Reykjavik – capital city of Iceland and one of the most liveable places in the world, with colourful houses, good shopping and friendly gay scene. Gay Iceland is a go-to site to find out what is happening in gay Reykjavík, and Gay Ice is a popular gay travel guide. Since 2011, there has even been a tour-guiding company that caters specifically to the LGBTQIA community, Pink Iceland.Author: Einar Steinn Valgarðsson.
Alfred’s Apartments and Alfred’s Studios is a gay operated and owned accommodation in the heart of Reykjavik. Alfred’s Apartments offers spacious apartments at a good price located just around the corner from Laugavegur shopping street. It's not a queer bar or gay bar but LGBT+ friendly like most bars in Iceland and they have hosted lot's of LGBT+ events including free drag shows and screenings of RuPaul's Drag Race when there are new episodes airing. Events are held almost every day and the .
Gay Iceland. Iceland is an excellent destination for gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender travelers. The Reykjavik Gay Pride is the most popular festival in the country almost one third of the nation comes to celebrate Pride the second weekend in August and the general atmosphere is very gay friendly. Iceland as a gay-friendly destination has received great reviews from visitors. It has landed on various top-ten lists and received the “5 Pink Stars” rating by Diva Magazine, a .
Gay-managed hotel/guesthouse in the heart of Reykjavik, within walking distance of the city’s best shops, restaurants, The Sun Voyager sculpture, gay scene and nightlife around Laugavegur Street. Gay Iceland is a go-to site to find out what is happening in gay Reykjavík, and Gay Ice is a popular gay travel guide. Since 2011, there has even been a tour-guiding company that caters specifically to the LGBTQIA community, Pink Iceland.Author: Richard Chapman.
Lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) rights in Iceland are very progressive. In February 2009, a minority government took office, headed by Jóhanna Sigurðardóttir, the world's first openly gay head of government in modern times.The Icelandic Parliament amended the country's marriage law on 11 June 2010 by unanimous vote to define marriage as between two individuals, thereby making Discrimination protections: Sexual orientation and . The gay crowd in Iceland has a very strong connection to Laugavegur 22. In the years around 1980, there was a gay bar there and many stories have been told about that time — but people walking out the doors of Laugavegur 22 no longer have to fear being met with violence.