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Hottest gay beaches: California, USA

The US state of California is known as a mecca for gay tourists. West Hollywood in Los Angeles, Castro in San Francisco and Hillcrest in San Diego are three of the most famous gay neighbourhoods in the whole world. In addition, all along the coast you will find breathtaking beaches, warm climate, surfer boys and handsome men. In the Spartacus Gay Travel Index USA, California was ranked first of all US states due to its social acceptance and state laws. We have visited the best gay beaches for you.

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USA

Video: Spartacus TV – Across the US by train!

In this new episode of SpartacusTV, Ulli Pridat visits the US and takes you on a trip from Florida to New York – by train! He shows you how you sleep in one of the famous Amtrak sleeping cars and brings you the best pictures of his trip on the American East Coast.

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USA

Video-Special: SpartacusTV – A trip to Hawaii

In this special episode of SpartacusTV, Ulli Pridat takes you with him to the fascinating islands of Hawaii. He will show you Pearl Harbor, the volcanoes of Big Island, the famous Waikiki Beach and take you on a helicopter flight over the beautiful Napali Coast. And he talks about gay rights on Hawaii as well as bars, events and other attractions for gay men.  Are you ready? Get on board!

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USA | New York

Video: SpartacusTV – How to spend a gay summer on Fire Island!

Welcome to a new episode of SPARTACUS TV! This time, Ulli Pridat visits what is supposed to be the gayest island in the world: No, it is not Mykonos, it is Fire Island!

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USA | Miami

Hottest gay beaches: Miami!

Miami is a magnet for gays all over the world. The gay scene is diverse and offers something for every taste. In addition to bars, clubs and parties, Miami also has famous beaches where there are almost only gay men. We have listed them for you:

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USA | Palm Springs

INNdulge – GAY MEN’S CLOTHING OPTIONAL RESORT

The award-winning INNdulge Palm Springs is a gay clothing optional resort that boasts mountain views and lush gardens. Come and experience the getaway that gay men all over the world have been enjoying for over two decades.

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USA | New York

How New York celebrated WorldPride

New York had expected up to 4 million visitors in Pride month, which ended this weekend with a parade through Manhattan as the highlight. Approximately 160 groups and cars and 150,000 participants ensured the parade lasted over 12 hours. Only after midnight did the last participants reach the finish line.

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USA | New York City

Hottest gay beaches: New York & Long Island

New York State and New York City offer pretty much everything gays want – including hot gay beaches. We will show you where to see hot boys during the day and where to go at night.

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USA | New York

Sexy Broadway

In the Pride month of June, performers and dancers will strip at “Broadway Bares” – for a good cause.

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Latvia | 25.11.2020

Latvia’s Constitutional Court: Parental leave also for lesbians

In Latvia, women are entitled to 56 days “maternity leave” before the birth and 56 days “birth leave” after the birth, making a total of 112 days of paid maternity leave. Fathers are entitled to ten days’ paid parental leave after the birth of a child. Is this also available to homosexual couples? And what impact does the current ruling on lesbian co-mothers have on the backlog of reforms regarding the recognition of homosexual partnerships?

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Indonesia | 24.11.2020

Indonesia: Gay couple threatened with 100 lashes

100 lashes threaten a gay couple in Banda Aceh, the most extremely queerly region in Indonesia. A mob of locals stormed the homes of the 26-year-old and the 34-year-old in the neighbourhood of Kuta Alam, forcibly dragged them both to a police station. Now the couple are threatened with torture – activists* demand: Stop the madness!

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20.11.2020

#TDoR2020: 350 murders in just one year!

On the occasion of the Trans Day of Remembrance (TDoR), which takes place every year on 20 November, the research project “Transrespect versus Transphobia Worldwide” (TvT) published data collected by Trans Murder Monitoring (TMM) over the last year.

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Poland | 18.11.2020

Poland: A rainbow shines through the night

Finally, some good news from Poland: more liberal leaders waved the rainbow flag on Tolerance Day. Queer activists*, however, asked for more support – they had wished for a bigger commitment, especially from a politician.

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Brazil | 16.11.2020

Bolsonaro: “We must stop being a country of fags!”

Brazil’s president once again made statements about his corona policy that could only make you shake your head. In terms of coronary rates, Brazil is in second place in the world behind the USA. That seems to leave Bolsonaro cold. Instead of solutions, he once again offers only homophobic hate.

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Poland | 13.11.2020

Is there a Pride ban coming in Poland?

The Polish Sejm has to deal with a homophobic bill that is tantamount to a defacto-ban on the queer movement.

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