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Sexy Photos of the 40th CSD Berlin Gay Pride

Sexy Photos of the 40th CSD Berlin Gay Pride

Our trip to Germany’s capital city for CSD Berlin Gay Pride 2018. It was about time to attend Berlin Pride for the first time together. The German capital is considered to be not only one of the most diverse, queer, and alternative cities in Europe but worldwide. One reason for sure, why Germany is among the gay-friendliest countries worldwide. It is always a great experience to travel to Berlin, especially for the huge gay pride celebration that is attracting over 500,000 LGBTQ+ (travelers) from all over the world! Dressed in our rainbow-colored pride outfits, we marched together with 60 trucks and hundreds of thousands of gay, lesbian and queer people in this fantastic gay pride parade, starting from Kurfürstendamm in Berlin Charlottenburg and ending in Tiergarten at Brandenburger Tor. The 31 degrees Celsius of blazing heat could not stop us from participating in this colorful gay pride parade hand-in-hand for LGBT rights, equality, and love #lovewins #loveislove #CSDBerlin #BerlinPride. Enjoy our best photos of the 40th edition of CSD Berlin Gay Pride and see the capital pride of Germany through a couple of men‘s eyes!

Best photo’s CSD Berlin Gay Pride 2018

Did you know, that the German LGBT community is organizing a total of 60+ Gay Pride Parades in Germany per year? Fantastic, isn’t it? Well one of them is Berlin Pride and it is one of the biggest Gay and LGBT events with more than half a million participants from all over the world. No wonder, that Germany is transforming in one of the hottest gay-friendliest destinations. But of course, there is still a lot to do and to fight for, together. This year, we added the CSD in Berlin to our travel agenda.

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Gay Berlin Travel Guide

According to the Spartacus Gay Travel Index, Germany is ranking among the top 10 LGBT-friendly countries in the world, including Berlin. The German capital is organizing one of the biggest LGBTQ+ Pride events in Europe. It’s time for you to travel to Berlin!

Click here for the Gay Berlin Travel Guide >

But why is it called CSD Berlin?

In Germany, Gay Pride Events all named after the first revolt of Queer people in New York on Christopher Street Day. The short-term CSD has been adopted into the German language standing for the Gay Pride in Germany. But back to our trip to Berlin this summer! As you may know, Karl lived in Berlin for over four years before we decided to move together to Amsterdam. Nevertheless, it is always a pleasure to be back in wonderful Berlin. We arrived on Thursday before the gay pride CSD weekend and had the chance to jump on a river cruise boat to attend the Canal Pride Berlin Parade, also known as “CSD auf der Spree”, before we dived into the gay life of Berlin and attended the gay pride parade with 60 trucks and a total duration of over 6 hours…

Waving proudly the Rainbow Flag during CSD Berlin Gay Pride 2018 © Coupleofmen.com
Waving proudly the Rainbow Flag during CSD Berlin 2018 © Coupleofmen.com

Kick off CSD Berlin: Photos of Berlin Canal Pride – “CSD on the Spree”

Guess what?! Yes, we got some tickets for the pink pillow parade boat during the Canal Pride Berlin 2018! Ever heard of it? Well, already two days before the popular gay pride parade in Berlin, Berlin canal pride is organized as another summer highlight of the Berlin Pride Week. A total of 16 boats dressed in pink and rainbow outfits are cruising along the Spree River. The LGBT event is traditionally organized as “The Christopher Street Day on the Spree” (CSD auf der Spree ©) on Thursday before the official Berlin Pride Parade. Similar to the Canal Pride in Amsterdam, it is meant to be a party and demonstration on Berlin’s main river. Enjoy some of our favorite shots of the Berlin Canal Pride Parade on the River Spree!

  • Celebrating love on the Pink Pillow river cruise boat during Canal Parade Berlin | CSD Berlin Gay Pride 2018 © Coupleofmen.com
  • Alexander von Humboldt Cruise Ship with star moderators Ades Zabel & Biggy van Blond | CSD Berlin Gay Pride 2018 © Coupleofmen.com
  • Girls love girls like men love men | CSD Berlin Gay Pride 2018 © Coupleofmen.com
  • Celebrating Pride together with the lovely girls from Once up on a journey | CSD Berlin Gay Pride 2018 © Coupleofmen.com
  • Every boat (total of 16 cruise ships) had its own colored pompoms | CSD Berlin Gay Pride 2018 © Coupleofmen.com
  • River Spree View from the Museum Island to the TV tower at Berlin Alexanderplatz | CSD Berlin Gay Pride 2018 © Coupleofmen.com
  • Celebrating half naked men aside of the Canal parade, even if you are not on a official cruise boat | CSD Berlin Gay Pride 2018 © Coupleofmen.com
  • Handsome bearded men in love celebrating gay pride together | CSD Berlin Gay Pride 2018 © Coupleofmen.com
  • Catching the sunset over the Reichtags Building Berlin | CSD Berlin Gay Pride 2018 © Coupleofmen.com
  • Arriving at Holzmarkt in Eastern Berlin | CSD Berlin Gay Pride 2018 © Coupleofmen.com
  • Handsome half naked waiter on board | CSD Berlin Gay Pride 2018 © Coupleofmen.com

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CSD Berlin Gay Pride: Best of the 40th Edition

  • Taks off your shirts and get the party started | CSD Berlin Gay Pride 2018 © Coupleofmen.com
  • Waving proudly the Rainbow Flag during CSD Berlin Gay Pride 2018 © Coupleofmen.com
  • My Identity needs Tolerance - To be who I am - happy me: posters of the parade | CSD Berlin Gay Pride 2018 © Coupleofmen.com
  • Beauty is in the eye of the beholder | CSD Berlin Gay Pride 2018 © Coupleofmen.com
  • Beautiful and funny Drag Queens with their Kings | CSD Berlin Gay Pride 2018 © Coupleofmen.com
  • Live and Love how you want - Fetish demonstrators in latex, rubber and leather | CSD Berlin Gay Pride 2018 © Coupleofmen.com
  • Look who is watching... fierce! | CSD Berlin Gay Pride 2018 © Coupleofmen.com
  • Make Russia Gay again - demonstrating for equal and human rights in Russia | CSD Berlin Gay Pride 2018 © Coupleofmen.com
  • Happy Gay Pride Berlin 2018! | CSD Berlin Gay Pride 2018 © Coupleofmen.com
  • No Gay Propaganda beyond this line - Do not frighten President Putin and keep this areas human rights free | CSD Berlin Gay Pride 2018 © Coupleofmen.com
  • Polish LGBTQ+ supporting the local community in Berlin demonstrating for equal rights on high heels | CSD Berlin Gay Pride 2018 © Coupleofmen.com
  • Sexy men dressed in sexy rainbow outfits | CSD Berlin Gay Pride 2018 © Coupleofmen.com
  • Drag Queens with an Arabic touch | CSD Berlin Gay Pride 2018 © Coupleofmen.com
  • Berlin Cigar Men participating the pride demonstration | CSD Berlin Gay Pride 2018 © Coupleofmen.com
  • Hot and sexy - muscled gay guys from all around the world | CSD Berlin Gay Pride 2018 © Coupleofmen.com
  • And this is just the beginning of the Berlin Gay Parade with Unicorns and colorful motivated LGBTQ+ | CSD Berlin Gay Pride 2018 © Coupleofmen.com
  • Tropical temperatures of more than 31 degrees celcius did not stop anyone | CSD Berlin Gay Pride 2018 © Coupleofmen.com

CSD Berlin Gay Pride Photos at Tiergarten Park

Gay Kiss - of a Couple of Men | CSD Berlin Gay Pride 2018 © Coupleofmen.com

Gay Germany Travel Guide

According to the Spartacus Gay Travel Index, Germany is ranking among the top 10 LGBT-friendly countries in the world and is known as a very welcoming and gay-friendly country according to the annual Gay Travel Index – and, of course, to our own queer experiences!

Click here for our Germany Guide >

Our best of CSD Berlin Gay Pride

Tip for international guests: KLM Airlines is operating a direct flight connection from Amsterdam to Berlin several times daily! We cannot wait to plan our next capital adventure in Germany and hope to see many of you next year for CSD Berlin Gay Pride 2019!

Once more, Berlin successfully showed us its peaceful and colorful side of the rainbow. The weather started out fantastic, the people were in love with each other and the city showed itself off in so many colors of equality and unity. Although, there was some significant delay during the parade and the unfortunate weather conditions at the end forced the organizers to abort the parade and evacuate the Tiergarten Park. All this freedom apparently also brings along some chaos, but that makes “Berlin Berlin” and we should accept this and cherish all sides and colours of this wonderful city… For everyone who is planning a trip, have a look at our gay travel guide Berlin for some more information including nightlife, restaurants, gay-friendly hotels, and sights not to miss.

Do you want to know more about our gay travels around the world? Stay tuned on Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, and Instagram. See you again in Germany and Berlin or somewhere else around the world!

Karl & Daan.

Please note: This trip was made possible in partnership with Tourist Board Visit Berlin. Anyhow, our photos, texts, and opinions are 100% our own, as usual. A special thanks goes to Roxanne and Maartje from Onceuponajrny.com for their wonderful smiles, rainbow outfits, and photos!

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