Topics :: Iceland

Sister Cities Spat :: Will Reykjavik Dump Moscow Over Anti-Gay Law?

By Jason St. Amand | Monday Jul 15, 2013
Jon Gnarr, the mayor of Iceland’s capital Reykjavik, wants to cut ties with Moscow after Russian President Vladimir Putin signed the "homosexual propaganda" measure into law last month.

Iceland’s Plan to Ban Internet Porn Sparks Uproar

By Jill Lawless and Gudjon Helgason | Tuesday Feb 26, 2013
Iceland’s government is drafting plans to ban pornography, in print and online, in an attempt to protect children from a tide of violent sexual imagery.

Rainbows in Reykjavik

By EDGE | Friday Jan 18, 2013
Iceland’s second annual LGBT winter festival kicks off a year of pride with outdoor adventures, local tours and late-night parties.

Iceland’s Eurovision Icons to Perform at Rainbow Reykjavik

Monday Nov 26, 2012
The Rainbow Reykjavik program provides a colorful mixture of various events, including tours to see the Northern Lights, geysers, waterfalls and the Continental Divide, great meals and dance parties.

Iceland to Host Second Annual Rainbow Reykjavik Festival

Monday Nov 5, 2012
There is no better time than right now to book your trip to Iceland: the second annual international LGBT Festival will take place from 31 January - 03 February, 2013.

Nature & Nurture: Warm & Very Gay-Friendly Iceland

By Steve Weinstein | Monday Apr 30, 2012
This very gay-friendly far-northern Atlantic island nation offers the perfect vacation, with some of the most incredible natural beauty on the planet, a warm populace & a surprisingly active capital city.

Iceland LGBT International Festival 2012 Announces Queer Concert

Thursday Jan 26, 2012
The Rainbow Reykjavik Event Team, including Pink Iceland (Iceland’s top tour operator dedicated to LGBT clientele) and Reykjavik Excursions, have put together an outstanding program for this International LGBT Festival 16-19. February, 2012.

Watch the New Year’s Celebration in Reykjavik Live!

Saturday Dec 31, 2011
According to Icelandic folklore, there are several magical traditions that are supposed to happen on New Year’s Eve: cows are thought to be able to talk, seals take on human form, the dead rise from their graves and elves move from one house to the next.

Iceland is HOT for Rainbow Reykjavik 2012

Tuesday Dec 6, 2011
Have you always dreamed about seeing the Northern Lights? Walking along the Continental Divide between the tectonic plates of Europe and North America? Seeing geysirs, waterfalls and nature of unparalleled beauty?

Icelandic capital’s mayor dresses in drag to open Pride festival

By Michael K. Lavers | Monday Aug 9, 2010
Reykjavik Mayor Jón Gnarr wore a floral-print dress, a blonde wig and bright red lipstick when he opened his city’s annual Gay Pride celebration on Thursday, Aug. 5.