Tag: LGBT Events

This Is How LGBT Pride Began In 1972

Peter Tatchell  Human rights campaigner; director, Peter Tatchell Foundation Way back in the early 1970s, I was a member of the newly-formed Gay Liberation Front (GLF). It was Britain’s first freedom movement of openly lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) people. In those days, queers were invisible. Nearly […]

Gay Games 10 – Paris 2018

  What is Paris 2018 – Gay Games 10? Paris 2018, a Celebration of Diversity, is the 10th edition of the Gay Games, the biggest international sports and cultural event which is open to all (18 years or older). Open to all amateurs, regardless of age, gender identity, sexual […]

The buzzy cluster of gay bars and terraces (along with cafes and underwear and club-gear boutiques) situated around the historic Red House arts and design market in the Ximending district are always packed with revelers throughout the Pride weekend. To get here, take a taxi or the metro to Ximen Station - the distinctive redbrick Red House building is across the street, and the bars curve around the plaza behind the building, both at street level and upstairs. The surrounding Ximen area, especially the blocks immediately north of Red House, also abound with karaoke clubs, restaurants and shops (from outposts of international chains to upscale establishments), and a handful of boutique-y hotels. Head a few blocks north of Red House to find Commander D, the most popular of Taiwan's gay fetish and leather clubs, which is also a hive of activity during Pride.

LGBT Taiwan – On the March

  This year’s Taipei Pride parade comes at a pivotal moment in the island’s gay rights movement   By David Prentice On October 29, an estimated 82,000 turned out on the streets of Taipei to march for marriage equality and gay rights, marking record attendance for Taiwan’s annual Pride […]