Here Are The Top 12 Finalists For Mr. Gay Germany

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The votes are in and the Mr. Gay Germany contest has announced their top finalists for this years competition. There were many qualified contestants looking to defend Germany’s Mr. Gay World title last year, leading to an extra two men chosen to go onto the next round, making it a top 12 this …

Sources: Mr. Gay Germany [Facebook], Männer

Photos: Mr. Gay Germany

‘Love Knows No Gender’ Photo Exhibit Opens in Germany

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When German photographer Sven Hoppmann posted a series of photos showing people holding LGBT-friendly messages, the response was overwhelming with a mix of negative and positive reactions. Ultimately the positive won out and as a result, Hoppmann has just opened the first LGBT-focused photo exhibit in the small German town of …

Sources: Melancholie Maritim Photographie, Queer.de

Photos: Melancholie Maritim Photographie

First Trailer For Trans-Themed Movie ‘The Danish Girl’ Released

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This week the trailer for the upcoming film ‘The Danish Girl’, which centers around the life of one of the first-ever sex reassignment patients, was released, and it will be joining the other much-anticipated LGBT film ‘Stonewall’ in theaters this Fall. ‘The Danish Girl’ is based on the life of …

Sources: The Danish Girl, EW

March With Us and Celebrate Von Steuben With Pride (Updated)

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LGBT Germany is getting ready for its first public outing this month as we show our German Pride at the Chicago and New York City Steuben Parade — parades that have had a surprising lack of LGBT presence considering it is honoring a gay German-American —and we are welcoming you to …

Photo: “Baron Steuben by Peale, 1780” by Charles Willson Peale – PafA. Licensed under Public Domain via Commons

Germany Launches Its Largest Survey on Discrimination

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Germany’s Federal Anti-Discrimination Agency, die Antidiskriminierungsstelle des Bundes (ADS), launched what is being considered the country’s largest survey on the experiences of discrimination on Tuesday. That agency is calling for all Germans over the age of 14 to take the online or written survey in order to get a more complete …

Sources: Antidiskriminierungsstelle des Bundes,  Queer.de

Berlin Museum Opens Exhibit Looking Back At 150 Years of Gay History

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As LGBT Pride Month wraps up at the end of June, Berlin’s German Historical Museum is opening up an exhibit that presents a comprehensive look at 150 years of the history and culture of homosexuality. The exhibit, “homosexuality_ies“, has been four years in the making as a project between the German Historical Museum …

SOURCE German Historical Museum, AP

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