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Ancient Worlds
Greeks, Etruscans & Romans

Ongoing, the Altes Museum. The world inhabited by gods, heroes & myths from the classical era. Includes: the colossal kouros of Didyma; the 'Praying Boy;' the spear bearer & the Amazon by Polykleitos; vases & everyday items of life in ancient Athens.
What's On in Berlin
Gay Berlin

Incomparable events calendar for all the gay parties, films, cultural events and more, happening in the city that never stands still - in German & English - from Siegessäule Magazine. Click "English" then "Calendar" month & day for the listings.
Every SAT LGBT Club - Die Szene & Nightlife Location in Berlin Friedrichshain
TanzTherapie at Die Busche (ex Haus B) - On Hold

Every Saturday 10pm-7am at Die Busche, Warschauer Platz 18. The biggest Gays and Friends dance nights in Berlin, young crowd, mainstream music/ Classic Mix Disco on two floors.
Against yourself. Around queer narratives
Gegen Berlin - On Hold

Ongoing party events, usually at KitKat. "We are not selling you the possibility to be 'queer' for one night. We want to expose you to your own fears and pleasures by pushing you to understand how your own power mechanisms are produced." Fruit buffet, welcome shots, swimming pool, 5 bars/lounges, fetish balconades.
"art (and sex) should be an open experience"
Pornceptual - On Hold

Ongoing events and open spaces. "Pornceptual presents pornography as queer, diverse and inclusive. We aim to prove that pornography can be respectful, intimate and artistic, while questioning usual pornographic labels. 'Can art succeed where porn fails – to actually turn us on?'”  See website for details.
Im Kino

An ongoing monthly series of LGBTQ film nights at Kino Delphi Lux, from around the world, in original languages with German-language subtitles. See the website for upcoming screenings in Berlin and 29 more German cities. SCREENINGS resume September through May after the Summer months break.
A Berlin cult party
Chantal's House of Shame - Online (on Hold at Bassy Club)

Fourth Thursdays 11pm-8am (usually at Bassy Club in Pfefferberg basement, Schönhauser Allee 176). Legendary "Super Disco" extravaganza, with showtime around 1am - live vocalists and band entertainment, renowned house and electro DJs, hard-partying and uninhibited mixed crowd. Host Chantal.
Karaoke Sex Party
Gayhole: Darkroom-Karaoke - On Hold

Thursdays, 11pm at  Monster Ronsons Ichiban Karaoke. The NASTY KARAOKE PARTY with Amy, Whitney, und Michael; cabins available, SING IN THE DARK with strangers! Admission 3 Euros with a free schnapps at the door. Sing, dance, fuck, get sucked into the GAYHOLE.
For over 20 years - now with new sound, new décor, new lounge, new splendor
Connection Club Berlin - On Hold

Thurs/Fri/Sat/Sunday, Fuggerstraße 33. Two dancefloors, lounge, cruise maze, the biggest darkroom in the city, international DJs. Parties: Men-Only The Fabric every first Friday Industry and third Friday Cazzo; Mate second Saturday; Labyrinth fourth Saturday.

Second Fridays, 11pm-8am, at KitKat Club, Köpenicker Str. 76. Relocated from London to Berlin, now one of the biggest and most successful monthly parties in town, with best local/international DJs and unique performers from the international gay underground scene. A majority gay night/ everyone welcome. Also Pride + Folsom Europe events, plus B:EAST BERLIN at Magdalena dates:
Non-mainstream & sophisticated
Berghain + Panorama Bar - On Hold

Saturday nights from midnight until Sunday afternoon at Berghain and Panorama, Am Wriezener Bahnhof, playing Hard House, Techno in a gay-friendly warehouse/industrial mixed crowd environment. Very selective door, €12 entry. Fridays in Panorama only.
The classic Berlin Saturday night
CarneBall Bizarre KitKatClubnacht - On Hold

Saturdays, 11pm-8am at Kitkat, Köpenicker Straße 76/ Brückenstraße. Queer Elektrotechno, NuTrance, Progressive Dance with performances, playrooms. "flamboyant, styled and colourful crowd  -- multi-layered, feature-filled, sensual, multi-sexual... hilarious action, ecstatic atmosphere, rocking party crowd." After party: Piep Show.
HomOriental party, playing Greek, Turkish, Arab, and Israeli Pop music
Gayhane @SO36 | House of Halay - On Hold

Last Saturdays each month at SO36. Belly dancing go-gos, midnight show, Homo Oriental dance floor with DJ Ipek and guest DJs. Long been known far beyond Berlin, for almost 8 years, lesbians, gays, shemales and friends have been dancing to Turkish, Arab, Greek and Hebrew pop music. Also after-midnight shows/performances.
Sunday T-Dances
Café Fatal @SO36 - On Hold

Sundays 7pm-1am at SO36. LGBT Ballroom dancing, lessons until 10pm, then Disco Pop and German Schlager music, dirty dancing & fun.
Yorck Kinogruppe

Mondays, 10pm at Kino International, Karl-Marx-Allee 33. Weekly sceenings of the best in LGBTQ cinema from around the world. See website for upcoming films.
Annual international LGBT film festival

September 2-6, 2020. Featuring 20 international LGBTQ films in screenings in Berlin and online. Screening at Kino Delphi Lux: Adam; Are We Forever Lost; Baby Jane; El Principe; Futur Drei; Im Stillen laut; Minjan; Moffie; Neubau; Port Authority; and A Totally Normal Family. Also with screenings in Dresden, Cologne, Düsseldorf, Frankfurt, Leipzig and Stuttgart.
Humans are vulnerable, as are all living things...
Verletzbare Subjekte | Vulnerable Subjects: An Exhibition Project

Ongoing through August 2, 2020. Open, affectible and receptive they can develop and change as well as be exposed to others and other things. On the one hand, vulnerability comes to humans materiality; on the other it is linked to the fact that we talk and act with others in the world - a basic human condition, affecting all, but in very different ways and with different consequences.
Queerfilmfestival Online - Maurice is lost. At Club Bizarre
Bizarre, by Étienne Faure

September 2-6, 2020. Online. A young Frenchman appears in Brooklyn. Aimlessly roaming the streets he meets Kim, who runs a burlesque club. Offered a room and a job, he dives into a world of sex shows and temptation, and gets involved in a three-way relationship with androgynous waiter Luka and Charlie, a straight-identified young boxer. Featuring artists and performers at the real club.
Queerfilmfestival Online - Paris 1980: When porn had a storyline...
Équation à un inconnu | Equation to an Unknown, by Dietrich de Velsa

September 2-6, 2020, online. The restored 1980 masterpiece of French gay erotic cinema portrays a handsome young motorcycle rider in a series of sexual encounters: from soccer club locker room showers, to a dreamlike orgiastic finale. A labyrinth of male-to-male fantasies in which the beautiful participants always fade away, leaving the protagonist to face his own loneliness. In French.
Queerfilmfestival Online: 2 girlfriends must cope with traumatic sexual violence
Pólvora en el Corazón | Gunpowder Heart, by Camila Urrutia

September 2-6, 2020. Claudia and Maria roam the streets of Guatemala City. Claudia lives with her activist grandfather, but isn't interested in politics. Maria who lives with her mother is more spontaneous. The streets are chaotic with violence, police and charming con men. One night, attacked by three men, they escape, but must now choose between revenge or grandfather's advice.
Queerfilmfestival Online - A 2019 Belgian-French drama film
Lola vers la mer, by Laurent Micheli

September 2-6, 2020. The 18-year-old transgender girl, grieving for her mother, is made to miss the funeral by her father Phillip. Each is determined to fulfill Catherine's last wish: to have her ashes scattered in the North Sea, by the dunes of her childhood home. To take Catherine home, Lola and her father must travel together, but they are both unhappy to have to share the car.
Queerfilmfestival Online - Queerfilmfestival Online
Los Fuertes | The Strong Ones, by Omar Zúñiga

September 2-6, 2020, online. Visiting his sister in southern Chile, in a fog, by the ocean, young architect Lucas meets local fisherman Antonio. An intense romance develops, but each has dreams: Lucas to study in Canada, Antonio to follow in his father's footsteps. Also, there is communty hostility. Can they find strength, independence and maturity together, at the end of the world?
Queerfilmfestival Online - An hilariously bittersweet romance in London
Benjamin, by Simon Amstell

September 2-6, 2020. A heartfelt, sweet, poignant, funny, and awkward love story. The once-promising young film-maker Benjamin sinks into self-doubt. Afraid his follow-up film will be a disaster, he knows his associates are moving on, but feels unable to escape impending failure. Then he falls in love with French music student Noah. Might caring for someone else be the key to happiness?
Queerfilmfestival Online - Giles De'Ath (John Hurt) is a British writer
Love and Death on Long Island, by Richard Kwietniowski

September 2-6, 2020, online. Giles accidentally sees the teen flick Hotpants College II starring Ronnie Bostock (Jason Priestley), and becomes infatuated and obsessed with the actor. From teen magazines he clips pictures, and heads to Long Island to find Ronnie. After a contrived meeting Giles becomes a fixture. Ronnie soon rejects Giles, but seems genuinely concerned for him.
Queerfilmfestival Online - queer girls in friendship fraught with erotic tension
Jamie and Jessie are Not Together, by Wendy Jo Carlton

September 2-6, 2020, online. Jamie moves from Chicago to New York in hopes to become a Broadway actress. Her best friend Jessica, in love with Jamie, tries to make her jealous by dating other women. The plan backfires, in a way she never imagined. Struggling in gray zones of love and lust, the friends must figure out either how to grow together or else to grow apart.
Queerfilfestival Online - Two Films by Ira Sachs
Keep The Lights On + Little Men

September 2-6, 2020, online. Danish filmmaker Erik is making a documentary about artist Avery Willard in NYC, and gets into a loving but complicated relationship with Paul, a lawyer struggling with addiction. Jake and Tony, both 13, boys with very different temperaments, become fast friends. Problems between their parents tear them apart, and being kids they just have to deal with it.
Queerfilmfestival Online - NYC 1985. Life and death in the time of AIDS
Buddies, by Arthur J. Bessan Jr.

September 2-6, 2020, online. The 25-year-old David wants to do something about the AIDS epidemic. He signs up to a community program connecting buddies to people with HIV and meets Robert, a 32-year-old activist, abandoned by his partner and friends, afraid of his illness. In a small hospital room they talk about their lives, being gay, passionate sex, and the fear of death.
Queerfilmfestival Online - Having a Midlife-Crisis in New Jersey
Concussion, by Stacie Passon

September 2-6, 2020, online. Abby is 42, the wife of a successful lawyer, mother of two, friend to suburban housewives - and bored. By chance, she stumbles on a women for women sex service, and changes unexpectedly from customer to provider. When a neighbour responds to Abby's offer, she suddenly finds herself confronted by two irreconcilable worlds of bizarre proportions.
Queerfilmfestival Online - Chip tanzt sich frei
Five Dances, by Alan Brown

September 2-6, 2020, online. Four gifted dancers rehearse the opening piece of a festival with their choreographer. Among them is the shy 18 year-old, Chip, who just arrived in New York on scholarship from out of state. As he works to catch up in this group of more experienced dancers, the competition, physical exertion, and erotic tension combine to heat things up between them all.
Queerfilmfestival Online - A West Village, fast-paced erotic screwball comedy
The Four-Faced Liar, by Jacob Chase

September 2-6, 2020, online. Trip and Bridget share an apartment. Trip is with Chloe, but isn't big on loyalty. Bridget sorts female dates by days of the week - they only ever stay one night. One night at a bar, they meet fresh arrivals to New York, the rather conservative Molly and Greg. Suddenly and unexpectedly, Molly and Bridget are a couple, causing chaos in the little clique.
Queerfilmfestival Online - Survival in the Bronx
Saturday Church, by Damon Cardasis

September 2-6, 2020, online. Ulysses, age 14, lives in the Bronx and just lost his father. His religiously conservative aunt kicks him out of her house after he's caught dressing in high heels and nylons. But at weekly meetings of Saturday Church, a community of queer teenagers and transgender sex workers at a nearby church, he finally finds a place he can be himself.
Queerfilmfestival Online - Returning home and finding a new love
Becks, by Elizabeth Rohrbaugh & Daniel Powell

September 2-6, 2020, online. After a painful separation from her girlfriend, folk musician Becks leaves Brooklyn for St. Louis, her hometown. At first she must come to terms with her conservative mother, and earn some money giving guitar lessons. Then, Becks' relationship with her first student Elyse, the wife of Mitch, a former classmate, disrupts everyone's previous plans.
Queerfilmfestival Online - Opera star Joyce DiDonato as the worst singer ever
The Florence Foster Jenkins Story, by Ralf Pleger

September 2-6, 2020, online. Florence Foster Jenkins couldn't sing at all. Still, the 1920s self-proclaimed New York opera diva had an unstoppable career of fancy costumes and unrestrained enthusiasm. Adored by fans, she broke all sales records with her legendary 1944 Carnegie Hall performance. Defying gender roles and social rank The Queen of Dissonance became a star of early camp.
Queerfilmfestival Screening - Post-migrant popcorn cinema from Hildesheim
Futur Drei, by Faraz Shariat

September 2, 2020, 7pm. A child of prosperous millennial-generation Iranian immigrants, Parvis tries to escape Hildesheim provincial life with pop culture, grindr-dates and raves. Caught shoplifting, he does community service in a refugee shelter, and meets Iranian siblings Banafshe and Amon. Their fragile relationship is increasingly tinged with awareness that their futures are unequal.
Queerfilmfestival Screening - Paris is still burning in New York…
Port Authority by Danielle Lessovitz

September 2, 2020, 9:15pm. Wye and her Vogue sisters dance on the Port Authority bus station steps. Paul, stranded in New York, watches, attracted by her beauty and elegance. He dares to make the first move, and Wye takes him to meet her queer adopted family in the ballroom community, and then to her house. Realizing Wye is trans, Paul must question his ideas about identity and gender.
Queerfilmfestival Screening - Summer in the Uckermark. Markus longs for Berlin
Neubau, by Johannes M. Schmit

September 3, 2020, 7pm. Loving his grandmothers in need of care, but longing for a different life, Markus daydreams. Swarms of iridescent demons appear as harbingers of a queer urban family. Falling in love with Duc makes everything more complicated - his boxes are already packed for the move. Then a non-normative plan liberates him from conservative constraints of sexuality and gender.
After the 1945 Nazi siege of Leningrad, a daily struggle for survival continues
Beanpole | Bohnenstange, by Kantemir Balagov

September 3, 2020, 8:30pm. The tall, gaunt, young Iya has protected the son of her friend Masha during the war, but she has an attack of shock, causing a tragic accident. Learning her son is dead, Masha demands that Iya pay her debt. A devastating story of the horrors of war from a female perspective, but also a most unusual non-heterosexual love story.
Queerfilmfestival Screening - Wild. Lesbisch. Helsinki!
Baby Jane, by Katja Gauriloff

September 4, 2020, 6pm. Soon after completing school, nineteen year-old Jonna leaves her small town life behind for the capital, Helsinki. LIfe in the big city is good, until one night after leaving a gay bar she is attacked by a male stranger. Saved by Piki, a 30-year-old butch woman, Jonna discovers she's fallen in love with her saviour.
QueerFilmFestival Screening - Separation, and then a new beginning
Are We Lost Forever, by David Färdmar

September 4, 2020, 8:30pm. Hampus and Adrian split up from a long-term relationship. Hampus is relieved: hurt and disappointed by his ex all too often. But Adrian grieves deeply, not knowing how to go on. Even after both find new partners, he cannot forget the love of his life. Swedish director David Färdmar shows shards of a broken relationship and quiet hopes for new beginnings.
Queerfilmfestival Screening - Looking back on two very eventful lives
Im Stillen laut | A Quiet Resistance, by Therese Koppe

September 5, 2020, 5pm. Erika and Tine, both 81, have been a couple for 40 years, and live on a Brandenburg farm they restored themselves. In the GDR era they always had to fight for their personal and artistic freedom. In this documentary film they take a humorous look back, contextualising and contradicting the Stasi police files with memories, photos, paintings, sculptures and texts.
XPOSED International Queer Film Festival - strength to venture out, despite fear
Lonely Wolves - Short Film Program Online for Queerfilmfestival

September 2-6, 2020 online. Fictional, documentary, experimental shorts from Britain, Canada, Germany, Hungary, Sweden, the USA: Stereotype - Inés Espinosa; Szép alak/ Beautiful Figure - Hajni Kis; Something Said - Jay Bernard; Be Mine Sometime - Carson Parish; Get - Martin Edralin; Pirate Boys - Pol Merchan; Itch/ Thrust - Olivia Kastebring, Julia Gumpert, Ulrika Bandeira.
Queerfilmfestival Screening - As queer as it gets…
Adam, by Rhys Ernst

September 5, 2020, 6pm. Adam, age16, visits his lesbian sister in New York City with great expectations: he wants to fall in love for the first time or at least finally have sex! He and Gillian, a student he meets at a queer party, share a spark - but she thinks he's a trans man, and he doesn't dare correct her. This leads to some amusing misunderstandings among her friends.
Queerfilmfestival Screening - Toxic masculinity in Apartheid-era South Africa
Moffie, by Oliver Hermanus

September 5, 2020, 8:30pm. In 1981, like all white young men, Nicholas Van der Swart must serve two years in the military, defending against communists, perverts and black people. That Nicholas is gay must remain a secret, as any moffie found among the troops is brutally harassed. But then, falling in love with fellow soldier Dylan, Nicholas finds he is now one of the deviants.
SPECIAL SHOW by The Grand Robyn“ by Ocean & Ensemble
PROPAGANDA Berlin - featuring the Grand ROBYN Show

September 5, 2020, 11pm-8am at Metropol. First SAT each month ORIGINAL Pop/House SEXY + WILD Party. Two floors, VIP lounge, glitter-bombs, smokers' lounge. With Annie O, Schiela, Darc Delirium, Victoria Bacon B2B Anna Klatsche, Rosetta Bleach. Ocean Sistemich Show. Door Host: NIKITA. Dancers: David Dave + Friends. Confetti Canons/ Glitter Shooter/ Laser Shows
Queerfilmfestival Screening - Trans-Parented in Denmark
A Totally Normal Family, by Malou Reymann

September 6, 2020, 3pm. Eleven-year-old Emma had always thought of her family as being like everyone else's - until her father Thomas outed himself, declaring he wanted to live as a woman. As Thomas became ever more elegantly dressed, the relationship between them changed - leading Emma to understand that sometimes change can be the most normal aspect of human affairs.
Queerfilmfestival Screening - A closeted teenager explores his sexual identity
Minjan, by Eric Steel

September 6, 2020, 5:30pm. In the Russian Jewish community of Brighton Beach a yeshiva student discovers clues to his sexuality in a most unlikely place, moving in with his widowed grandfather. As boys his age try to pick up girls, he is left awkwardly alone. With cues for queer audiences to pick up on, other men check out the boy, before his ecstatic loss of virginity to one of them.
QueerFilmFestival Screening - In jail, in Chile, 1970
El Principe | The Prince, by Sebastián Muñoz

September 6, 2020, 8:15pm. Twenty-year-old Jaime stabs his best friend to death during a night of drinking. Sent to prison he is put in a group cell run by Potro, the stallion, who, as Jaime's protector, makes him a prince. In return he expects loyalty and sex. The relationship fulfils Jaime's need for affection and belonging, but then a brutal power struggle breaks out.
Hosted by Yorck Kinogruppe
Mongay | Seven Minutes, by Ricky Mastro, France 2020

September 7, 2020, 10pm. After his son is found hanged with his boyfriend, his 55-year-old policeman father Jean tries to discover what happened. After several trips to a club, Jean meets Fabien, gets attached, and slowly starts to mix his mourning with a desire to know more of his son’s world. As the two men begin a relationship, Jean finds himself in a world he never imagined.
European Fetish Event of the Year
Folsom Europe 2020 - Cancelled - See virtual events

September 9-13, 2020, annual 5-day weekend Fetish STREET Fair/ leather/ fetish/ skin/ rubber events draw 25,000 visitors. This past year included: REVOLVER, Dungeon, F*ck Extreme, PIG Fetish Party, MENtabolism, Classic Meets Fetish, Gay Boat Ahoi excursion, Fetish Boat, bar and bathhouse events all week around the city. See updates at:
Approaches the theme of the witchcraft from the perspective of contemporary art
Disturbance: Witch - With focus on the disruptive factor

September 11 - December 27, 2020. The witch factor shakes deadlocked power structures. Witch-like, abnormal, irrational, magical and wrong vs traditional role patterns/ structures, threatening contemporary white/ male-dominated status quos. Attributions + projections onto witches, women and queer people as instruments of exclusion; strategies still virulent today as ongoing witch hunts.
Hosted by B:EAST BERLIN & GIANT-Berlin
B:EAST BERLIN - Gay Open Air Season Closing

September 11, 2020, 3-10pm. Gay Open Air event during this Covid-19 situation. Respect the restrictions and follow all the rules! Have fun and enjoy this official second gay techno open air event since the lockdown began. We want you to have fun and enjoy your day with a few hundred Sexy beast-ies.

September 11, 2020, 10pm-2am. Online Event Hosted by REVOLVER PARTY and Asaf Dolev - the OFFICIAL FOLSOM EUROPE STREAM with a LIVE SHOW BY KINKY IN WONDERLAND. DJs ASAF DOLEV, STROEM, KARSTEN SOLLORS and ALEXIO. Live stream on Kitkat + Folsom.
Hosted by Sneakfreaxx & Sportlads
Sneakfreaxx Bingo - Livestream Event

September 13, 2020, 6-8pm. Sneakfreaxx bingo is going live! Join in to win great prizes! Bingo tickets cost a small donation - you decide how much it is worth per bingo ticket! (at least 1 euro!) Tickets (max 3/person) can be ordered now, before the event starts. Print out tickets or get them by mail! Viel glück!
Die Kultveranstaltung ist zurück!
Gaywiesn Berlin - Cancelled

September 14 - October 19, 2020, 6pm each Monday for over a month at Mühlenstraße 45-46, Ostbahnhof, Mitte. 12th year annual 5-week Gaywiesen celebrations at Oktoberfest tent, wooden benches and lawn. Good food, DJs, go-go dancers, drag divas, live music bands and performers on stage, and plenty of Oktoberfest beer.
Hosted by Yorck Kinogruppe
Mongay | Jean Seberg – Against all Enemies

September 14, 2020, 10pm. Forever out of breath, she became the star of the Nouvelle Vague as Pixie, style icon and with her connection to the Black Panthers, an FBI target. Inspired by true events, the film looks behind the façade of an actress who inspired the emotional world of a whole generation in the 60s, yet always broke down again and again in her own emotional life.
An ongoing monthly series of LGBTQ film nights
Queerfilmnacht: Futur Drei, by Faraz Shariat

September 16, 2020, 9pm. The child of prosperous millennial-generation Iranian immigrants, Parvis tries to escape Hildesheim provincial life with pop culture, grindr-dates and raves. Caught shoplifting, he does community service in a refugee shelter, and meets Iranian siblings Banafshe and Amon, a fragile relationship increasingly tinged with awareness that their futures are unequal.
Hosted by Transfabel and aequa
Queer im Kiez

September 19, 2020, 2-7pm. First Queer im Kiez meetup by queer friends at aequa Community Centre. Saturday afternoon meeting place for area queer folk to connect, share stories and build support systems. Courtyard garden or cozy tables inside. SYRIAN FOOD by bread+salt. QUEER SCREEN PRINTS with Puta. QUEER + TRANS LITERATURE TABLE by Trans*fabel. Admission is free, but donations help.
Hosted by Letsdok and Yorck Kinogruppe
LETsDOK - I Am Not Your Negro

September 19, 2020, 10:30pm. The manuscript fragment Remember This House by writer James Baldwin, who died in 1987, forms the basis for Raoul Peck's documentary, drawing a line from the African-American struggle for civil rights of the 1960s to BlackLivesMatter of today.
Hosted by Letsdok and Yorck Kinogruppe
LETsDOK - Uferfrauen-Lesbisches in der DDR

September 20, 2020, 11am at Kino Blauer Stern. Documentary filmmaker Barbara Wallbraun films six lesbian women who tell their biographies of complex everyday lives in the GDR. In doing so, she finds an approach to East German history that so far has been little explored - and demonstrates that the act of loving someone, can in itself be an act of resistance.
Hosted by MonGAY @ KINO INTERNATIONAL and Yorck Kinogruppe
Mongay | Futur Drei, by Faraz Shariat

September 21, 2020, 10pm. A child of prosperous millennial-generation Iranian immigrants, Parvis tries to escape Hildesheim provincial life with pop culture, grindr-dates and raves. Caught shoplifting, he does community service in a refugee shelter, and meets Iranian siblings Banafshe and Amon, a fragile relationship increasingly tinged with awareness that their futures are unequal.
Streamed live from SchwuZ until the real dancing starts again in the holy halls
I Wanna Stream for Somebody - SchwuZ Soli Live Stream

September 23, 2020, 8-11pm. New edition of SHIT - Shopping on TV with donation queens Rosetta Bleach + Didi Disco, the Tarot Cards of Justice with Madame Borg, Show, Music and fabulous Queertainment by Jurassica Parka, Bambi Mercury, Purrja, Cupcake, Rhama, The Darvish, Merean and others. Host: Miss Ivanka T. Clips/ Support by Van de Space, Iconic House of Saint Laurent, Victory Column.
Human Rights Film Festival Berlin
Film Screening - iHUMAN, by Tonje Hessen Schei

September 24, 2020, 7-10pm at BUFA-Studio Berlin Oberlandstraße 26-35. A political thriller about artificial intelligence, power and social control. From the inside of the booming AI industry this film shows how the most powerful and far-reaching technology of our time is changing our lives, our society and our future. Followed by Q&A with director Tonje Hessen Schei.
Hosted by Festsaal Kreuzberg Biergarten, Festsaal Kreuzberg & Queer Garten
Queer Garten #7 Season Closing

September 26, 2020, 5pm at Festsaal Kreuzberg, Am Flutgraben 2. Welcome to queer garden season closing party - it's been an amazing time! This time wihtout reservation! - first come first served! DJs: Gloria Viagra, LA SCHMOCK, Sara Moshiri, Herr von K and JAYCAP playing the finest House | Minimal | Deep Techno | Afrohouse. Have a good time, and please wear your mask!
SchwuZ presents for the 2nd time in cooperation w/ the LSVD Berlin-Brandenburg
QueerZ No.2 - Club. Youth. Festival.

September 27, 2020, at Youth center Lessinghöhe (outdoors), Mittelweg 30. LSBTIQ+ or an ally belonging to Z generation (~14-21 yo)? this is for YOU! Workshops: DJing; Self-defense/strengthening, expressive dance, archery... plus a show, discussion, reading, and concert with all the topics that revolve around your world.
Genre: sci-fi/drama/horror Hosted by Halvard Haldorsen
Village Movie Night | Poison, by Todd Haynes, 1991

September 29, 2020, 8-11:30pm. Seminal New Queer Cinema work: 3 intercut stories about being ostracized. Horror: a scientist drinks a serum of human sexuality, transforming him into a hideous and feared plague-carrier. Hero: parody of tabloid TV investigations as a boy disappears from home. Homo: adapting Genet's The Miracle Of The Rose, a bitter romance between two prison inmates.
Hosted by Yorck Kinogruppe
Mongay | Enfant Terrible: Rainer Werner Fassbinder

September 29, 2020, 10pm-1am. Germany's most important filmmaker, Fassbinder was engaging and demanding, quickly gathering many actresses, self-promoters and lovers around him. Shooting one film after another, he created festival sensations in Berlin and Cannes, but a chaotic professional and private life, manic work, physical exhaustion and heavy drug use soon claimed their victims.
Hosted by Jünglinge, NO HARD FEELINGS / FUTUR DREI and Gladt e.V.
Futur Drei, by Faraz Shariat - For Black, Indigenous & POC Only

September 30, 2020, 7:30pm. A child of prosperous millennial-generation Iranian immigrants, Parvis tries to escape Hildesheim provincial life with pop culture, grindr-dates and raves. Caught shoplifting, he does community service in a refugee shelter, and meets Iranian siblings Banafshe and Amon, a fragile relationship increasingly tinged with awareness that their futures are unequal.
Show up on time. No entry for latecomers after 9pm
Village Online // Cum Together

October 4 + November 1, 2020, meditation and masturbation ritual. Switch between roles, experiment, try things out. Celebrate your body, your genitals, your lust and your arousal with other men. Slip into roles of exhibitionist or voyeur. Be as shameless or restrained as is right for you. Change role at any time. Clothing, nudity and masturbation are welcome. Next date: Dec 13.
Every Second Friday monthly Sportswear & Sneakerparty in Berlin

October 9, 2020, 10pm-5am. Dresscode: SPORTSWEAR/ SNEAKERS; PICALDI/ PROLL, SKATER, SOCCER, SCALLY, CHAV. Sniff/ Trampling Area. Big Darkroom/ Playzone/ Chill Area. Prollboys film screenings. FB Next: Nov 13; Dec 11; Jan 8...
With Jeff, a sociologist who focuses on human sexualities
Village Outdoors | Bike Tour - The History of Sex

October 10, 2020, 2-5pm. Explore: Dr Magnus Hirschfeld; the first LGBTIQ rights organization; 1920s Berlin nightlife, sex work and fetishes; Eldorado sex/gender diversity; Christopher Isherwood home; Nazi eradication of sexual freedom/ post-war resurrection; AIDS epidemic differences between West/ East Germany/ Berlin; Schöneberg, Kreuzberg, Kit Kat Club, Berghain, and Lab.oratory.
Hosted by GAYWIESN, Youngsters Berlin and Gay Partys Berlin
GayWiesn 2020

October 12, 2020, 6pm-12:30am at Spreewiesn Berlin, Mühlenstraße 45-46, Ostbahnhof. Meet in traditional costume at the most famous/ most popular Oktoberfest outside Bavaria! LIVE Band DIE BANAUSEN with horny singer RONNY. Hostess MATAINA with her cheeky Berlin snout. Covered terrace. Wiesn delicacies. Large drinks selection.
Village Berlin activities on pause until May 5th
Village Pot Luck 2020

October 17, 2020, 7pm. Bring a dish to share as we will eat and drink together at the Village. Invite friends for a great time, indoors and in the garden. Also bring favourite drinks. Soft drinks and beer provided on donation basis. A very informal evening for spending time with old friends and making new ones. Next dates: Nov 21; Dec 19.
What is the difference between Pornography and Art? Art is more expensive!
15th Porn Film Festival Berlin

October 20-25, 2020. Cinema Moviemento. Pornography should stimulate, be erotic, sexy, not as unwatchable as it is now. This festival showcases the most innovative, risk-taking visionaries in film, photography, performance, music, the art scene, porno-land and even porn karaoke to challenge the erotic film genre; artists who have explored sex through their work for years.
Horse Fair - Foire aux lopes - Mercado de yeguas

November 7, 2020, 5:30pm-midnight, Dragon Floor, Kitkat. Private events on irregular dates in Berlin, Hamburg, Leipzig, Mannheim, Brussels, Amsterdam and Cologne clubs, where, willing mares offer themselves to stallions without ever seeing their faces. Entry: 12 €. Next dates.
Hosted by Berlin And The Beat and Spindler & Klatt
Berlin and the Beat

December 2, 2020, 10pm-5am at Spindler&Klatt. Musik DJ Fox + Friends play House, RnB, Hip Hop, Pop. Electro, Charts, Indie and Alternative.
CTM – Festival for Adventurous Music and Art
CTM Festival

Throughout January, 2021. Innovative pop, electronic and experimental music festival. During thirteen years of existence, CTM has gained a reputation for being essential, ranking among the world’s most cutting-edge festivals, referred to as Germany’s most important gathering for electronic and experimental music and Berlin’s best Pop festival.
The Internationale Filmfestspiele Berlin 2021
Berlinale 71

February 11-21, 2021. With 250 international talents, 100+ experts, mentors + guests revealing success secrets. Berlin’s largest cultural event, among the most important film industry dates. Eleven days, 23 venues, around 400 films, many world/ European premieres, every genre, length, format, from 100+ countries; 300,000 tickets sold; art, glamour, parties, business deals.
Berlinale Festival Best in Queer Film
Teddy Awards

Late February, 2021, Friday 9pm at Volksbühne Berlin. Berlinale queer cinema awards honor Best Feature Film, Best Documentary Film, Best Short Film, TEDDY Jury Award and SPECIAL TEDDY AWARD. Stage show, stars from around the world; the TEDDY Party --probably the best party of the Berlinale. The German and English website has a trove of information + video clips.
Thousands of fetish guys from around the world come to Berlin
Easter Berlin 2021 Annual Fetish Events

March 31 - April 5, 2021. Past events: WED Woof Warm-Up. THU Fetish Garage Sale + Connection DUNGEON PARTY. FRI Easter B'fast + Reception + Fetish Boat + Scheune Rubber Lust. SAT Scheune Puppy-Party + Woof Skin Lust. SUN Connection ML Berlin Contest + Lab.Oratory GUMMI RUBBER PARTY + Connection PIG. MON Fetish Bus Liner + Woof Skin&Sport. 2021 program TBA at:
Hosted by BerlinBear
Easter BearDance 2021

April 2, 2021, 9pm-9am. Easter BearDance 2021 with DJs Martin Rapp + Axelay, and VJ Alkis. Past year was postponed, then cancelled. More info coming soon...
New Films from Berlin & Brandenburg
Achtung Berlin

Mid-April, 2021 - (TBC) annual 8-day film festival dedicated to Berlin & Brandenburg filmmakers, the 3rd largest in Berlin, with feature films, documentaries, and world premieres. See website for information about rescheduled upcoming events.
International Queer Short Film Festival

Early May, 2021 (TBC). QUEER FILM in all forms - glory, shame, distaste, trash and beauty. Four-day 15th annual festival by people who enjoy queer films, screening new + old films, shorts or features - the queer perspective from all corners of the world to challenge normative views, propose alternate ways of thinking, and approach life and storytelling in other ways. See program:
Europe's largest queer open-air event
Gay & Lesbian Stadtfest 2021

July 17-18, 2021, annual Stadtfest weekend of LGBTQ Pride festivities in Schöneberg, each day from 11am. Crowds throng music stages and surrounding streets, clubs and beer gardens around Nollendorfplatz in all directions. 2020 events cancelled. See 2019 photos + 2021 program as announced, at their facebook page:
Will Berlin CSD be back in the streetsl this year?
Berlin Pride | Christopher Street Day 2021

July 24, 2021. Virtual celebrations took place in 2020. Hoping to get back to normal in 2021 with street parade/march, festival and all the other queer summer events. See updates at FB or website:
The 18th HustlaBall in Berlin
Hustlaball Berlin Circuit Party

October 22, 2021, 10pm FRI main event at KitKat. The 18th annual HustlaBall Berlin, with REAL HUSTLABALL AWARDS, back to the roots! Fun with/for hustlers, hookers, pimps, streetwalkers, flesh-peddlers, porn stars + other scandalous sorts. Events at Connection Club Berlin and at Bootshaus Cologne, in addition to main party night at Kitkat. Events in 2020 cancelled. See details/photos:
Annual LGBT Park Festival
Parkfest Friedrichshain 2021

August 14, 2021. Annual Summer Saturday LGBT festival, thousands in attendance, lots of local talent performing on grounds of open-air cinema in Friedrichshain / Volkspark. Non-commercial festival celebration involves many gay clubs & institutions. See website for previous events.