Its called Pink Planet: A Global Search For Gay Culture and its the first travel show to focus on gay and lesbian travel.
Pink Planet producer John Thornton says each episode puts a queer eye on a popular tourist mecca, such as the nude beaches in Hawaii; the gay rodeo in Calgary, Alberta; and the numerous lipstick lesbians of West Hollywood.
In addition, the show features tips for trendy shopping districts and hole-in-the-wall restaurants in each locale.
But while Pink Planet centers on the gay world, Thornton says non-gays are getting lots of info from the show. For instance, one suburban mom who suspects her 10-year-old is gay told Thornton the show comforted her because it showed there is a whole world available for him.
Pink Planet currently airs on a TV station in Vancouver, B.C., but Thornton says there are plans to syndicate it internationally.
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