Topics :: Europe

Moldova Overturns ’Gay Propaganda’ Law, Hopes to Join EU

By Jason St. Amand | Tuesday Oct 15, 2013
The Moldovan government has overturned the country’s "homosexual propaganda" ban on Friday in order to gain membership to the European Union.

Out on the Street Europe: Are LGBT Rights Good for Business?

By Ed Mickens | Tuesday Dec 11, 2012
The third Out on the Street Summit was held in London in mid-November, bringing together 180 companies to look at LGBTs in the financial sector and at whether what’s good for LGBT rights is also good for business.

Berlin’s Restaurants Reach for More Michelin Stars

Monday Nov 19, 2012
Berlin is Germany’s gourmet capital, with the most Michelin-starred restaurants in the country. The 2013 Michelin Guide awarded twelve Berlin restaurants with the prestigious stars, including four two-star establishments.

More Than Mustard: A Dijon Weekend

By Mark Thompson | Tuesday Oct 30, 2012
The "route des Grands Crus" is the "Champs-Elysees" of Burgundy, home to some of France’s most famous vineyards. Located approximately 20 miles from Dijon, the Cote de Nuits wine region is 90 minutes by train from Paris - perfect for a weekend getaway.

Why Gay Tourism Matters

Saturday Oct 27, 2012
A report shows that gay Europeans spend up to $65 billion (€50 billion or £41 billion) each year on tourism, roughly the same as the USA although Europe’s population is nearly three times as large.

Five-Star Hotel in Gstaad to Open with Star Chef

Friday Oct 19, 2012
In September 2012, Marcus G. Lindner will take on the role of Executive Chef for The Alpina Gstaad, the first luxury hotel to be built in 100 years in the charming alpine village of Gstaad.

A Nancy Macaroon Weekend: The Photos

Tuesday Oct 16, 2012
A youthful city with numerous schools of higher learning, Nancy is home to more than 45,000 students; 90 minutes from Paris by high-speed train), the northeastern French city in the Lorraine makes for a perfect weekend getaway.

Online Voting Opens for Mr. Gay Europe 2012

Thursday Jul 26, 2012
Online voting has opened for the delegates of Mr. Gay Europe 2012 that takes place in Gay Village, Rome, 7th - 12th August 2012. For the seventh time, this annual competition aspires to find a role model for Europe’s young gays.

Homophobic Nations Not Allowed to Enter European Union

By Jason St. Amand | Wednesday Jul 18, 2012
Officials from the European Commission recently announced that it would no longer accept anti-gay countries as members to the European Union.

Hamburg’s New HafenCity Forecasts the Urban Future

Saturday Jun 9, 2012
An exemplary showcase for urban planning, livability, and architecture, Hamburg’s new HafenCity (Harbor City) district continues to expand in size and significance.