Europe

Hungary

Gay Honeymoon in Budapest

The new Honeymoon in Budapest program, launched by the Humen Travel Tourism Association for LGBTQ (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer) tourist destination marketing, aims to better the position for LGBTQ tourists in Budapest by inviting honeymooners into the city. The Leongs, Shinchi and Guzifer, invited by the Humen Travel Tourism Association, were the first to spend a magical week in the Hungarian capital recently.

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Switzerland

Design line 4 – Zurich’s most artistic tram

If you are planning a trip to the gay-friendly Swiss city of Zurich this year, we have a special tip for you: a trip past the city’s art hotspots – getting off optional. And the price is unbeatable, because the vehicle is a normal tram. The somewhat different city tour.

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Austria

Gay Snow Happening in Sölden: Parties and Skiing Fun under the Rainbow Flag

Just in time for the spring skiing season Sölden will be the place to be for the international gay community from 21 to 28 March 2020. One of the most popular Gay Ski Weeks in Europa boasts heaps of fun on the ski slopes plus unrivaled party programs.

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Switzerland

Where gay life is happening in Zurich

-Advertorial- Zurich is a very interesting city for gay tourists. They can discover many fascinating things, meet new people, visit cultural events and have a great time. Zurich is a very gay-friendly city. Still, there are some extra gay neighborhoods. …

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Austria | Vienna

Hotel Urania: Vienna is different, so reside differently!

Welcome to the slightly different hotel in the middle of Vienna – come in and enjoy the special flair of the themed designer hotels. We wish you a most wonderful stay in hotel Urania, situated right next to the historic Vienna city core.

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Switzerland

Meet Henri Matisse, William Forsythe and Le Corbusier this autmn

Zurich, the city by the lake, is not only a dream destination in summer. In autumn and the approaching pre-Christmas season, the city offers great culinary experience, parties and events as well as cultural highlights. That calls for a spontaneous city trip! We have listed for you what highlights you shouldn’t miss in Zurich this autumn – or really at any time of the year.

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Switzerland

Video: Party, wellness and sauna in Zurich

The perfect weekend in Zurich. Remo Jost presents the biggest gay hot spot of Switzerland. Part 3 reports about the sea, party life and wellness. Remo shows us the best places in Zurich where you can go and relax, where you can party and where you can have fun and relax.

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Switzerland

Video: Gay bar-hopping tour in Zurich

The perfect weekend in Zurich. Remo Jost presents the biggest gay hot spot of Switzerland. In Part 2, Remo shows you the best places in Zurich where you can warm up for a great, gay evening.

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Latvia

Video: Spartacus TV – How gay-friendly is Latvia?

Welcome to a new episode of SPARTACUS TV! Ulli Pridat visits the Baltic States this time – more precisely Latvia! He shows you the architectural masterpieces Latvia’s capital Riga has to offer and explains: What is the situation like for …

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news

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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13.10.2020

Conversion therapy: European-wide ban by EU Commission?

61 members of the “LGBTI Intergroup” in the European Parliament have addressed a joint letter to the EU Commission calling for an EU-wide ban on so-called conversion processes (“homo-/trans*healing”).

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Japan | 13.10.2020

Despite Corona: “Olympic Pride House” opens in Tokyo

While the Olympic Games in Tokyo had to be postponed for a year, Tokyo insisted on opening at least the Olympic Pride House to the public. So instead of opening at the same time as the Olympics, the Pride House opened on 11th October, the International Coming Out Day.

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Russia | 11.10.2020

Rainbow flags on Putin’s birthday – Pussy Riot members arrested

They celebrated Putin’s 68th birthday on 7 October by attaching rainbow flags to five important government buildings in Moscow. The gifted, queer leader of the country does not seem to have liked the gesture: At least four members of Pussy Riot have been arrested – another has now been sentenced to 30 days in prison.

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Ukraine | 09.10.2020

Kiev: Right-wing extremists destroy queer rainbow campaign

On the occasion of the international coming-out day, a 140-metre high rainbow flag shone over the city. The slogan: “It is good to be different together! The responsible persons of KyivPride wanted to set an example against the increasing queer hatred, especially in Eastern Europe.

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Hungary | 07.10.2020

Orbán calls on homosexuals to “Leave our children alone!”

The trigger for the renewed attack on the queer community is a Hungarian fairy tale book that aims to promote diversity with older, physically challenged or POC characters – and in which Cinderella is portrayed as a lesbian. The collection of fairy tales divides society, a petition against the book has already received more than 80,000 signatures, and Hungarian booksellers draw parallels with the Nazi book-burning. Nevertheless, the publishers of the book have reason to rejoice.

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