As the city prepares to host EuroPride, Lars van Roosendaal paints the places at the heart of its storied queer scene. G ay pick-up behaviour has changed a lot in recent decades. The increasing social recognition of LGBT people and the arrival of new internet dating platforms mean you do not have to go to hidden places, often known only to initiates, to find a potential partner. This has led to changes in how queer spaces manifest themselves, and nowhere more so than in Vienna, with its rich LGBT history. For example, public toilets also known as tea rooms here as meeting places have practically disappeared from the gay city map.
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Cinema of Austria refers to the film industry based in Austria. Austria has had an active cinema industry since the early 20th century when it was the Austro-Hungarian Empire , and that has continued to the present day. Between the two World Wars, directors like E. Emo and Henry Koster - the latter of whom had emigrated from Austria, provided examples of Austrian film comedies.
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The city of Vienna is home to grand architecture and world-class museums which resonate a classy and refined culture which we all love. Being the center of fashion, culture, and art in Austria, Vienna has a lot of things to offer. More than just a home to ornate establishments, Vienna has proven itself to be a worthy city to visit. When traveling around this beautiful city, you would not run out of things to explore. But being one of most gay-friendly cities in the world, Vienna has a lot of gay events and gay scenes which are worth trying out.
This page collects all the information from the previous pages and is more convenient if you want to print out or use a complete gay guide for Vienna. On desktop PCs you can also print out your own preselection instead of the whole list: just double-click on the name of the hotel or location that you would like to remove, and the whole entry for that location will disappear. Please check the websites and Facebook pages of the respective venues for the latest information. Update February : Bars, cafes, restaurants, gyms and saunas have to stay closed.