Europe

France

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 …

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Portugal

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.

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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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Spain

BILBAO: City of surprises

Those who expect tapas, flamenco and sangria during a visit to the harbour city Bilbao in the north of Spain are pretty wrong. The biggest city of the Basque Country surprises with its very own culture, cuisine and magnificent landscapes in the immediate vicinity.

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news

USA | 26.11.2020

Florida: Trump’s judges overturn ban on conversiontherapy

In a 2-to-1 ruling, Trump’s judges at the Florida Court of Appeals voted for the right of therapists to offer conversion procedures. The opposing vote came from Beverly Martin – she was appointed by Obama. The decision casts dark shadows: …

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Latvia | 25.11.2020

Latvia’s Constitutional Court: Parental leave also for lesbians

In Latvia, women are entitled to 56 days “maternity leave” before the birth and 56 days “birth leave” after the birth, making a total of 112 days of paid maternity leave. Fathers are entitled to ten days’ paid parental leave after the birth of a child. Is this also available to homosexual couples? And what impact does the current ruling on lesbian co-mothers have on the backlog of reforms regarding the recognition of homosexual partnerships?

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New Zealand | 24.11.2020

World AIDS Day: Quick test or chewing gum?

About 3500 New Zealanders live with HIV. 212 new infections were registered in 2019. The group that is still most at risk is homosexual and bisexual men. But only 50 percent of New Zealand’s homo- and bisexual men are estimated by NZAF to go to the doctor regularly to get tested. Auckland has therefore had three HIV rapid test machines since October. The machines were developed by the New Zealand AIDS Foundation (NZAF).

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Indonesia | 24.11.2020

Indonesia: Gay couple threatened with 100 lashes

100 lashes threaten a gay couple in Banda Aceh, the most extremely queerly region in Indonesia. A mob of locals stormed the homes of the 26-year-old and the 34-year-old in the neighbourhood of Kuta Alam, forcibly dragged them both to a police station. Now the couple are threatened with torture – activists* demand: Stop the madness!

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20.11.2020

#TDoR2020: 350 murders in just one year!

On the occasion of the Trans Day of Remembrance (TDoR), which takes place every year on 20 November, the research project “Transrespect versus Transphobia Worldwide” (TvT) published data collected by Trans Murder Monitoring (TMM) over the last year.

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Poland | 18.11.2020

Poland: A rainbow shines through the night

Finally, some good news from Poland: more liberal leaders waved the rainbow flag on Tolerance Day. Queer activists*, however, asked for more support – they had wished for a bigger commitment, especially from a politician.

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