Gay-friendly travel destinations: The world’s top 10
1. Copenhagen, Denmark
Copenhagen is home to Europe’s oldest openly gay bar, Centralhjornet, whose origins date back to the 1950s; as well as the hip and super-cool district of Vesterbro, which also happens to be the city’s red-light district. One of the most tolerant and …
2. New Zealand
The Land of the Long White Cloud has long been lauded for its inclusive and progressive behaviour toward the LGBT community. In 1998 New Zealand was the first nation to adopt the label of “gay/lesbian friendly”….
Toronto continues to be a beacon for the LGBT traveller in North America, and Canada is hands down the most advanced and progressive nation in the Americas…..
4. Palm Springs, US
Located approximately 100 miles south-east of Los Angeles, Palm Springs is a sun-seekers’ paradise where the sun shines almost all year round and where the city…..
5. Sitges, Spain
The coastal city of Sitges rests approximately 35km south-west of Barcelona and is home to Spain’s first-ever gay disco, which opened back in the 1980s…..
Every fetish you could ever dream up can be catered for in Berlin. Germany’s wild side is on display here and Berlin proudly boasts….
7. Skiathos and Mykonos, Greece
Ever since Jackie Onassis started visiting the Greek island of Mykonos in the 1970s, gay men have been flocking to the island of whitewashed houses and flower-filled courtyards,……
8. New York City, US
The Stonewall riots that occurred in the late Sixties in Greenwich Village are synonymous with the birth of the modern gay-rights movement. The incredibly inclusive communities of the West Village, Chelsea and Hell’s Kitchen
The world’s northernmost capital, Reykjavik has been described as one of the friendliest places and most inclusive on Earth. In 2015, Reykjavik will host its 17th Gay Pride march…
This is a controversial inclusion on the list given the conservativeness of many Central and South American nations. But Uruguay, the smallest of the South American nations, is the most progressive.
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