America’s Most Captivating Couples 2008

The results are in! After a grueling selection process, we’ve skimmed the sweet cream off this year’s batch of entries and whipped it into GO’s most captivating couples of 2008. Many more couples coming soon!

Erin & Dana

Chicago, Illinois

Erin Baker, 29, Personal Trainer

Dana Lloyd, 34, Makeup Artist/Hair Stylist

Co-owners of Social Flare

“It was the end of the Gay Games 2006 in Chicago, Illinois when I met the love of my life,” says Dana, who had flown in from San Francisco to go-go dance for Club Skirts and PlanetOut at the Victory Party. “I was heading out to do my first set when I caught Erin’s eye. When I looked at her, I was completely dazzled.” The next night, another chance encounter at the House of Blues led to a passionate romance, but the couple lived 2000 miles apart. They took turns visiting every other month until Dana moved to Chicago to be with Erin. Together, they run Social Flare, a promotional company for women’s events that benefit various LGBT-associated charities. “We’re giving women here another place to meet each other and hopefully find the kind of love that Erin and I have been so fortunate to discover.”

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