News 2022

Notice MPX

Notice MPX

RKI NOTE: Cases of monkeypox first appeared in Germany and many other countries in May 2022. People diagnosed with monkeypox should not be blamed for the disease. No person or group of people should be stigmatized because of a disease. If you notice symptoms of a possible disease or fear you may have contracted monkeypox, please contact your health care provider for the best possible treatment.

Rainbow flag at Ibn Rushd-Goethe mosque

Rainbow flag at Ibn Rushd-Goethe mosque

The Ibn Rushd-Goethe Mosque in Berlin was the first mosque in Germany to raise a rainbow flag today, July 1, in the run-up to Friday prayers, and it will fly in front of the mosque until the end of July. Mosque founder Seyran Ateş explained, “Especially for LGBTIQ* people of the Muslim faith, such a sign is enormously important, because it shows that they don’t have to choose between their faith and their sexual identity, but are accepted as they are.”

Colorful together – for more diversity

Colorful together – for more diversity

On Wednesday, the charity concert “#GEMEINSAMBUNT” took place at the Komödie am Ku’damm. Based on an idea by Sebastian Stipp and together with Anne von Knoblauch, who are both contact persons of the Berlin police for lesbians, gays, bisexuals as well as trans- and intersex people (LSBTI), and Olivia Schaaf, the project got rolling in 2019.

Official Pride Month Berlin Opening

Official Pride Month Berlin Opening

Let’s celebrate Pride Month Berlin with an opening ceremony with Queens Against Borders and CSD Berlin | Berlin Pride. These talented artists from a variety of social, linguistic, national and artistic backgrounds have taken over the space and provided a platform to inspire the city of Berlin and present their own narratives and stories in a political yet creative and artistic format ranging from dance to drag to all-queer excellence.

Labris – Lesbian Human Rights Organization

Labris – Lesbian Human Rights Organization

Maja Šenk, coordinator of Labris writes here for Berlin CSD e.V. Labris is one of the oldest LGBTI organizations in the former Yugoslav region and the only lesbian organization in Serbia. It is a lesbian, feminist, non-governmental, non-profit organization founded to promote the human rights of lesbians and the visibility of lesbians in society.

“Bunt*уй” Marzahn Pride 2022

“Bunt*уй” Marzahn Pride 2022

“Bunt*уй” is the motto of the 3rd Marzahn Pride, which will be held on June 18, 2022 by the association of Russian-speaking LGBTQ* activists* Quarteera in the Berlin district of Marzahn. The motto “Bunt*уй” was inspired by the resilience of the Ukrainian people and the solidarity and commitment in this country of all those affected and allied.