In honor and in celebration of marriage equality making unprecedented progress in the United States, the gay-friendly resort Oasis SENS in Cancun, Mexico, is giving away an all-expenses-paid dream trip.

EquallyWed.com, the world’s leading same-sex and allied wedding magazine, has teamed up with Gayborhood, a mobile app directory of gay-owned and gay-friendly businesses, and Oasis SENS to provide this memorable, over-the-top honeymoon or vacation to one person and his or her travel companion. Any person who identifies as a member of the LGBTQ community or is an ally of the LGBTQ community is encouraged to enter this freedom-themed contest sponsored by Aqua Foundation for Women, Brushstrokes, Del Shores, For The Kid in all of us, Georgia Equality, HRC Atlanta, IGLTA, North Georgia Rainbow Coalition and Rainbow Days at Six Flags Over Georgia.

Entry is easy. Just submit a 200-300 word essay on why marriage equality is important to you by July 19, 2013, at 11:59 p.m. EDT.

So what’s the prize? The all-inclusive couples’ getaway includes a 7-night, 8-day trip in a Sian Ka’An room (VIP with private plunge pool), round-trip airfare for two, and a 3-day Smart car rental, all fees and insurance.

OASIS SENS boasts a total of nine restaurants and nine bars, most notably Benazuza, a unique molecular culinary experience (gourmet), Muerdeme Mucho (Mexican), Moonlight (Italian), Sushi Bar (Japanese) and a new Asian Fusion concept. Nightlife options include the Lobby Bar, Sunset Cigar & Tequila Bar, Kinky Night Club, and Cava Wine Bar. The resort spa offers a wide selection of treatments including therapeutic massages, body wraps and facials.

In addition to the amenities at OASIS SENS, all visitors are welcome to take advantage of the amenities at the company’s other local Cancun resorts. This runaway program provides guests with access to more than 50 restaurants and 60 bars, all included in the price of their stay. Additionally, OASIS is the only hotel family in Cancun with private acreage at the Sian Ka’an biosphere reserve.

To enter the contest and get additional information, visit thegreatgaycation.com.