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We are Karl and Daan from Amsterdam.
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You might remember our first trip last summer where we attended Malmö Pride and toured around the Southern part of Sweden, Scania. This year, we are going back to see even more of Malmö especially the preparations for World Pride 2021 together with Copenhagen. Well, out of this idea developed a plan to see more of central Europe. The idea for a staycation 2020 was born. After our road trip to Sweden, we will make our way over the Baltic Sea to Germany by ferry in order to start our one-month road “Best of LGBTQ+ Germany”. Join us on our

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

With a poster campaign, the travesty artists of the group ‘Travestie für Deutschland (TFD)’ protest against the so-called ‘Homo Cure’. Seven posters with well-known Berlin travesty artists and drag queens have been published on the Internet, sending a clear message, such as “Why fix what is not broken.” The impetus for the action was given by recent recommendations by Protestant Free Churches on homosexual persons to be treated on the basis of their sexual orientation. With its campaign of a protest poster campaign fighting Homo cure, the satirical group wants to draw attention to the conversion therapies that are still

Mit einer Plakataktion protestieren die Travestiekünstler*innen der Gruppe Travestie für Deutschland (TFD) gegen die sogenannte ‚Homo-Heilung‘. Im Internet wurden dazu sieben Poster mit bekannten Berliner Travestiekünstler*innen und Dragqueens veröffentlicht, die eine klare Botschaft senden, wie etwa „Warum reparieren, was nicht kaputt ist“. Den Anstoß zu der Aktion gaben kürzliche Empfehlungen evangelischer Freikirchen an homosexuelle Personen, sich aufgrund ihrer sexuellen Orientierung therapieren zu lassen. Mit ihrer Kampagne der Protest-Plakat-Aktion gegen Homo-Heilung will die Satiregruppe auf die in Deutschland immer noch nicht verbotenen Konversionstherapien aufmerksam machen. Mehr dazu hier auf Couple of Men.

Alles über das schwulenfreundliche Moxy Berlin Ostbahnhof - Endlich war es wieder einmal so weit und Berlin stand auf unserem Reiseplan. Die Deutsche Hauptstadt gilt bekanntlich als die europäische Hauptstadt für Kunst, alternative Lebensweise und die berühmt berüchtigten Hipsters. Doch wer sich während eines Trips die Zeit nehmen kann, um hinter die Fassade zu blicken, kann unzählige Museen, einzigartige Architekturgeschichte und die wahren Gründe entdecken, weshalb Berlin die heimliche LGBTQ+ Hautstadt Deutschlands und Europas ist. Vieles spricht dafür, sich während eines Wochenend-Trips die verrückte Seite Berlins genauer an zuschauen. Genau dafür haben wir das richtige Hotel besucht, das für uns ein dealer Ausgangspunkt für das Party-

Review of the MOXY Hotel Berlin Ostbahnhof Gay-friendly – Time again for Berlin, the capital city in the eastern part of Germany. Famous for its arty, alternative and hipsters lifestyle as well as for its history as a divided city, Berlin is an all year round destination, worth a weekend or full week trip. And as everyone knows, Berlin is the popular party metropole of Europe for straight and LGBTQ+ people from all over the world. Nothing can be too crazy, too alternative or too inventive. Our trip to Berlin gave us the perfect reason to stay and review the

Review of Scandic Berlin Kurfürstendamm gay-friendly Hotel. It was time for us to finally travel to Berlin again to spend some days in the biggest city of Germany where we explored the gay neighborhood Berlin Schöneberg, attend the CSD Berlin Gay Pride and tested the 4-star hotel Scandic Berlin Kurfürstendamm. We were invited to show the best of the gay-friendly hotel with a Scandinavian style and design located in Berlin Charlottenburg just around the corner of the former city center of West Berlin. Good to know: the Scandic Berlin Kurfürstendamm is a member of the Pink Pillow collection by the

Our trip to Germany’s capital city for CSD Berlin Gay Pride. It was about time to attend Berlin pride for the first time together. The German capital is considered to be one of the most diverse, queer and alternative cities not only 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 in the north-eastern part of Germany, especially but not only for the huge gay pride celebration that is attracting over 500.000 LGBT (travelers) from all over the world!

The 9th edition of the Goldelsen-Cup Berlin Gay Lesbian Volleyball Tournament 2017 – It is time to kick-off our Gay Sports articles on our blog with this year’s Goldelsen Cup in Berlin! The 9th edition of the annual International Gay and Lesbian Volleyball Tournament in Berlin is considered to be one of the biggest European LGBTQ+ Sports Tournaments taking place at the end of November in the German capital. As chance would have it, Karl is a passionate Volleyball player who started his Volleyball career at the age of 12. After he came out of the closet, Karl decided to