ILGA WORLD CONFERENCE – DECEMBER 10-16 IN STOCKHOLM.
RFSL, the Swedish Federation for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Rights, is the host organization for the ILGA World 2012 Conference. The theme of the conference is “Global Rights, Global Respect”.
Visit www.ilga2012.org for more information!
World AIDS Day is held on December 1st each year and is an opportunity for people worldwide to unite in the fight against HIV, show their support for people living with HIV and to commemorate people who have died.
In Stockholm the World AIDS Day Gala has been arranged annually since 2007. This year the gala will be held on December 3rd at Kolingsborg.
Experience a different and unforgettable night with great food and a spectacular show! Performances by some of the best artists in Sweden. And the best part, you’ll be a part of fighting HIV.
Buy your ticket here>>
Great news! Stockholm, Sweden has been nominated for World Style Capital in the NewNowNext Traveler’s Choice Awards!
NewNowNext.com have spent the year hunting high and low for the absolute hottest destinations, hotels, bars and everything else in the world of travel.
Vote now! If you like Stockholm and think it’s the World Style Capital, please cast your vote at NewNowNext.com
Results will be announced in early December.
Berns Asiatiska restaurant claims top spot at the Guests’ choice award.
The cool Berns Asiatiska has been awarded the prestigious honor of ‘Restaurant of the Year’ at The National Restaurant Guests’ choice award.
After polling the votes of 10 000 guests, Berns Asiatiska was announced the winner out of 1361 Swedish restaurants.
“It feels amazing to have been awarded with such a prestigious title. We always strive to offer something exceptional to our guests and this shows that we are on the right path” says restaurant manager Johan H. Lindqvist.
So why not enjoy a dinner at Sweden’s “Restaurant of the year” and continue to the glamorous gay club “Ball Room”?
Carlos Melia visited Berns Asiatiska a week ago and loved it! “ Finally I have found my favorite hangout venue in Stockholm.”
Read his story on Berns on CARLOS MELIA BLOG>>
Halloween is coming up! The Halloween Party hosted by the Viking Bears are just one of the many parties being thrown in Stockholm during Halloween. Check out the QX Gaymap for all events and parties>>
TRUE MIDLIFE STORY…
Listen to Bittersweet Escape, the first single by new Swedish electropop-project Midlife Stories.
Bittersweet Escape is co-produced by Swedish “Queen of Electronica” Sophie Rimheden and has vibes from both contemporary dance music, gay disco, 80s synth as well as a dash of Nordic melancholy.
Bittersweet Escape on Spotify>>
Bittersweet Escape on Soundcloud>>
A bike tour with style and elegance! Wear your best, preferably tweed, but make adjustments for cycling.
The race will be held around central Stockholm and without steep hills, a comfortable ride at a leisurable pace, open for both ladies and gentlemen. Bring a picnic basket if you like, there will be time both before and after the race. All bicycles are welcome to join the race, old as well as new.
Saturday October 6, starting at 11.00 in Kungsträdgården.
Looking to take your partner on a romantic weekend to Stockholm? The fastest and most environmentally friendly way to travel from Arlanda airport to central Stockholm is by the Arlanda Express train. The journey to the city center takes 20 minutes. All Saturdays and Sundays, two adults travel together for only SEK 280.
But what if you are single? No problem! Take a chance and share the ticket with a new acquaintance. You have the opportunity to flirt at the ticket machines, you never know what it might lead to. At least, you surely will get a nice chat with someone who is also on its way to Stockholm, and maybe you can also get tips on sights and events in the city?
If you are too shy to flirt with strangers at the ticket machines there’s another solution for you. The staff at the Arlanda Express ticket offices will be happy to match you with another single traveler whenever they get the chance.
The Arlanda Express trains are comfortable and modern – and, who knows, when you arrive at the end of the journey, you might share more than just one ticket. You might even have met your true love or a friend for life. So if you participated in the contest “Win a date with Stockholm” without winning – don´t worry, you still have a chance to a date.
Take a chance on Stockholm!
Urban Deli is a restaurant, bar, deli and food store in the heart of style-conscious SoFo. Gay friendly and very popular among the locals! At Nytorget Urban Deli you can shop and eat food from early morning till evening.
If you enjoy bar hopping, just cross the street and you’ll find the cozy lesbian owned restaurant and bar Roxy.
The grand opening of the Pride Park last night was fantastic!
Today is yet another day of fun. World famous bisexual comedian Margaret Cho is performing at Stockholm Pride 16:30-18:00. Then at 19:00-23:00 is the big SchlagerPopNight!! This is one of the most popular highlights and Loreen, the winner of the Eurovision Song Contest is scheduled to perform! And also the Irish pop twins Jedward.
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