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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Great Britain | 14.02.2021

Great Britain: “Historical injustice” corrected

British military veterans who were dishonourably discharged from the military because of their sexual or gender orientation and lost all awards are to be rehabilitated and honoured again. In doing so, the Ministry of Defence (MoD) wants to correct a “historical injustice”.

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Russia | 08.02.2021

“Mortal Danger” – Drama about two queer Chechens

Two queer men who escaped torture in Chechnya were abducted by police in Russia and deported back to their home country. There they are currently being held, interrogated and threatened – without access to legal representation. The queer organisation Russian …

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USA | 05.02.2021

New York lifts controversial ‘walking while trans’ ban

On February 2, Governor Andrew Cuomo signed a bill into law in New York that repeals a controversial law commonly known as the “Walking While Trans” ban.

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Honduras | 04.02.2021

Honduras: “Constitutional ban” against gay marriage

Members of the Honduran parliament have voted in favour of a constitutional amendment that makes it much harder to change existing laws.

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Indonesia | 01.02.2021

Banda Aceh: 77 lashes for gay love

All protests, complaints and pleas remained in vain: On Thursday, 28 January 2021, the young couple was publicly whipped. The two men had to endure 77 lashes each with a whip made of solid rattan. And all because they had been in a relationship within their own four walls.

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Nigeria | 28.01.2021

Sorry, Daddy: Son of homophobic politician comes out

Bolu Okupe had his gaudy, confident coming out on social media. In an Instagram post, he announced he was “gay as f*ck”. His father, a key advisor and associate of two homophobic ex-presidents of Nigeria, didn’t take long to respond.

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