Central and South America

Uruguay

URUGUAY: A great small country

It is considered to be the LGBTIQ* friendliest country in South America: Uruguay offers a lot of culture and nature as well as a committed community that sees itself as part of society.

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Argentinia | Buenos Aires

INSIDER: Pablo and Gustavo from Buenos Aires

Pablo (left) and Gustavo (right) are experts when it comes to tips for the Argentinean capital. Whether it’s cool bars or cultural tips – they both know where to go and what to do.

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Jamaica

Jamaica wants gay tourists to feel safe

Donovon White, Jamaican Director of Tourism, has fended off accusations that Jamaica is a hostile place for gay tourists.

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Mexico

Stopover: PUERTO VALLARTA

Whereas the small Mexican coastal town of Puerto Vallarta is a very popular destination with travellers from North America, it is hardly known in Europe.

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Mexico | Guadalajara

Guadalajara: love of life

The Mexican metropolis Guadalajara is known for the tequila that is distilled in the area. But hardly anyone knows that it is also considered the secret gay capital of Mexico. At the same time, the city is home to a unique film festival.

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Chile

Chile: Highest feelings

With the volcanoes of the Andes and the barren Atacama Desert, Chile probably offers the wildest landscapes in Latin America. Exciting destinations are also the metropolis Santiago de Chile and just around the corner Valparaíso, a rainbow-coloured paradise for artists and hipsters.

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Brazil

Gay circular trip through Brazil

Get to know Brazil on the 14-day gay-only tour of Gaytrotter and Vista tours in November 2017.

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Curaçao

Curaçao: Bluer than reality

Blue sky, blue sea, dream beach next to dream beach and the tolerant motto “Live and let live” make Curaçao the perfect destination for everyone who wants to enjoy spring in paradise.

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Brazil | Rio de Janeiro

The Boys from Ipanema

The gay beach of Rio de Janeiro is one of the most beautiful beaches in the world. No wonder that the city at the foot of the Sugarloaf is considered a dream destination.

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news

12.08.2020

Tunisia: Court of Appeal confirms sodomy ruling

A Tunisian court of appeal upheld the conviction of two men found guilty of sodomy in June. The court only reduced the sentence from two to one year in prison.

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USA | 09.08.2020

USA: Judges overturn trans*hostile law – birth certificates can be changed again

The ruling of a federal district court in Idaho on Friday was a victory for queer activists. The court overturned a Republican-backed law that had caused worldwide horror with its regression. Since July 2020 it has banned transgender people in the northwestern US state from having their birth certificates adjusted.

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Sweden | 07.08.2020

Sweden: Pop star with Kurdish roots comes out as gay

Darin Zanyar came out to Instagram as gay. The 33-year-old is one of Sweden’s most famous pop stars – with seven number one albums. The singer with Kurdish roots has also become a role model for the Kurdish community through his courageous step.

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Poland | 07.08.2020

Poland: President Duda is sworn in – and the opposition wears rainbows

Colorful protest: With clothes and face masks in rainbow colours, the opposition yesterday, at the swearing-in of newly elected President Andrzej Duda, sent a clear signal against his queer politics – which, together with the tough election campaign, divided the country more deeply than ever.

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USA | 06.08.2020

Transphobia: Police officers convicted of murder, new blood crime in Portland

A criminal court in San Salvador, the capital of El Salvador, sentenced three police officers to 20 years imprisonment each for the murder of a transsexual woman. In Portland the at least 26th trans*person in the USA lost her life this year.

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Italy | 06.08.2020

Hottest gay beaches: Italy

Italy offers everything that gay tourists could wish for. We have looked at the different regions and collected 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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