Asia

Thailand

Bangkok: The Beautiful Unknown

Thailand’s capital city is known as a cultural metropolis, scene hotspot and shopping paradise. But Bangkok offers much more: Often only a few kilometers away from the tourist streams you can find lush green nature, village idyll and forgotten temples. …

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Thailand

Hottest gay beaches: Koh Samui, Thailand

Wanting to escape the European winter? Ko Samui is an island in the Gulf of Thailand about 35 kilometres from the Thai mainland. The gay friendliness of the Thais and the vibrant nightlife are just two of the reasons why the resort is so popular with gays. We introduce you to two of the most beautiful and gay friendly beaches on the island:

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Malaysia

Video: SpartacusTV – Should gays be afraid to travel to Malaysia?

Welcome to a new episode of SPARTACUS TV! This time, Ulli Pridat visits the island Penang, which is located off the mainland of Malaysia. He takes you on a tour of the fascinating city of George Town and tells you …

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Thailand

Hottest gay beaches: Phuket, Thailand

Thailand is a gay Mecca in Asia. The open attitude towards homosexuality has been attracting gay tourists from all over the world for decades. Besides a trip to Bangkok you should definitely visit one of Phuket’s beaches. We have listed the most gay-attractive ones for you.

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Israel | Tel Aviv

Hottest gay beaches: Tel Aviv, Israel

Hilton Beach in Tel Aviv and Ga’ash Beach nearby are the most popular with the local gay community. Especially Hilton Beach is a must for any gay tourist in Tel Aviv.

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Israel | Tel Aviv

With Superstar Holidays to Pride – ADVERTORIAL –

Superstar Holidays, your special tour operator for trips to Israel, and Discover Israel, holiday company of EL AL Israel Airlines, invite you to explore and experience this diverse country. For us, Israel is not just a travel product, but our …

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Thailand

INSIDER: Bangkok

Paul Boonrungreung is the figurehead of the super cool SO/ Bangkok and knows the Thai metropolis like the back of his hand.

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Japan | Tokyo

24 hours: A gay day in Tokyo

The mix of contrasts of culture and commerce, tradition and future make Japan’s capital city of millions one of the most exciting ones on earth. Apart from one of the largest LGBTIQ* communities in the world, Tokyo also has places of quiet. Our tips for a day in Tokyo will give you an idea.

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Thailand

Thailand launches video campaign for LGBTIQ* visitors

Go Thai Be Free – with this slogan the Thai Tourism Office (TAT) solicits LGBTIQ* visits to the country. At the same time as the travel fair Fitur was taking place in Madrid, a new video campaign has been launched last week in which gay and lesbian couples explore the diversity of the country.

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news

Russia | 22.10.2020

Russian legislators cut off anti-queer amendment to constitution

Good news from Russia – for a change. A government commission and the Human Rights Council took a clear stand against amendments to the country’s Family Code that would have once again banned equal treatment of marriage and same-sex adoption – and legally wiped out transgender people.¬†Will the law now fail in the Duma?

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Israel | 21.10.2020

Israel discovers trans*rights: Facilitations and a government committee

Israel’s Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu had often expressed his intention to help the trans* community, but for years hardly anything had happened. But for some months now, it seems, the problems have been seriously addressed.

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20.10.2020

Despite the COVID-19 pandemic: Mauritius marches for love

It is a rare sight this year: the queer community in Mauritius defied the COVID-19 pandemic and the queer-hostile mood in the country by organising one of the world’s very rare pride events. With good reason: the queers have an important demand.

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Canada | 19.10.2020

Against sexism and homophobia: Hundred students wear skirts

Students of a Canadian high school set an important signal: In protest against a sexist school dress code, toxic masculinity and homophobia, they showed a lot of courage and even more leg.

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Russia | 17.10.2020

Gay dads flee from Russia

Gay fathers leave everything behind – for fear of Putin’s investigators. Alexander* (name changed) fled Russia with his son. The 40-year-old spoke to The Guardian newspaper about his escape and his fears. He did not want to risk having his …

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14.10.2020

Japanese politician fears population extinction because of queers

A member of parliament from a district in northern Tokyo came under fire because he said his district would “perish” if sexual minority rights were protected by law.

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