Great Britain

Great Britain | Glasgow

Scotland’s largest rainbow: Glasgow’s hip LGBT scene

  As colourful, varied and open as the LGBT scene, so too does the trendy city of Glasgow. The rainbow-coloured flag as the symbol of the LGBT community is almost omnipresent here, decorating shop windows, cafés and many of the …

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Great Britain | Brighton

Brighton: Extravagance in the south of England

Leave all conventions behind for a ‘dirty weekend’? Not a problem in Brighton, home for eccentrics for centuries.

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Great Britain | Edinburgh

The worldly gentleman has a drink: in Edinburgh

Alexander Mahler, tester of bars and drinks at Spartacus Traveler, has drinks around the world. Today he visits bars in Scotland’s capital of Edinburgh.

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Great Britain | Manchester

Upstairs, donwstairs!

Manchaster is the only city in Europe that marks its Gay Village officially on its city map. This is due to a colourful history.

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Great Britain | London

Traditional & trendy

Diamond Jubilee, WorldPride, Olympic Games – 2012 was a year full of big events for London. The party goes on for gay visitors in 2013…

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Botswana | 11.06.2019

Botswana decriminalises gay sex

Botwana’s High Court decided in a historic ruling on Tuesday that homosexuality is no longer punishable in the African country.

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Singapore | 29.05.2019

Nephew of Singapore’s Prime Minister marries boyfriend

Li Huanwu and his boyfriend Heng Yirui got married in South Africa on May 24th. Congratulations! Most Singaporeans know Huanwu as the grandson of Singapores founding Prime Minister Lee Kuan Yew. Li Huanwu is also the nephew of current Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong.

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Kenya | 28.05.2019

Kenya: Homosexuality remains illegal

The country in East Africa has missed an opportunity to gain a foothold in the modern age. The High Court declared last Friday that the law against homosexuality not unconstitutional.

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Brazil | 27.05.2019

Brazil’s Supreme Court votes to criminalise homophobia

It is good news for the LGBT community in Brazil for a change: Homophobia has been declared a criminal offence. Six of the eleven judges of Brazil’s Supreme Court voted to extend the country’s anti-discrimination laws. Homophobia is going to be considered a crime and will be punished with up to five years imprisonment.

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Jamaica | 20.05.2019

Jamaica wants gay tourists to feel safe

Donovon White, Jamaican Director of Tourism, has fended off accusations that Jamaica is a hostile place for gay tourists.

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Netherlands | 19.05.2019

Update: 27 European countries now have banned Steven Anderson from entering

Steven Anderson is now also banned from entering Ireland. A petition demanded appropriate steps from Ireland’s government, more than 14,000 people signed. Ireland’s justice minister, Charlie Flanagan, declared that his department wanted to ban the preacher from entering the country.

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