Africa

South Africa

TOP 6: The most beautiful places in Cape Town

With its location directly on the sea, Cape Town is considered one of the most beautiful cities in the world. Whether it is the striking Table Mountain, the colourful Bo-Kaap district or the droll penguins on Boulders Beach – here …

more…

Rwanda | Kigali

Video: SpartacusTV – RWANDA: Visiting the world’s last mountain gorillas

In this episode of SpartacusTV, Ulli Pridat visits Rwanda. The country in East Africa is very interesting: it ranks fourth in the world in terms of equality between men and women. Plus, it is one of the more liberal African countries regarding homosexuality.

more…

Botswana

Video: SpartacusTV – Breakfast with elephants in Botswana

Welcome to a new episode of Spartacus TV! This time, Ulli Pridat takes you on safari in the fascinating Botswana! Botswana is located in Southern Africa and ranked 83rd in last year’s Spartacus Gay Travel Index.

more…

Cape Verde | Kap Verde

Tolerant Cape Verde

According to the research institute Afrobarometer Cape Verde is the most tolerant African country.

more…

South Africa | Kapstadt

Let’s go south!

Bored? This word is unknown in Cape Town. Whether you prefer the beach, culture, the gay szene or nature – there is something on offer for everyone in the south of Africa.

more…

La Réunion

Dance around the volcano

The island La Réunion belongs to Europe but has tropical flair. It attracts gay tourists thanks to the „Gayfriendly Réunion“ charta that guarantees a pleasant stay.

more…

news

12.08.2020

Tunisia: Court of Appeal confirms sodomy ruling

A Tunisian court of appeal upheld the conviction of two men found guilty of sodomy in June. The court only reduced the sentence from two to one year in prison.

more…

USA | 09.08.2020

USA: Judges overturn trans*hostile law – birth certificates can be changed again

The ruling of a federal district court in Idaho on Friday was a victory for queer activists. The court overturned a Republican-backed law that had caused worldwide horror with its regression. Since July 2020 it has banned transgender people in the northwestern US state from having their birth certificates adjusted.

more…

Sweden | 07.08.2020

Sweden: Pop star with Kurdish roots comes out as gay

Darin Zanyar came out to Instagram as gay. The 33-year-old is one of Sweden’s most famous pop stars – with seven number one albums. The singer with Kurdish roots has also become a role model for the Kurdish community through his courageous step.

more…

Poland | 07.08.2020

Poland: President Duda is sworn in – and the opposition wears rainbows

Colorful protest: With clothes and face masks in rainbow colours, the opposition yesterday, at the swearing-in of newly elected President Andrzej Duda, sent a clear signal against his queer politics – which, together with the tough election campaign, divided the country more deeply than ever.

more…

USA | 06.08.2020

Transphobia: Police officers convicted of murder, new blood crime in Portland

A criminal court in San Salvador, the capital of El Salvador, sentenced three police officers to 20 years imprisonment each for the murder of a transsexual woman. In Portland the at least 26th trans*person in the USA lost her life this year.

more…

Italy | 06.08.2020

Hottest gay beaches: Italy

Italy offers everything that gay tourists could wish for. We have looked at the different regions and collected the best gay beaches for you. You can find the hottest gay beaches in Sardinia here. Apulia 1. D’Ayala beach in Commenda …

more…