Fort Lauderdale Rolls Out the Welcome Mat for Transgender Tourists in New Ad Campaign

Most people wouldn't have the slightest clue that the smiling woman in the orange swimsuit and white cover-up is Venezuelan model Isabella Santiago, who is transgender. She is one of three trans people who appear in a first-of-its-kind ad campaign for Fort Lauderdale that subtly makes an unanticipated point.Yes, the welcome mat is out for trans tourists."Diversity and inclusion is an integral part of this destination's personality," said Richard Gray, the managing director of LGBTQ travel for the Greater Fort Lauderdale CVB. "It is indeed who we are."  Continue reading...

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