Tag: Berlin

Make Berlin Your Next Queer Vacation Spot

Are you and your girlfriend planning a lesbian vacay getaway? Are you newly single ready to Eat, Pray and Love your way across the European social scene? Hop on a nonstop flight to Berlin, Germany. Lesbian clubs and parties aren’t dead here. Lesbian bars may be shuttering all over the…

1920s Berlin Was Queerer Than NYC is Today

Although Germany now has a lesbian-only cemetery, the country was not always so progressive. During Hitler’s reign, Nazis rounded up LGBT people. Queer women went into hiding, lost their families and were forced to flee the country. But what happened right before that? The new book Queer Identities pulls back…

A Lesbian-Only Cemetery In Berlin, Germany

A lesbian-only burial plot is being inaugurated in the Lutheran Georgen Parochial Cemetery this weekend in Berlin in a two-century-old cemetery. The group behind the project is called Safia Association. “We are the first real generation of emancipated, feminist, open lesbians, and we need somewhere to be buried. There is no reason to…