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Atlantic City planning events to reinvigorate once-thriving gay tourism

| Monday, June 16, 2014
Atlantic City Mayor Don Guardian holds a flag in Atlantic City, N.J., Monday, June 16, 2014. Atlantic City is planning a series of events to attract gay tourists, who are becoming an increasingly important part of the resort's growth strategy.
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. — Atlantic City is planning a series of events to attract gay tourists, who are becoming an increasingly important part of the resort's growth strategy. Mayor Don Guardian and tourism officials said Monday the goal is to reinvigorate a once-thriving gay community in the New Jersey resort city.

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N.M. expects tourism boost following same-sex marriage ruling

| Thursday, December 26, 2013
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ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. -- Towns and cities in New Mexico are expecting a jump in tourism from same-sex couples who now can get marriage licenses in the state following a New Mexico Supreme Court ruling this month.

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Report: Same-sex marriage in Hawaii worth $217 million in tourism

| Thursday, July 25, 2013
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HONOLULU -- A new economic analysis from the University of Hawaii says legalizing gay marriage in the state would boost tourism by $217 million over the next three years.

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New York makes pitch for LGBT visitors with new tourism website

| Tuesday, July 2, 2013
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NEW YORK — New York state making a pitch for gay visitors with a new "I Love NY LGBT" tourism website.

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Tony Perkins lashes out at U.S. tourism ad for featuring gay couple

BRIAN TASHMAN | Right Wing Watch | Thursday, May 31, 2012
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The ad promoting tourism to the U.S. seemed innocuous enough, but Family Research Council president Tony Perkins warns that the advertising campaign is being used to “highlight same-sex attractions.”

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