room in your luggage.

Unless you’re one of the few who seem to spend more time traveling than back at home station, chances are you’re never quite sure what and how to pack for the next trip. Check out these packing tipsRead More

Hormone Replacement Therapy + A Tale of Two Islands

January 2, 2013 | Comments
Green Bay, Protaras Cyprus, is an awesome dive site with year-round ideal conditions. There are a few sunken manmade statues ideal for underwater phtography.

Cyprus in the Mediterranean, and Vanuatu, in the South Pacific, are a literally a world apart from each other. What do these places have in common? In short, the answer is drugs, the kind transgender people desperately need for transitions but often are unable to obtain through normal channels. Read about the difficulty in legally obtaining Hormone Replacement Therepy and the ease of it through these two countries.Read More

PROUST! Successfully Navigating Europe

December 31, 2012 |

Stationed in or traversing through Germany? Check out these European travel tipsRead More

Let’s Go! South Africa

December 10, 2012 | Comments

Throw some kimonos in a travel trunk and get out of Dodge with OutServe Magazine as we take you with us on a dream vacation to South Africa.Read More

Sustaining Africa

December 10, 2012 | Comments

Nelson Mandela said once, in order to feed a nation, first you have to feed and educate its children.Read More

OutServe Magazine Meets Rhino Africa

December 10, 2012 | Comments
David Ryan

Rhino Africa offers luxury, tailor-made tours, specializing in 40 different destinations. OSMag sat down with Rhino Africa founder David Ryan at MannaBay to get his perspective on traveling to Africa.Read More

Traversing CENTCOM: Not for the Faint of Heart

December 5, 2012 | Comments

…it was never lost on me that in those nations I would be in danger if I appeared to be gay. Even in liberal Bahrain, where I went to clubs and bars with other Marines and Sailors, I was constantly aware of the risks associated with being outed…Read More

Let’s Go! Orlando

September 12, 2012 |
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By David Small

Tinkerbell didn’t single-handedly turn Orlando gay with her fairy dust. As much as we’d like to think the campy euphoria that is Walt Disney World made the city a gay-favorite locale, it actually started, partly at least, as a byproduct of President Dwight D. Eisenhower’s interstate highway system.

In the 1960s, Interstate-4 Read More

Let’s Go!: Charleston

July 27, 2012 |

“Don’t let the innocent white steeples of the “Holy City” fool you. Behind the wrought-iron gates and shy, sideways-facing entries of opulent 250-year-old homes lies a colorful city with regionally renowned cuisine, hot beaches, and the subtly, snarky charm of the old South. Let the scent of a thousand jasmine flowers blooming in the city lure your senses. It’s the perfect getaway for the gay traveler and a choice military assignment.”Read More