Jamaica

Jamaica

Jamaica wants gay tourists to feel safe

Donovon White, Jamaican Director of Tourism, has fended off accusations that Jamaica is a hostile place for gay tourists.

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Poland | 07.04.2020

Poland: Protest with queer wedding photos

The photographer Pamela Porwen started a photo project in which she photographed well-known queer people from Poland as wedding couples. The photos will be exhibited in May. Inspiration for the project was the deteriorating situation of the community in Poland and the fact that there is no legal recognition for same-sex couples.

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Singapore | 04.04.2020

Singapore: Homosexuality remains illegal

The High Court of Singapore decided: Paragraph 377A from the British colonial era continues to exist, homosexuality is thus still criminal. India’s Supreme Court had declared the same paragraph invalid in 2018 and freed homosexuals from illegality.

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02.04.2020

Corona: Pride cancellations and postponements 2020

Due to the corona crisis, many prides worldwide have already been cancelled or postponed. We will inform you about all past and future announcements here. The post is updated constantly.

As before, all already known dates can be found in our Pride Calendar.

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31.03.2020

Happy Trans* Day of Visibilty

Today, March 31st, 20 is Trans Day of Visibility. On this day transgender and non-binary people and communities all over the world are to be celebrated. Not only queer, but also heterosexual and C sharp people can show their solidarity with the Trans* community – not just today, but all year round. So we collected some positive examples of celebrities who stood up for Trans* rights last year.

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Ireland | 30.03.2020

Ireland: Athlete comes out as gay

Irish athlete Denis Finnegan has come out as gay. In the podcast “Five things to rule them all” by “Outsports”, the professional athlete declared he was gay. His wish for the future:  more queer athletes dare to live their lives …

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USA | New York | 27.03.2020

Love in times of Corona: Last minute wedding

New York City is sealing itself off: the metropolis of millions has become the new fire source of the pandemic. A gay couple managed to get married just before the lockdown. The wedding took place out of love – and fear of Covid-19.

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