Author: Meg Cale

Win a $2000 Dinah Shore Vacation Package

TRAVEL & LGBT Win a $2000 Dinah Shore Vacation Package Meg Cale   As a queer woman and blogger, I’ve attended many events for queer women. I’m talking Pride festivals in 10 countries – a lot. There is just something about Dinah Shore Weekend in Palm Springs, California that just feels a bit different than the others.   If you’ve been hiding in the closet for the last twenty years, Dinah Shore is the world’s largest lesbian event. It’s kinda like a music festival broke out at a pool party in the desert. This year from March 30th to April...

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Shop These 20 Badass Feminist Products to Support Planned Parenthood

ACTIVISM Shop These 20 Badass Feminist Products to Support Planned Parenthood Meg Cale This weekend is the Women’s March on Washington. Some people are marchers – some people aren’t. I’m here to tell you that’s okay. Different people have different lives and different skillsets. Maybe you’re introverted and your skills are better served as a writer or a content curator? Maybe you have mobility issues and walking in a big crowd is something you can’t do. Or – maybe you don’t have a sitter for your kids. I get it – life happens. Which is why I put together this list...

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How to Support The Women’s March Online and IRL

TRAVEL & LGBT How to Support The Women’s March Online and IRL Meg Cale On January 21, 2017 people around the country will unite in protest of the Trump administration. I will be marching  in Washington, DC for the Women’s March on Washington, but there are actions happening in every state in the US and many parts of the world. The official position of the march is to stand together in solidarity with our partners and children for the protection of our rights, our safety, our health, and our families — recognizing that our vibrant and diverse communities are the...

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My Top 10 Hate Comments of 2016

LGBT My Top 10 Hate Comments of 2016 Meg Cale One of the consequences of being so open and public with my life is the amount of trolling and hate comments I get on the internet. It sucks, but it comes with the territory of what I do. I try to use filters on the social networks that allow it to block some of them. So ya know – I’m not getting 50 anti-queer slurs on my Instagram photos a day… but this year I also decided to track them on a spread sheet – lest my head get too...

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Travel Is Political – Inauguration Day Digital Trump Protest

ACTIVISM & TRAVEL Travel is Political Meg Cale I’m one of those lucky people who have multiple passions – travel, the queer community, and digital activism. It’s no secret that I started my career as an LGBT activist. I’ve facilitated social justice workshops and given speeches all over the world, I’ve even written a book about it. But I haven’t been implicit about how I see the intersection of these passions.  Well – travel is political. And to be a queer traveler is a radical act. Every time I step foot in an anti-LGBT area I’m making a political statement....

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meg-cale-headshot Hi I'm Meg- Welcome! Dopes on the Road is dedicated to inspiring and equipping LGBT travelers to live a life of adventures. Take a look around and don’t be afraid to say hi! Read More

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