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Pride Month 2024: The Chosen Family Of The Queer And How They Travel

The travel experiences of individuals from the LGBTQ community are imbued with a rich array of colours, whether they embark on adventures with their chosen family or their beloved partners

The Chosen Family Of The Queer And How They Travel
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Like vacations, families are never alike. In 2021, when journalists Asher and Lyric Fergusson concluded their independent research that ranked the most and least homophobic countries of the 150 they studied, they found India in the 82nd spot and Nigeria in the 1st. This middle-of-the-pack position reflects the nation’s own journey of acceptance, where many outdated laws have been challenged and revisited. Robindro Saikhom, the founder of Serene Journeys, an LGBTQ travel company curating luxurious bespoke experiences, says that, of late, the travel industry has begun to embrace this diversity.