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All of the WorldPride Parties

Categories: LGBT June 17, 2017

The big event has arrived and June is upon us. Europe’s largest Pride event arrives in Madrid to make history with an urban celebration that will bring nearly three million people to the city. I’m sure you’ve already booked your flights and accommodation, you’ve arranged to meet up with your friends in Madrid and you’ve planned your outfits for the 10 days of WorldPride Madrid 2017. But have you thought about where you’ll head when you go out? Read more

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Inclusive Love at the Thyssen

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May 30, 2017

In a month’s time the city centre will probably be bursting at the seams… the seams of the rainbow flag, a symbol of the LGBT community. Roughly three million visitors are expected to arrive in Madrid to celebrate WorldPride, a huge party that draws massive crowds demanding the right to love without labels. Further …

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#Gaybourhoods: La Latina

Gayborhoods: La Latina Categories: LGBT
May 5, 2017

World Pride Madrid 2017 is drawing nearer, and this city is one of contrasts. It’s a city that changes from street to street and neighbourhood to neighbourhood. I’ve set myself the singular task of acting as a zone-by-zone guide to the essential spots in Madrid that you simply must visit. Hot on the heels of …

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Chris Garneau

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April 28, 2017

Singer-songwriter Chris Garneau, one of the most distinctive and intimate voices on the international scene, will be giving a couple of concerts on 5 and 6 May at Naves de Matadero.…

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11 ways to fall in love with Madrid

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January 9, 2017

Whoever you fall for and whoever you love, Madrid loves you. That’s why we’re the most tolerant city in the world with respect to LGBT rights. That’s why there are very few streets that celebrate diversity like ours. That’s why we’re an international standard-bearer for freedom. And that’s why you’re going to fall in …

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LGBT-friendly hotels

LGBT-friendly hotels Categories: LGBT
November 8, 2016

“They’re being snapped up like hotcakes!” would be an apt description of what will happen in Madrid in June 2017. I’m sure you think I’m exaggerating and that there’s still time to plan for the festivities. But I assure you that next year’s Gay Pride in Madrid will be one of the most incredible, crowd-pulling …

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Madrid’s new nightlife

Madrid’s new nightlife Categories: LGBT
November 3, 2016

Only some people will remember the buzzing scene in Madrid five or six years ago, when every day –from Wednesday to Sunday– there was something different to do at night in Madrid. Crowds that seemed to go on forever had the chance to catch sessions by artists like Elástico, V, Diamante, Stardust and Zombie …

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