Dan Allen

About.com LGBT Manhattan contributing writer Dan Allen is the author of the Out Traveler: New York City, a guidebook covering gay and lesbian venues and resources throughout all five boroughs, overlaid with unique stories and site descriptions from the city’s long and wild LGBT history.

Allen is also a travel contributor to Logo’s TripOutGayTravel.com, Passport, OutTraveler.com, Out, The Advocate, and GayCities.com, as well as mainstream outlets like the Miami Herald, AOL.com, TripAdvisor.com, and ShermansTravel.com.


Aside from his published guidebook, Allen has compiled and updated guides to New York City for Gay.com and PlanetOut.com, and has written contributed articles about gay life in Manhattan to many publications, including The Advocate and the Miami Herald.

About TripSavvy and Dotdash

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