Josko, librarian and part-time researcher on religion in Japan and Asia, is German and lives in Japan with his partner Sho. His great love is the old imperial city of Kyoto, for which he has lots of great tips.



TOP 6: Salzburger Land

Whether the cultural metropolis of Salzburg, Lake Wolfgang or the imposing mountain scenery of the Hohe Tauern National Park: In Salzburger Land, varied landscapes and exciting sights are in close proximity.



TOP 6: Reykjavik

If you visit Iceland, you shouldn’t miss the capital Reykjavik. Although the local LGBTIQ* scene is small, the rainbow colours of the queer community are present everywhere in the city center. Our highlights …   LGBT City Tour   If …


#Statistics: Which country has the most tops and bottoms?

For all those who are already planning a trip for the time after Corona, one of the big dating apps for men* who have sex with men has published an amusing little statistic …



Hottest gay beaches: France

Both in the north but especially in the south of France there are many beaches with nudist areas where gays are very welcome. To make it easier for you to choose, we have only listed the beaches that are either …



#Interview – Ghana’s LGBTIQ* community comes out

What is it like to be a gay man in Ghana – a country where sex between men is illegal and punishable by up to three years imprisonment? Alex Kofi Donkor (29) is one of the most famous faces of the local queer community. He is head of the organisation LGBT+ Rights Ghana. We spoke with the 29-year-old activist about the situation of the community, about his life and loving and about what needs to change.



Hottest gay beaches: Portugal (Algarve)

Along the long Atlantic coast of Portugal (and especially in the Algarve), many areas have small, secluded nudist beaches where you can also find gay and bisexual men. You have to try your luck!
We have listed the biggest beaches with the highest success rate for you.



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.



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.



Hungary | 26.01.2021

Hungary: Outrage over “Black Lives Matter” art installation

In the Hungarian capital Budapest, a temporary 3D-printed art installation is heating up right-wing conservatives.


Brazil | 24.01.2021

Lesbian dream wedding in top sport: Fifa world footballer proposes via Instagram

Six-time FIFA World Player of the Year Marta Vieira da Silva has announced she will marry her Orlando Pride teammate Toni Deion Pressley.


Poland | 21.01.2021

Polish state uses intimidation lawsuits against activists

The situation for Polish LGBTI activists who have been fighting against the right-wing conservatives’ plans to eradicate queer life in Poland is coming to a head. The Polish state is using SLAPP lawsuits to silence their voices.


Switzerland | 20.01.2021

Coming-out: Swiss basketball player Marco Lehmann is gay

The domino effect has long been undeniable: More and more top gay athletes are taking heart and coming out publicly, encouraged by the positive reactions to the coming out of their predecessors. This was also the case for professional basketball player Marco Lehmann: The Swiss athlete was encouraged to take this step by the outing of a countryman – swinger Curdin Orlik came out in 2020.


USA | 14.01.2021

The app Parler, a hotbed of homo/transphobia and racism, is offline

The network Parler, popular especially among right-wingers, is offline. After Parler was kicked out of Apple’s App Store and Google’s Play Store last week, the third tech giant Amazon has now also announced that it will no longer offer the homophobic/transphobic and racist forum a platform.


USA | 11.01.2021

USA: Homophiles among the attackers of the Capitol

In addition to White Supremacists, extremists from the Proud Boys and QAnon supporters, several members of Gays for Trump were also involved in the Capitol riots, as some recordings show. Who are these people and what drives them?