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Video-Special: SpartacusTV – A trip to Hawaii

In this special episode of SpartacusTV, Ulli Pridat takes you with him to the fascinating islands of Hawaii. He will show you Pearl Harbor, the volcanoes of Big Island, the famous Waikiki Beach and take you on a helicopter flight over the beautiful Napali Coast. And he talks about gay rights on Hawaii as well as bars, events and other attractions for gay men.  Are you ready? Get on board!

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USA | New York

Video: SpartacusTV – How to spend a gay summer on Fire Island!

Welcome to a new episode of SPARTACUS TV! This time, Ulli Pridat visits what is supposed to be the gayest island in the world: No, it is not Mykonos, it is Fire Island!

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USA | Palm Springs

INNdulge – GAY MEN’S CLOTHING OPTIONAL RESORT

The award-winning INNdulge Palm Springs is a gay clothing optional resort that boasts mountain views and lush gardens. Come and experience the getaway that gay men all over the world have been enjoying for over two decades.

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USA | New York

How New York celebrated WorldPride

New York had expected up to 4 million visitors in Pride month, which ended this weekend with a parade through Manhattan as the highlight. Approximately 160 groups and cars and 150,000 participants ensured the parade lasted over 12 hours. Only after midnight did the last participants reach the finish line.

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USA | New York

Sexy Broadway

In the Pride month of June, performers and dancers will strip at “Broadway Bares” – for a good cause.

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USA | Phoenix

How Phoenix celebrated its Pride

On the weekend, the metropolis in the desert state of Arizona celebrated its Pride with a big LGBT-festival and parade. We have the most beautiful photos for you:

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USA

Let yourself get dragged to NYC

British airline ‘Virgin Atlantic’ has announced a very special “Pride Flight” to mark 50 years of WorldPride/Stonewall in June 2019.

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USA

Memory of Stonewall events

On June 28, 1969, the police carried out one of their infamous raids in the bar “Stonewall Inn”. It was a meeting place of the gay and transsexual community on New York’s Christopher Street. The events that led to the start LGBT-movement will be celebrated prominently at their 50th anniversary.

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USA | New York City

New York: More than just a city

If you travel to New York City for this year’s World Pride 2019 do not miss the opportunity to get to know the rest of NYC state. The state offers a variety of adventures. We present you a few of the regions in the “Empire State”.

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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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Indonesia | 24.09.2019

Indonesia’s president postpones vote for gay ban

President Joko Widodo ordered that the newly formed House of Representatives vote on the planned law only at the beginning of October. The bill would make extramarital and thus homosexual sex a punishable offence. The controversial bill was originally supposed …

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Australia | 16.09.2019

Video: SpartacusTV – Between Bondi Beach and Mardi Gras in Australia

The illustrious Bondi Beach, the Gold Coast and the famous gay festival Mardi Gras in Sydney – this time, Ulli Pridat visits Australia! He gives you an insight into what gay tourists in Australia should not miss.

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