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. We give you some information what to expect and what not to miss.

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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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12.08.2020

Tunisia: Court of Appeal confirms sodomy ruling

A Tunisian court of appeal upheld the conviction of two men found guilty of sodomy in June. The court only reduced the sentence from two to one year in prison.

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USA | 09.08.2020

USA: Judges overturn trans*hostile law – birth certificates can be changed again

The ruling of a federal district court in Idaho on Friday was a victory for queer activists. The court overturned a Republican-backed law that had caused worldwide horror with its regression. Since July 2020 it has banned transgender people in the northwestern US state from having their birth certificates adjusted.

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Sweden | 07.08.2020

Sweden: Pop star with Kurdish roots comes out as gay

Darin Zanyar came out to Instagram as gay. The 33-year-old is one of Sweden’s most famous pop stars – with seven number one albums. The singer with Kurdish roots has also become a role model for the Kurdish community through his courageous step.

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Poland | 07.08.2020

Poland: President Duda is sworn in – and the opposition wears rainbows

Colorful protest: With clothes and face masks in rainbow colours, the opposition yesterday, at the swearing-in of newly elected President Andrzej Duda, sent a clear signal against his queer politics – which, together with the tough election campaign, divided the country more deeply than ever.

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USA | 06.08.2020

Transphobia: Police officers convicted of murder, new blood crime in Portland

A criminal court in San Salvador, the capital of El Salvador, sentenced three police officers to 20 years imprisonment each for the murder of a transsexual woman. In Portland the at least 26th trans*person in the USA lost her life this year.

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Italy | 06.08.2020

Hottest gay beaches: Italy

Italy offers everything that gay tourists could wish for. We have looked at the different regions and collected 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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