North America

USA | Phoenix

How Phoenix celebrated its Pride

On the weekend, the metropolis in the desert state of Arizona celebrated its Pride with a big LGBT-festival and parade. We have the most beautiful photos for you:

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USA

Let yourself get dragged to NYC

British airline ‘Virgin Atlantic’ has announced a very special “Pride Flight” to mark 50 years of WorldPride/Stonewall in June 2019.

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USA

Memory of Stonewall events

On June 28, 1969, the police carried out one of their infamous raids in the bar “Stonewall Inn”. It was a meeting place of the gay and transsexual community on New York’s Christopher Street. The events that led to the start LGBT-movement will be celebrated prominently at their 50th anniversary.

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USA | New York City

New York: More than just a city

If you travel to New York City for this year’s World Pride 2019 do not miss the opportunity to get to know the rest of NYC state. The state offers a variety of adventures. We present you a few of the regions in the “Empire State”.

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USA

Gay paradise: Key West

They are considered to be the tropical paradise of Florida: The famous chain of islands in the extreme south not only offers an average temperature of 25.5 degrees Celsius but with the town of Key West one of the most popular holiday destinations for the LGBTQ community

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USA | New York

New York City is celebrating 50 years of Stonewall

To mark the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall Uprising in New York in 1969, one of the birth places of the modern LGBTIQ* movement, New York is preparing for a rush of gay and lesbian tourists.ll

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USA

Florida: Warm Winter

While you should dress in many layers here in the coming month it will make a lot more sense to dress with as little as possible in the south of the US. Florida’s beaches are in high season during the winter months – and the LGBTIQ* scene also has plenty of events such as the Winter Party in Miami, the “Bone Island Bare It All” weekend in Key West or the Pride in Fort Lauderdale.

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USA

A trip along America’s third coast

The Great Lakes region can best be explored by car. And the gay scene is not only at home in the big cities: while they are home to clubs, saunas and entertainment, small towns invite you to take a dip. They are also home to the true landmarks.

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USA | Philadelphia

Gay in Philly

Cream cheese, AIDS drama and a catchy tune by Bruce Springsteen – everyone associates his very own with Philadelphia. But what makes the city so attractive for gay holidaymakers?

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news

Hungary | 26.01.2021

Hungary: Outrage over “Black Lives Matter” art installation

In the Hungarian capital Budapest, a temporary 3D-printed art installation is heating up right-wing conservatives.

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Brazil | 24.01.2021

Lesbian dream wedding in top sport: Fifa world footballer proposes via Instagram

Six-time FIFA World Player of the Year Marta Vieira da Silva has announced she will marry her Orlando Pride teammate Toni Deion Pressley.

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Poland | 21.01.2021

Polish state uses intimidation lawsuits against activists

The situation for Polish LGBTI activists who have been fighting against the right-wing conservatives’ plans to eradicate queer life in Poland is coming to a head. The Polish state is using SLAPP lawsuits to silence their voices.

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Switzerland | 20.01.2021

Coming-out: Swiss basketball player Marco Lehmann is gay

The domino effect has long been undeniable: More and more top gay athletes are taking heart and coming out publicly, encouraged by the positive reactions to the coming out of their predecessors. This was also the case for professional basketball player Marco Lehmann: The Swiss athlete was encouraged to take this step by the outing of a countryman – swinger Curdin Orlik came out in 2020.

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USA | 14.01.2021

The app Parler, a hotbed of homo/transphobia and racism, is offline

The network Parler, popular especially among right-wingers, is offline. After Parler was kicked out of Apple’s App Store and Google’s Play Store last week, the third tech giant Amazon has now also announced that it will no longer offer the homophobic/transphobic and racist forum a platform.

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USA | 11.01.2021

USA: Homophiles among the attackers of the Capitol

In addition to White Supremacists, extremists from the Proud Boys and QAnon supporters, several members of Gays for Trump were also involved in the Capitol riots, as some recordings show. Who are these people and what drives them?

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