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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Russia | 22.10.2020

Russian legislators cut off anti-queer amendment to constitution

Good news from Russia – for a change. A government commission and the Human Rights Council took a clear stand against amendments to the country’s Family Code that would have once again banned equal treatment of marriage and same-sex adoption – and legally wiped out transgender people. Will the law now fail in the Duma?

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Israel | 21.10.2020

Israel discovers trans*rights: Facilitations and a government committee

Israel’s Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu had often expressed his intention to help the trans* community, but for years hardly anything had happened. But for some months now, it seems, the problems have been seriously addressed.

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20.10.2020

Despite the COVID-19 pandemic: Mauritius marches for love

It is a rare sight this year: the queer community in Mauritius defied the COVID-19 pandemic and the queer-hostile mood in the country by organising one of the world’s very rare pride events. With good reason: the queers have an important demand.

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Canada | 19.10.2020

Against sexism and homophobia: Hundred students wear skirts

Students of a Canadian high school set an important signal: In protest against a sexist school dress code, toxic masculinity and homophobia, they showed a lot of courage and even more leg.

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Russia | 17.10.2020

Gay dads flee from Russia

Gay fathers leave everything behind – for fear of Putin’s investigators. Alexander* (name changed) fled Russia with his son. The 40-year-old spoke to The Guardian newspaper about his escape and his fears. He did not want to risk having his …

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14.10.2020

Japanese politician fears population extinction because of queers

A member of parliament from a district in northern Tokyo came under fire because he said his district would “perish” if sexual minority rights were protected by law.

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