By DALE MADISON
America’s “Favorite Gay Resort Town,”* Fort Lauderdale boasts 23-miles of sandy beaches, including one of the world’s most popular destination places for gay visitors and gayfriendly locals, Sebastian Street Beach.
Located near Fort Lauderdale’s historic (and historically-gay) Birch Road, Sebastian Street Beach intersects with North Fort Lauderdale Beach Drive (A-1-A), within blocks of some of Greater Fort Lauderdale’s gay resorts and guest houses, and within minutes of the rest.
\Sebastian Beach is also in driving and walking distance of over 150 gay-owned bars, restaurants, shops, and other businesses.
THE BEAR NECESSITIES Fort Lauderdale’s 18th Street Beach is nestled at the intersection of A-1-A), at the north end of Fort Lauderdale Beach. A fave for military daddies, leather men, and bears, it is a quieter, less crowded, and idyllic scene of sand and masculine camaraderie. *According to gay.com.