Salzburg has a well-established and active LGBTI scene. Regular parties like the HOSI-Fest, the Salzburg Pride, the Pride Boat and many other events are highlights of the scene’s annual calendar. And the scene bars are of course there all year round for locals and guests from all over the world. That is queer Salzburg.
22.09.2021 The more present the LGBT scene is in public, as at the recent Salzburg Pride 2021, the stronger the homophobic reactions, also in Salzburg and throughout Austria. Do not give up – an assessment.
08.09.2021 3 days after the Salzburg Pride we can sum up: More participants than ever before for LGBT issues, but also homophobic attacks afterwards.Reason enough to stay tuned. That was the Salzburg Pride 2021.🌈🌈🌈 [Read more]
As a prompt reaction of the city of Salzburg to discriminatory attacks against LGBT people in Austria in recent times, the city has coloured the zebra crossing in front of Mirabell Palace in rainbow colours. A visible sign in a prominent place for the presence of the rainbow community in Salzburg. [Read more]
Despite all the joy about the record turnout at this year’s Salzburg Pride, it should not be forgotten that there were also unpleasant things in the aftermath: Homophobic attacks directly after the parade. And not only in Salzburg but all over Austria. For some time now, such reports have been accumulating from all over the country. An assessment. [Read more]
Last weekend (3-5.09.) Salzburg was under the sign of the rainbow. From Friday evening to Sunday afternoon, more people than ever came together to underline the demands of the LGBT community for acceptance in all areas of society. And to celebrate this political statement. Love was in the Air! [Read more]
Pride Parade and Pride Night on 4 September 2021 are the central events of this year’s Salzburg Pride. The day is full of highlights and surprises, and with the best weather expected, we can expect a great Pride in the beautiful city on the Salzach. So bring a good mood – the rest will be taken care of. [Read more]
Singer songwriter Phil Luis from St. Johann im Pongau will present his new single “Alles Anders” at CSD Salzburg 2021. He wants to encourage people to break with classic prejudices and show tolerance towards human diversity and non-judgemental acceptance of different lifestyles. [Read more]
Hellbrunn Palace was built about 400 years ago by Prince Archbishop Markus Sittikus – as a pleasure palace and summer residence. gaysalzburg.at visited the palace, the fountains and the extensive park with Selina and Lisa from Salzburg and Christoph and Andreas from Vienna. A world of its own! Great fun! [Read more]
After the highly visible presence of the European leather and fetish scene at the last Salzburg Pride, a large number of sash wearers will again show their colours at the Salzburg Pride this year. Leathermen were already in the front row at the Stonewall riots against discrimination and arbitrariness on Christopher Street in New York in 1969. [Read more]
Love is in the Air is the motto of this year’s CSD Salzburg. Air acrobat Malin Brandl, 24 years old and a native of Salzburg, will also be in the air. She will float through the air on a trapeze at the rally after the parade on Pride Saturday 4.09. and will be an attractive highlight of the Pride weekend. [Read more]
From 3 to 5 September, Salzburg will once again be under the sign of the rainbow. In order to be able to participate without any problems even in Corona times, a few rules have to be observed, but they don’t really hurt. 3G and 2G are the buzzwords here. 3G in almost all areas of life, 2G in the night gastronomy. And that is not unimportant at the Pride. [Read more]
As in other European metropolises such as Berlin, Vienna or London, there are also queer city tours in Salzburg. These take you to places where homosexual personalities are known to have worked and played a significant role in shaping the city’s fortunes. Roman Forisch, certified Austria-Guide in conversation with gaysalzburg.at. [Read more]
Germany has just managed to keep the incidence rate below 10 on a more or less permanent basis, and the first orange-coloured districts with incidences >10 pop up again on the map of Germany at spiegel online. In Pinzgau, 40 kilometres south of Salzburg, the Salzburger Nachrichten report an infection cluster. What does that mean now? [Read more]
Since yesterday (1.07.2021), significantly relaxed Corona rules have been in force in Austria. This mainly affects the (night) gastronomy. The curfew has been abolished. This means that bars and clubs are once again free to decide on their opening hours. The obligation to wear masks in pubs and at the bar is history. However, the 3G rule still applies. [Read more]