Europe

Switzerland

Design line 4 – Zurich’s most artistic tram

If you are planning a trip to the gay-friendly Swiss city of Zurich this year, we have a special tip for you: a trip past the city’s art hotspots – getting off optional. And the price is unbeatable, because the vehicle is a normal tram. The somewhat different city tour.

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Austria

Gay Snow Happening in Sölden: Parties and Skiing Fun under the Rainbow Flag

Just in time for the spring skiing season Sölden will be the place to be for the international gay community from 21 to 28 March 2020. One of the most popular Gay Ski Weeks in Europa boasts heaps of fun on the ski slopes plus unrivaled party programs.

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Switzerland

Where gay life is happening in Zurich

-Advertorial- Zurich is a very interesting city for gay tourists. They can discover many fascinating things, meet new people, visit cultural events and have a great time. Zurich is a very gay-friendly city. Still, there are some extra gay neighborhoods. …

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Switzerland

Meet Henri Matisse, William Forsythe and Le Corbusier this autmn

Zurich, the city by the lake, is not only a dream destination in summer. In autumn and the approaching pre-Christmas season, the city offers great culinary experience, parties and events as well as cultural highlights. That calls for a spontaneous city trip! We have listed for you what highlights you shouldn’t miss in Zurich this autumn – or really at any time of the year.

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Switzerland

Video: Party, wellness and sauna in Zurich

The perfect weekend in Zurich. Remo Jost presents the biggest gay hot spot of Switzerland. Part 3 reports about the sea, party life and wellness. Remo shows us the best places in Zurich where you can go and relax, where you can party and where you can have fun and relax.

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Switzerland

Video: Gay bar-hopping tour in Zurich

The perfect weekend in Zurich. Remo Jost presents the biggest gay hot spot of Switzerland. In Part 2, Remo shows you the best places in Zurich where you can warm up for a great, gay evening.

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Latvia

Video: Spartacus TV – How gay-friendly is Latvia?

Welcome to a new episode of SPARTACUS TV! Ulli Pridat visits the Baltic States this time – more precisely Latvia! He shows you the architectural masterpieces Latvia’s capital Riga has to offer and explains: What is the situation like for …

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Switzerland

Video: The two top gay shopping locations in Zurich

The perfect weekend in Zurich. Remo Jost presents the biggest gay hot spot of Switzerland. Part 1 reports about the two best gay shopping locations. SPARTACUS visited MÄNNERZONE and KINGS OF FASHION ! KINGS OF FASHION is men fashion: sexy …

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Switzerland | Zürich

Enjoying the summer at the Lake

– Advertorial – Zurich – the beautiful city by the lake. Lake Zurich and the Limmat River, leading away from the lake, shape life in the Swiss city. Especially in summer there is a lot going on outside: Chatting with …

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news

Poland | 08.01.2020

Art censorship: Hard times for queer artists in Warsaw?

The Polish Minister of Culture Piotr Gliński appointed Piotr Bernatowicz as the new director of the Centre for Modern Art in Warsaw, who is assigned to the right spectrum. Many artists fear a turnaround in Poland’s art scene.

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Hungary | 09.12.2019

World AIDS Day in Budapest

For this years World AIDS Day, the Budapest’s Chain Bridge turned red. It is a tradition that the bridge receives special illumination on socially relevant memorial days. The Széchenyi Chain Bridge was illuminated for the first time on 1 December 2019 in connection with World AIDS Day in the color of the red ribbon that became the symbol of the fight against AIDS.

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Brazil | 16.10.2019

Brazil: Judge overturns Bolsonaro’s stop to fund queer cinema

Brazil’s homophobic President Jair Bolsonaro cancelled funding for TV shows six weeks ago because he disapproved of its content. He described the financial support for social projects, including LGBTIQ* films, as “money wasted”. Now a federal judge declared the financial freeze null and void.

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China | 01.10.2019

Chinese social media platform bans homosexual content

The Chinese social media and video platform TikTok seems to be a prime example of censorship. TikTok had already recently been criticized for censoring the protest in Hong Kong and thus creating a distorted picture of opinion. It has now become known that the company is also blocking content that shows, advertises or promotes homosexuality.

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Germany | 27.09.2019

Refugees need more information about sexual diversity

German sex educators and integration commissioners on Thursday called for increased sexual education measures for fugitives. At the conference on “Sexual Diversity and Flight”, one of the topics discussed was how to overcome existing prejudices.

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25.09.2019

How LGBT-friendly is Europe?

The European Commission’s Eurobarometer survey looks at the discrimination and social acceptance of LGBTI people throughout the European Union. The survey was carried out in May 2019 and the evaluation has now been published. How tolerant is Europe and what have been the developments since the last survey in 2015? Spartacus has selected the most relevant figures for you:

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