HOW TO | Travel to the Eurovision Song Contest

Slowly, broadcasters will present their entry for the Eurovision Song Contest (ESC), which this year takes place in Tel Aviv, Israel. If you haven’t already, mark 14, 16 and 18 May 2019 in your calendar.

Gay pride calendar 2019

Welcome, 2019. A special year. Fifty years ago, in June 1969, patrons of The Stonewall Inn in New York grew tired of yet another raid by the police. Gay, lesbians, bisexuals and mostly: transgenders, transvestites and dragqueens fought back. Those were the Stonewall Riots.

(The Train to) Jerusalem in Israel

While in Tel Aviv, it’s very easy to arrange a day-trip to Jerusalem. On Saturday I booked a guided tour. This meant I had to be at Jaffa Gate in Jerusalem at 11AM.

Gay Tel Aviv: pinkwashing or genuine?

Tel Aviv in Israel, also known as The Bubble is an LGBTQI friendly hotspot in the Middle East. In fact, it’s arguably the only LGBTQI friendly hotspot in the Middle East. Yet, it’s often accused of pinkwashing. Is that justified?