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We are Karl and Daan from Amsterdam.
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Gay Pride Trips

September 2019

For a long time I’ve been struggling with what’s the best and safest way to share our rainbow family happiness with you and the world. We want to protect our families and of course our children. The main motivation for this article, my outing as a daddy, was the possibility to answer the many questions from family and friends, and to support more rainbow families with the desire to have children. As you can imagine, after a private Facebook post of an ultrasound scan, we received countless messages from friends and family members who either simply came to us curiously

A kiss and a murder. This is how recent events in Russia can be summarized in the LGBTQ+ community. Renowned LGBTQ+ activist Yelena Grigoriyeva was found dead in St. Petersburg in mid-July, with several stab wounds in the chest and signs of strangulation. Previously, Grigoriyeva had received several death threats after her name appeared on a list of a now-blocked website that had hunted down sexual minorities and their supporters.

Everyone knows them because in the LGBTQ+ community they almost have a legendary status. The following people have actively campaigned for gay and lesbian equality fought for LGBTQ+ rights and, in a very special way, ensured that attention could be drawn to change the perception of the lesbian, gay, trans and queer lives. Additional to the well-known LGBTQ+ activists who had a significant impact on the LGBTQ+ history, gay icons dedicated parts of their lives and work to support a good cause, for example on gay pride events. We would like to introduce you to 12 of the most important

For many LGBTQ + skiers and snowboarders, skiing in Champagne Powder in the Canadian Rocky Mountains is at the top of the Gay Travel bucket list, not only because of the vast powder snow runs through the dense Rockies forests, but also because of the gay ski week in Jasper. Ideal for a gay winter trip is the Jasper National Park in the north of the Canadian province Alberta in western Canada around the city of Jasper.

Tips and Highlights of our gay travel to Cape Town’s south side. From the city center of Cape Town, we made our way to the Cape Peninsula exploring False Bay. Our base for the second part of our Gay Travels to Cape Town was one of the most luxurious and gay-friendliest guesthouses we have ever visited. Located in St James, Cape Town overlooking False Bay, we visited Muizenberg with its white beach and colored beach hats, Kalk Bay with some great restaurants and shops and started our trips south.

Tips and Highlights of our 4-days Gay Travels to Cape Town in South Africa. Our first trip together to the African continent brought us first to South Africa, specifically to its capital city Cape Town, the so-called Mother City. In order to experience as much as possible from the metropole in the Western Cape county, we split our trip into two parts. We spent our first days in the heart of Cape Town staying in a gay-friendly hotel in Green Point.

Gay-owned Karnelund Krog & Rum – our gay couple hotel and restaurant review. Close your eyes and imagine yourself on a Swedish farm with apple trees full of juice apples surrounded by a wide golden cornfield. That is how we can describe the Scania landscape and that’s where we spent our last night. But not just somewhere. We stayed in a gay couple owned and operated farm hotel with southern Swedish charm and welcoming atmosphere. Gay couple Janne and Peter converted the historic cottage and buildings into a quaint hotel and restaurant.

Kivik’s gay Cake Cowboy. The third stop on our 5-days road trip around South Sweden was Kivik, a locality in Österlen, the southeastern part of Scania (Skåne). This picturesque village with its small harbor is simply perfect to take long walks, enjoy some of the cider the region is famous for and enjoy some freshly caught seafood by sunset. But Kivik is even more. It is home to a very special person of the LGBTQ+ community who has his own story of pride, acceptance and gay life to tell. Yes, we are talking about the Cake Cowboy Markus Lundqvist,