Spain

Spain

Hottest gay beaches: Spain

You chose Spain for your summer holidays? That’s an excellent choice. Hot boys with flashing eyes in tight pants (if at all) are eye-candy. We will tell you where you can spend the hottest beach holiday in Spain.

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Spain | Madrid

Madrid wins Master Award for Tolerance and Diversity

Madrid was awarded the Master Award for Tolerance and Diversity for the video “40 Years of Madrid Pride” at this year’s international film and print multimedia festival “The Golden City Gate” at ITB, Berlin’s toursim fair.

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Spain | Majorca

Almendros Bonitos: Majorca flowers in spring

Every year more and more tourists come to Majorca – mostly in the high season in July / August for beach, swimming or party holidays. But many feel deterred by mass tourism and avoid the island in the summer.

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Spain | Asturien

Pure pleasure

Asturias on the Spanish northern coast is not only the green lung of the peninsula but also a paradise for art lovers and gourmands.

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Spain | Andalusien

Sierra & beach

If cultural highlights as Alhambra, peaks of Sierra Nevada or the famous gay beach town Torremolinos – the area around Málaga and Granada shows Andalucia at its best.

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Spain | Gran Canaria

Wellness & sea

Summer and partying all year round: Gran Canaria is one of the most popular gay holiday destinations in Europe.

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Spain | Madrid

The other Chueca

Where prossies, pushers and Pedro Almodóvar used to reign in the past, the queer scene is blooming now – Malasaña is turning into Madrid’s hippest barrio.

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Poland | 08.01.2020

Art censorship: Hard times for queer artists in Warsaw?

The Polish Minister of Culture Piotr Gliński appointed Piotr Bernatowicz as the new director of the Centre for Modern Art in Warsaw, who is assigned to the right spectrum. Many artists fear a turnaround in Poland’s art scene.

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Hungary | 09.12.2019

World AIDS Day in Budapest

For this years World AIDS Day, the Budapest’s Chain Bridge turned red. It is a tradition that the bridge receives special illumination on socially relevant memorial days. The Széchenyi Chain Bridge was illuminated for the first time on 1 December 2019 in connection with World AIDS Day in the color of the red ribbon that became the symbol of the fight against AIDS.

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Brazil | 16.10.2019

Brazil: Judge overturns Bolsonaro’s stop to fund queer cinema

Brazil’s homophobic President Jair Bolsonaro cancelled funding for TV shows six weeks ago because he disapproved of its content. He described the financial support for social projects, including LGBTIQ* films, as “money wasted”. Now a federal judge declared the financial freeze null and void.

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China | 01.10.2019

Chinese social media platform bans homosexual content

The Chinese social media and video platform TikTok seems to be a prime example of censorship. TikTok had already recently been criticized for censoring the protest in Hong Kong and thus creating a distorted picture of opinion. It has now become known that the company is also blocking content that shows, advertises or promotes homosexuality.

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Germany | 27.09.2019

Refugees need more information about sexual diversity

German sex educators and integration commissioners on Thursday called for increased sexual education measures for fugitives. At the conference on “Sexual Diversity and Flight”, one of the topics discussed was how to overcome existing prejudices.

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25.09.2019

How LGBT-friendly is Europe?

The European Commission’s Eurobarometer survey looks at the discrimination and social acceptance of LGBTI people throughout the European Union. The survey was carried out in May 2019 and the evaluation has now been published. How tolerant is Europe and what have been the developments since the last survey in 2015? Spartacus has selected the most relevant figures for you:

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