Events and Festivals
Among the biggest and most distinctive events organised by the very active gay and lesbian community in Slovenia, there is the annual Pride Parade taking place every June in Ljubljana. It includes a procession and other events intended for raising awareness about the same-sex-oriented people. The Festival of Gay and Lesbian Film has been a regular annual event in December for a number of years.
In late May, members of the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community from around the world and your friends can enjoy the beauties of Slovenia, get to know the cuisine, local customs and traditions, and have fun. The rich programme of the Pink Week festival includes a tour of selected Slovenian destinations, indulgence in a wellness, visit to the wineries and much more.
Known Meeting Places
The largest gay and lesbian community in Slovenia is in Ljubljana, where there are several clubs and cafés: Pritličje, Klub K4, Klub Tiffany are among the most known meeting places, while other popular meeting places also include different restaurants, certain saunas and similar. It is similar in Maribor, while in summer there is also a popular meeting place in Piran as well as on the beach between Piran and Strunjan.
Active Gay Organisations
In Slovenia, there are several very active gay and lesbian organisations, such as Roza klub, Legebitra, Out in Slovenija and DIH among other. Representatives of all these organisations can provide more details and tips, which are useful to gays and lesbians during their visit to Slovenia.
Despite the fact that distinctly relaxed atmosphere prevails in the streets as well as that Slovenia is a very safe country, there have been isolated cases of intolerance in recent years, which is why certain discretion is advised when expressing the same-sex sexual orientation.
In the Media
Take a look at the stories from a trip around Slovenia, as written by the individual visitors and journalists.
Stories from Slovenia
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