Germany

Germany

Hottest gay beaches: Germany

Germany really offers gay holidaymakers everything: from the party and electrical capital Berlin to cultural diversity to mountains and the sea. Nudism is also not frowned upon in Germany and is practised on many beaches. Some of them are particularly …

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Germany | Cologne

24 hours: A gay day in Cologne

Berlin – who?, people would ask as Cologne was the most popluar destination for gay tourists in the 1990s. The hype about Berlin has certainly shifted the focus, but Cologne still does not only hold the famous carnival, but also Germany’s biggest Pride parade. SPARTACUS has visited the largest city on the Rhine – and we will show you how to enjoy Cologne best.

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Germany | Berlin

10 things you must do to feel like a real gay Berliner

Welcome to Berlin, Baby! Here are 10 things you must do to feel like a real gay Berliner.

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Germany | Sylt

Stiff breeze

It does not always have to be Gran Canaria or Mykonos. Germany’s most northern island of Sylt has a lot to offer for your summer holiday.

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Germany | Ostsee

A world apart

North of Rostock, on the Darss, the Baltic Sea is still as it has always been: Quiet, natural and even a tad gay.

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Germany | Bayern

Crazy

He was cosidered a homophile excentric and left visible traces with his castles in the picturesque landscape of Upper Bavaria. A trip in the footsteps of fairy king Ludwig II.

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Guatemala | 21.01.2020

First openly gay congressman in Guatemala

Aldo Dávila has been working for HIV-positive people in Guatemala for decades and makes no secret of his status. Now he has moved into the parliament of the Central American state – and declared that he fears for his life every day.

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Poland | 08.01.2020

Art censorship: Hard times for queer artists in Warsaw?

The Polish Minister of Culture Piotr Gliński appointed Piotr Bernatowicz as the new director of the Centre for Modern Art in Warsaw, who is assigned to the right spectrum. Many artists fear a turnaround in Poland’s art scene.

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Hungary | 09.12.2019

World AIDS Day in Budapest

For this years World AIDS Day, the Budapest’s Chain Bridge turned red. It is a tradition that the bridge receives special illumination on socially relevant memorial days. The Széchenyi Chain Bridge was illuminated for the first time on 1 December 2019 in connection with World AIDS Day in the color of the red ribbon that became the symbol of the fight against AIDS.

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Brazil | 16.10.2019

Brazil: Judge overturns Bolsonaro’s stop to fund queer cinema

Brazil’s homophobic President Jair Bolsonaro cancelled funding for TV shows six weeks ago because he disapproved of its content. He described the financial support for social projects, including LGBTIQ* films, as “money wasted”. Now a federal judge declared the financial freeze null and void.

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China | 01.10.2019

Chinese social media platform bans homosexual content

The Chinese social media and video platform TikTok seems to be a prime example of censorship. TikTok had already recently been criticized for censoring the protest in Hong Kong and thus creating a distorted picture of opinion. It has now become known that the company is also blocking content that shows, advertises or promotes homosexuality.

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Germany | 27.09.2019

Refugees need more information about sexual diversity

German sex educators and integration commissioners on Thursday called for increased sexual education measures for fugitives. At the conference on “Sexual Diversity and Flight”, one of the topics discussed was how to overcome existing prejudices.

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