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Thailand

INSIDER: Bangkok

Paul Boonrungreung is the figurehead of the super cool SO/ Bangkok and knows the Thai metropolis like the back of his hand. After running a lifestyle and fashion boutique in London, you moved back to Bangkok in 2013 to work …

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Thailand

Thailand launches video campaign for LGBTIQ* visitors

Go Thai Be Free – with this slogan the Thai Tourism Office (TAT) solicits LGBTIQ* visits to the country. At the same time as the travel fair Fitur was taking place in Madrid, a new video campaign has been launched last week in which gay and lesbian couples explore the diversity of the country.

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Taiwan

Taiwan: Between Country and City

Taiwan is known for the pulsating metropolis of Taipei – after all, it is here where the largest pride in Asia takes place. But the country is also a paradise for gourmets, friends of traditional culture and lovers of majestic …

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Vietnam

An expedition to gay and lesbian Vietnam

Vietnam is smaller than Germany but looks huge. No wonder as it stretches like a narrow strip  and across several climate zones at a length of around 1,650 kilometres. It is time for an expedition to a country in whose history homosexuality was never banned.

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Myanmar

Times are changing in Myanmar

Myanmar opens up to the world. In the land of a thousand pagodas, which has retained its original character through the years of isolation, there is a feeling of optimism. Even the small gay scene profits from that.

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Thailand | Bangkok

Insider: Robby shows his gay Bangkok

Robby guides us around gay Bangkok today. The 29-year-old works as a personal trainer, is from the Thai capital and shows us his favorite places.

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Taiwan | Taipei

The other China

Taiwan from the centre to climax. A fairytale of chickens, deer and bears.

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China | Hongkong

Est & west

What a change: a small, dreamy port on the South China Sea has turned into one of the metropolises of the 21st century. That comprises gay life, naturally.

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Israel | Jaffa

Following in Sinbad’s steps

Jaffa’s historical old town lies in the shadows of party metropolis Tel Aviv. It just waits to be ‘conquered’. It is used to it after all.

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news

18.04.2019

Above the clouds with Harvey Milk

So it’s Harvey Milk now as well. After Oscar Wilde, Harvey Milk, an activist and gay city councillor from San Francisco who died in an assassination attempt, is now being honoured with a portrait on the tail fin of a …

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31.03.2019

George Clooney calls for boycott

The sexiest man alive (voted 1997 and 2006) calls for the boycott of various luxury Hotels in Europe and the US. The reason: shares of these hotels belong to Hassanal Bolkiah, the head of the Sultanate of Brunei. He recently …

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28.03.2019

Death penalty for homosexuals

The Sultanate of Brunei is the first coutry in Asia to make homosexuality punishable by death as it now applies strict Sharia laws.

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26.03.2019

United Airlines offers third gender option

With United Airlines making use of a new IATA regulation, a gender-neutral title can be chosen as a title on an airline ticket. More airlines are to follow.

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Spain | Madrid | 13.03.2019

Madrid wins Master Award for Tolerance and Diversity

At this year’s international film print multimedia festival “The Golden City Gate” at the ITB, Madrid was awarded the Master Award for Tolerance and Diversity for the video “40 Years of Madrid Pride”. Festival President Wolfgang Huschert attaches great importance …

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25.02.2019

SPARTACUS Gay Travel Index 2019

Portugal, Sweden, and Canada are the most LGBT-friendly travel countries – Germany is slipping.

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