Europe

France

Hottest gay beaches: France

Both in the north but especially in the south of France there are many beaches with nudist areas where gays are very welcome. To make it easier for you to choose, we have only listed the beaches that are either …

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Italy

ITALY – Open for everyone

Effective June 3rd, Italy has re-opened its borders for leisure travel and holidaymakers. It has introduced numerous measures to protect and ensure the safety of all guests. Especially in the south of the country, many regions yet to be discovered are attracting visitors, such as the LGBT hotspot Gallipoli.

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Croatia

Hottest gay beaches: Croatia

Croatia has become an insider tip for gay travellers in recent years. We have listed some Croatian beaches that are known for being gay-friendly. On some of them there is also a lot of cruising taking place.

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Greece

Hottest gay beaches: Greece & the Greek Islands (Korfu, Crete, Santorini and more)

Greece is a paradise for gay tourists. World famous is of course Mykonos, but the other islands and the mainland also offer many attractions for gay tourists. We have listed the most famous beaches for you, sorted by mainland / islands.

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Italy

Hottest gay beaches: Italy

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

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Spain

Hottest gay beaches: Fuerteventura

Fuerteventura is one of the Canary Islands – if you are looking for gay nightlife, the island cannot compete with Gran Canaria or Tenerife. But that is not a bad thing – Fuerteventura is suitable for those who are more into nature, hiking and tranquillity. We have found two rural beaches where gays feel especially comfortable and where they can also make new friends.

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Spain

Hottest gay beaches: Tenerife

The island of Tenerife, just next to Gran Canaria, is a gay hotspot as well – it is just more of an insiders’ tip. It also has a lot to offer for gay tourists, especially the beaches. There is something for every taste: bathing in the nude, partying, relaxing in remote places, breathtaking views and making new friends.

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Spain

BILBAO: City of surprises

Those who expect tapas, flamenco and sangria during a visit to the harbour city Bilbao in the north of Spain are pretty wrong. The biggest city of the Basque Country surprises with its very own culture, cuisine and magnificent landscapes in the immediate vicinity.

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Switzerland | Zurich

Pink Apple Festival: The queerest Film Festival in Switzerland!

Andreas Bühlmann talks to us about the PinkApple Festival – the biggest gay and lesbian film festival in Switzerland. This year it takes place from 28.4.-7.5.2020 in Zurich and from 8.-10.5.2020 in Frauenfeld.

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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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