Exuberant people celebrating on the street, colorful costumes, kisses, and holding hands and above all the rainbow flag blows. This is what it looks like in the meantime when Gay Pride (also known as CSD in Germany) is celebrated in the big cities of Europe and all around the world. However, it has not always been that easy for the LGBTQ+ community to live out and celebrate their love, affection, and identity. Until then, it was a long and certainly not an easy journey (although the fight for equality isn’t over yet either).On the occasion of the 50th Anniversary of the Stonewall Inn uprising in New York City marking the beginning of the LGBTQ+ movement, this article on Couple of Men summarizes the CSD and Gay Pride History. How it all started in New York City – Happy Gay Pride Everyone!
Complete list of all Gay Pride Events in Germany – It’s time to get equipped with rainbow flags and stand up for equality! It is time to plan your Pride Week 2020 with our Gay Pride Calendar Germany! We checked the annual CSD agenda in the German cities and assembled as many CSDs we could find in one complete list sorted by states and cities. You will find all dates including some inspiring and colorful Videos full of rainbow flags and proud people of the LGBTQ+ community in this Gay Pride overview for 2020. Additional to the well-known Gay Pride Parades in Germany like the CSD in Berlin, the CSD in Hamburg and the CSD in Cologne, we also included the less popular LGBT demonstrations like in the CSD in Wendland, the Christopher Street Day festival in Greifswald or in Aurich in Lower Saxony.
Our Top 5 Gay Events this year – 2019 is going to be a great year for celebrating Pride worldwide! We chose five great LGBTQ+ events that caught our attention and which we think are worth traveling to this year. Are you ready for the biggest World Pride celebration ever in 2019 in New York City? Would you rather scream and sing along with 42 new songs that will compete for the European Song Contest crown in Tel Aviv? Or did you always dream about the magical moment holding hands in front of Mickey Mouse wearing some rainbow colored ears? Join us on our gay travels around the world supporting the lesbian, gay and queers and see the gay-friendly and colored side through a couple of men‘s eyes.
AUSTRIA: The recently named “Destination of the Year 2018” by the Australian LGBTI Awards was already for a while now very high on our gay travel bucket list, especially after traveling to other parts of the Alpine state before. And what could be a better reason, besides pride, to travel to Vienna than the annual AIDS Charity event Life Ball? Exactly! Lucky us, we were invited to attend the 25th edition of Life Ball 2018 and to stay at the 5-star hotel Le Méridien Vienna located in the first district right on the so-called Ringstrasse. We as a gay couple travelers couple of men couldn’t have asked for a better gay-friendly place to stay as the Design Hotel was hosting hotel of the Life Ball event just a stone-throw away from all major sights of Vienna and, of course, close by the Vienna City Hall. Join us on our city trip to Vienna in early summer right before Gay Pride and find out why you should book your stay for EuroPride 2019 in Vienna at the gay-friendly luxury hotel Le Méridien Vienna.
Life Ball Vienna Austria – We will attend the 25th edition of the Life Ball Vienna Austria – It is time for one of the most important annual AIDS charity events in the world. It is time for the 25th edition of Life Ball 2018! Just one week after we explored the wonderful “Sound of Music” city Salzburg, we will fly to the Austrian capital with Austrian Airlines and will stay at the Le Méridien Hotel, both official partners of the Life Ball 2018. Just like any other Life Ball since 1993 has the 25th-anniversary edition chosen a specific topic. This year it is all about the famous musical drama film “Sound of Music” with Julie Andrews from 1965. The homage to the Trapp family accompanied by the fabulous Conchita (Wurst) will want to show off the best the alpine country has to offer.