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July 9, 2013

In Our Opinion: Cheers

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The festival included a men’s mini-tournament, a youth co-ed mini-tournament, a ball juggling and freestyle contest, and a soccer clinic for children.

We applaud founder Eddie Kingston and all involved for using the world’s most popular sport to help make a better life for children in war-torn areas.

 

To “I Love NY LGBT,” a website designed to promote gay-friendly tourism in the Empire State, which went online late last month.

“New York has a proud history of welcoming the LGBT community, and whether you’re planning a weekend trip or a destination wedding, I encourage all to come explore the Empire State,” Gov. Andrew Cuomo said in the release.

According to the release, the website, iloveny.com/lgbt, is one of a number of initiatives that grew out of a statewide tourism summit held in May, and the niche LGBT tourism segment accounts for about $70 billion in tourism spending in the U.S. every year.

We’re glad to see New York work to bring some of those dollars to the state.

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