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Italy

ITALY – Open for everyone

Effective June 3rd, Italy has re-opened its borders for leisure travel and holidaymakers. It has introduced numerous measures to protect and ensure the safety of all guests. Especially in the south of the country, many regions yet to be discovered are attracting visitors, such as the LGBT hotspot Gallipoli.

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Croatia

Hottest gay beaches: Croatia

Croatia has become an insider tip for gay travellers in recent years. We have listed some Croatian beaches that are known for being gay-friendly. On some of them there is also a lot of cruising taking place.

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Greece

Hottest gay beaches: Greece & the Greek Islands (Korfu, Crete, Santorini and more)

Greece is a paradise for gay tourists. World famous is of course Mykonos, but the other islands and the mainland also offer many attractions for gay tourists. We have listed the most famous beaches for you, sorted by mainland / islands.

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Italy

Hottest gay beaches: Italy

Italy offers everything that gay tourists could wish for. We have looked at the different regions and found the best gay beaches for you. You can find the hottest gay beaches in Sardinia here. Apulia 1. D’Ayala beach in Commenda …

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Spain

Hottest gay beaches: Fuerteventura

Fuerteventura is one of the Canary Islands – if you are looking for gay nightlife, the island cannot compete with Gran Canaria or Tenerife. But that is not a bad thing – Fuerteventura is suitable for those who are more into nature, hiking and tranquillity. We have found two rural beaches where gays feel especially comfortable and where they can also make new friends.

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Spain

Hottest gay beaches: Tenerife

The island of Tenerife, just next to Gran Canaria, is a gay hotspot as well – it is just more of an insiders’ tip. It also has a lot to offer for gay tourists, especially the beaches. There is something for every taste: bathing in the nude, partying, relaxing in remote places, breathtaking views and making new friends.

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USA

Hottest gay beaches: California, USA

The US state of California is known as a mecca for gay tourists. West Hollywood in Los Angeles, Castro in San Francisco and Hillcrest in San Diego are three of the most famous gay neighbourhoods in the whole world. In addition, all along the coast you will find breathtaking beaches, warm climate, surfer boys and handsome men. In the Spartacus Gay Travel Index USA, California was ranked first of all US states due to its social acceptance and state laws. We have visited the best gay beaches for you.

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South Africa

TOP 6: The most beautiful places in Cape Town

With its location directly on the sea, Cape Town is considered one of the most beautiful cities in the world. Whether it is the striking Table Mountain, the colourful Bo-Kaap district or the droll penguins on Boulders Beach – here …

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SPARTACUS Gay Travel Index 2020

Sweden, Canada und Malta ranking highest / US federal states in a specific separate index

The diversification of evaluation criteria and thus resulting changes of ranks in the eighth SPARTACUS Gay Travel Index conceal the fact that the global liberalisation process has slowed down considerably. The new ranking of the US states provides travellers with detailed information and gives some surprising informaion about the striking regional differences in „God’s own Country“ after almost four years of Trump administration.

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news

Iran | 22.09.2020

Almost two out of three queer Iranians* experience violence from their families

These are incredible figures: More than four out of ten queer Iranians*, i.e. almost half of all respondents, have already been victims of sexual violence or rape – again mostly starting from their own families. This is the result of research by the leading Iranian queer organisation 6Rang, which shows how widespread violence against queer people is in the West Asian country.

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Finland | 21.09.2020

Kisses, burgers and bigotry: Homophobes etch against fast food advertising

When two mascots kiss, the intolerants snort with rage. That’s what happened in Finland, where fast food giant Burger King installed billboards to celebrate Helsinki Pride Week 2020. The message of the advertisement: Love conquers all. Arch-conservatives are upset about this and claim that gay kisses have nothing to do with love – but with perversion.

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USA | 19.09.2020

Ruth Bader Ginsburg: America’s liberal conscience is dead

Ruth Bader Ginsburg could no longer fulfil the hope that the seriously ill judge at the Supreme Court would hold out until the majority of the Trump Party was broken. Yesterday, the 87-year-old fighter for equal rights died.

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Great Britain | 18.09.2020

British rugby player comes out as bisexual

Levi Davis (22) is the first rugby player to admit to being a queer at the beginning of his career – and the first to admit to being bisexual. The Briton explained that he had previously struggled with psychological problems and alcohol and that outing would help him to end the shame and the game of hide-and-seek. The reactions to the outing were overwhelmingly positive.

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Poland | 17.09.2020

Ursula von der Leyen: “LGBT-free zones have no place in our Union”

EU Commission President Ursula von der Leyen spoke out strongly against discrimination against LGBTIQ*s in Poland in her first State of the Union address on 16 September.

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pakistan | 15.09.2020

Horror in Pakistan after murders of trans* women

In Pakistan, two trans women were shot dead and another seriously injured within two days. The community mourns – and lives in fear. The crimes once again draw attention to how marginalised transsexual people are in the South Asian country.

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