Europe

Austria | AUSTRIA, VIENNA

Five reasons why Vienna is so LGBT-friendly!

Vienna offers gay and lesbian visitors historic cafes, unique LGBT events and exceptional shopping opportunities. And from 2019 you can even get married in Vienna! Vienna is becoming more and more popular internationally as a gay and lesbian destination – …

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Switzerland

Fun in the snow

The Gay Ski Week in Arosa, Switzerland, is one of the most popular gay winter sports events, attracting an ever-growing international audience year after year. If the mountain village of Arosa, located in the Swiss canton of Graubünden, did not …

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Austria | Vienna

Vienna celebrates EuroPride in 2019 – making it Europe’s number one LGBT hotspot!

Vienna celebrates EuroPride in June 2019. For more than two weeks, the city will offer a full programme of gay and lesbian visitors from all over the world.       Even in normal years, the Rainbow Parade in Austria’s capital …

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Malta

How Malta celebrated the Pride in 2018

Malta is one of the most developed countries when it comes to LGBT rights. With the biggest Pride ever, this also shows in the streets.
There are still areas to be tackled where inequality prevails.

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Hungary | Budapest

Stopover: BUDAPEST

The Hungarian capital has a long and eventful history, full of painful heteronomy and unfortunate decisions.

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Switzerland | Zurich

Zurich: cosmopolitan and tolerant

The cosmopolitan and tolerant city Zurich celebrates a very diverse gay and lesbian scene. Various groups and associations promote the exchange among themselves and take care of the rights and equal rights of the LGBT+ community.

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Spain | Majorca

Almendros Bonitos: Majorca flowers in spring

Every year more and more tourists come to Majorca – mostly in the high season in July / August for beach, swimming or party holidays. But many feel deterred by mass tourism and avoid the island in the summer.

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Greece | Athen

Athens seeks to attract gay tourists

The Greek capital Athens presents itself with the new campaign “Athens Real” as a young, cool and aspiring metropolis. This year the city also attracts by hosting the art exhibition Documenta.

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Greece | Athen

Spartacus Traveler Gay Guide: Athens

To Athens! In the spring of 2017, the Greek capital attracts with Pride and the art exhibition Documenta. Tips for bars, restaurants and information about the events can be found in the Spartacus Traveler Gay Guide.

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31.03.2019

George Clooney calls for boycott

The sexiest man alive (voted 1997 and 2006) calls for the boycott of various luxury Hotels in Europe and the US. The reason: shares of these hotels belong to Hassanal Bolkiah, the head of the Sultanate of Brunei. He recently …

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28.03.2019

Death penalty for homosexuals

The Sultanate of Brunei is the first coutry in Asia to make homosexuality punishable by death as it now applies strict Sharia laws.

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26.03.2019

United Airlines offers third gender option

With United Airlines making use of a new IATA regulation, a gender-neutral title can be chosen as a title on an airline ticket. More airlines are to follow.

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Spain | Madrid | 13.03.2019

Madrid wins Master Award for Tolerance and Diversity

At this year’s international film print multimedia festival “The Golden City Gate” at the ITB, Madrid was awarded the Master Award for Tolerance and Diversity for the video “40 Years of Madrid Pride”. Festival President Wolfgang Huschert attaches great importance …

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Stockholm Pride 3 (c) Stockholm Pride
25.02.2019

SPARTACUS Gay Travel Index 2019

Portugal, Sweden, and Canada are the most LGBT-friendly travel countries – Germany is slipping.

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Kolumbien | Barranquilla | 24.02.2019

Gay Carnival in Colombia

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