Africa

Ghana

#Interview – Ghana’s LGBTIQ* community comes out

What is it like to be a gay man in Ghana – a country where sex between men is illegal and punishable by up to three years imprisonment? Alex Kofi Donkor (29) is one of the most famous faces of the local queer community. He is head of the organisation LGBT+ Rights Ghana. We spoke with the 29-year-old activist about the situation of the community, about his life and loving and about what needs to change.

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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 …

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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.

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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.

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Cape Verde | Kap Verde

Tolerant Cape Verde

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

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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.

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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.

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31.08.2021

SPARTACUS Gay Travel Index 2021

Gay Travel Index 2021: Canada is the most LGBTQ*-friendly travel destination The editorial offices of männer* and Spartacus have compiled the annual Gay Travel Index and one person can be really happy: Justin Trudeau, the Prime Minister of Canada. The …

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Great Britain | 14.02.2021

Great Britain: “Historical injustice” corrected

British military veterans who were dishonourably discharged from the military because of their sexual or gender orientation and lost all awards are to be rehabilitated and honoured again. In doing so, the Ministry of Defence (MoD) wants to correct a “historical injustice”.

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Russia | 08.02.2021

“Mortal Danger” – Drama about two queer Chechens

Two queer men who escaped torture in Chechnya were abducted by police in Russia and deported back to their home country. There they are currently being held, interrogated and threatened – without access to legal representation. The queer organisation Russian …

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USA | 05.02.2021

New York lifts controversial ‘walking while trans’ ban

On February 2, Governor Andrew Cuomo signed a bill into law in New York that repeals a controversial law commonly known as the “Walking While Trans” ban.

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Honduras | 04.02.2021

Honduras: “Constitutional ban” against gay marriage

Members of the Honduran parliament have voted in favour of a constitutional amendment that makes it much harder to change existing laws.

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Indonesia | 01.02.2021

Banda Aceh: 77 lashes for gay love

All protests, complaints and pleas remained in vain: On Thursday, 28 January 2021, the young couple was publicly whipped. The two men had to endure 77 lashes each with a whip made of solid rattan. And all because they had been in a relationship within their own four walls.

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