It was the first country to establish a National Association for Gays and Lesbians inwhen homosexuality was still considered a crime in many western countries. Older Travelers. Since First Lieutenant Winfried Stecher, an army officer demoted for his homosexuality, had filed a lawsuit against former Defense Minister Rudolf Scharping.
Specialty Publications. Please avoid obscene, vulgar, lewd, racist or sexually-oriented language. The services honoring Bill J. A guide offering advice on strategies in the event of arrest has been developed by Alizadeh's organization for gays in Iran. And during the past week, Grindr posted a warning to its users in Egypt that police — as part of an ongoing crackdown on gays For some gays abroad "may be posing as LGBT to entrap you.
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We'd love to hear eyewitness accounts, the history behind an article. Should men in countries with anti-gay laws stop using such apps altogether? And during the past week, Grindr posted a warning to its users in Egypt that police — as part of an ongoing crackdown on gays — "may be posing as LGBT to entrap you.
LGBTQ students will find many cultural interests, including bookstores and gay bars. Courtesy of Adam Groffman. Germany's roots as a gay-friendly destination go back as far as the late s , when Karl Heinrich Ulrichs, known as one of the first gay activists in history, gave a speech advocating for homosexual rights.
The Independent News. According to human rights groups, there are more than 70 countries which criminalize gay sex. Some transgender travelers have reported difficulties entering a country on a passport bearing a name and photo that no longer correspond to their gender identity.