Although we could not gather this year to celebrate the brotherhood, camaraderie and fun-filled events of Mates Leather Weekend, we did not want the year to go by without doing something to raise funds for AIDS Support Group of Cape Cod. Net proceeds benefit www. Order through www. Quantities are limited. A kick-back, have a good time, meet some hot new friends weekend for those who want to hang out, socialize, relax or party with other like-minded people in Leather, Rubber and Uniforms. Mates Leather Weekend is brought to you by Rick Conley, longtime Provincetown resident and leatherman.
LGBTQ Welcome Center to open P’town Pride Weekend May 30–June 2
Ultimate Guide to LGBTQ+ Provincetown — When to Go, What to See
As we near the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall riots, the figurative birth of the modern LGBTQ rights movement, a new report from Orbitz ranks pride celebrations in key queer-friendly destinations, based on recent travel searches, flight prices and hotel inventory during their pride season. June is traditionally pride month, with many destinations targeting the last weekend of the month. But more and more cities are holding pride celebrations months earlier or later to avoid scorching heat—and competing with bigger cities. The big winner in Orbitz's report? Provincetown, Massachussetts—a popular gay getaways on the southernmost tip of Cape Cod for more than 60 years. In fact, P-Town's queer bona fides are so ingrained, it only held its first Pride celebration last year. And then it kind of became a tradition.
Pride Journey: Provincetown/Cape Cod
Jan Dec Dec 6.
Having never been to P-Town, the locals found it surprising that I would visit during the winter, when the towns population is a fraction of what it is during the summer. My first stop on my Cape Cod journey was the town of Hyannis, located about mid-way up the cape. On the suggestion of a friend of mine, I booked a stay at the Sea Street Inn, a lovely 5-bedroom bed and breakfast located just blocks from the ocean and minutes away from the historic Kennedy Compound.