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A Couple of Men
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We are Karl and Daan from Amsterdam.
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Top list of the best LGBTQ* and gay travel bloggers for 2020 - You have no idea where to go on vacation this year? You wanna know in which country you can hold hands and enjoy the best time of the year? You wanna be up-to-date about the newest events, hidden gems and hot spots of the LGBTQ+ and gay community? Last but not least: You need to get inspired which places around the globe are safe, LGBTQ+ and gay-friendly? Knowing about the colorful and sometimes very difficult history of the LGBTQ+ community and equal rights movement, we wanna make

Also this year the visit to Gay Pride Parades and CSD Events all over the world was at the top of our Gay Travel Bucket List. We are proud that we went hand in hand with our rainbow flag to a total of six Gay Pride parades in 2019. From Canada, the USA and Sweden to Amsterdam, we support the LGBTQ + community in their struggle for equality and acceptance and continue the LGBTQ+ history of the numerous lesbian, gay, trans and queer activists.

Our Top 10 Gay Travel Christmas Gifts 2019 – It is time for the third edition of our annual list of the top list of Gay Travel Christmas presents. In our last year’s list of gay travel presents, we found some great gifts like wooden bow ties and clothing made of eco materials that support our intentions for 2019 to find and promote sustainability in gay travel. This year, we are focussing on gay travel gifts that you can buy or book online and are therefore great last-minute Christmas presents. Make sure to check our Christmas raffle on Instagram where

Lebanon has a reputation in the Middle East for being the most liberal of all countries when it comes to homosexuality, transgender and the LGBTQ + community in general. For example, in 2017, Lebanon was the first country in the Arab world where gay pride events (such as the Beirut Pride) took place. At least 4,000 people took part in it at the time. Already in the years before, various NGOs, such as Proud Lebanon and Helem, organized public LGBTQ + events.

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

The current Spartacus Gay Travel Index ranks Georgia number 95 in its ranking, with an overall rating of -2. In categories such as same-sex marriage, persecution, antidiscrimination laws or transgender rights, the country only scores in a single case with a positive rating. All others are either 0 or negative. Although homosexuality has been legal in Georgia since 2000, it is taboo in large parts of the country with far-reaching consequences for lesbians, gays and queer people in the country. For my article “LGBTQ + Georgia” on Couple of Men, I have looked more closely at the current situation of

The best of LA Pride in West Hollywood 2019. It was finally time for our first Gay Pride Festival in summer 2019. After our winter premiere in January at Whistler Pride in Canada, we’ve successfully attended Los Angeles Pride and its colorful queer parade through West Hollywood along Santa Monica Boulevard. And we have to admit, LA Pride in the South Western part of the USA was one of our best gay pride festivals ever! After attending Harvey Milk’s Castro Street Fair in San Francisco, we were overwhelmed by so much diversity, the amazing summer weather with blue sky and