Aruba, Curacao, and a Private Island: 4,200 Lesbians Cruise to the Caribbean

From Aruba to Curacao to Fort Lauderdale, the women onboard Olivia's 40th Anniversary Southern Caribbean Cruise got to help make a little history. Here's a look at the cruisers.

BY Diane Anderson-Minshall

March 01 2013 6:00 AM ET

Two women who traveled from Florida’s lesbian village, Carefree Resort, to the Olivia Cruise, which took off in Fort Lauderdale. Rosie Koch and Marilyn Shanahan were on their first Olivia cruise.

Smiles over beer

Learning to ride during one of the excursions

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