The event kicks off at Gugu Dlamini Park at 10h00 when gates open with free entry. People are reminded to bring sensible shoes for marching and sunscreen, hats and water. A number of local entertainers will be performing at Durban Prideincluding drag artists and DJs from across the rainbow spectrum.
Generations of South Africans grew up vacationing in this sun-drenched city on the Indian Ocean the farthest large city on earth from San Francisco, but also one of the most eerily Californian. Durbs by the sea is warm, sunny and sporty, and the dozens of beaches within an easy drive offer something for everyone, from big-wave surfing, scuba and kayaking to cruising and nude sunbathing. The largest mall in the Southern Hemisphere is here, as is the worlds largest ultra run, the fabled mile Comrades Marathon from Durban to Pietermaritzburg.
A birthday celebration went horribly wrong for a young gay teacher from Amanzimtoti, south of Durban, who was brutally attacked on the beach by three violent homophobes. The primary school teacher and student sported highlighted blond hair and was wearing a Durban Pride t-shirt when he drove to the beach. As he got out of the car in the parking lot, three men started verbally harassing him.
With a renewed waterfront promenade, miles of gorgeous coastline, the warm Indian Ocean and luxury beachfront hotels and bars — a trip to Durban is an easy sell, even before you start to explore the cities rich and complex history. We are only just beginning to understand the shocking scale of LGBT discrimination in South Africa and while as visitors we personally did not experience any- this is not to say there is a critical need for hate crimes laws here as the local LGBT community still faces high levels of violence. In urban sophisticated Durban however, we found many accepting and progressive attitudes and feel comfortable recommending to gay travelers who wish to experience a rich diversity of people, cuisines, and languages, alongside pristine beaches and wild nightlife. In this article we will cover
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This luxury self catering duplex apartment consists of a lounge, dining area and a modern, fully fitted kitchen. There are three double bedrooms with a main en suite and two additional bathrooms. The apartment comfortably sleeps six people. The main self catering unit is built on two levels.
In this column, we will hear from voices in the LGBT community about their experiences on the road, safety tips, events, and, overall, advice for other LGBT travelers get the most out of their time on the road! Backpacking is one of those once-in-a-lifetime experiences that opens you up to the world and allows you to experience new things no matter who or where you are. It can be challenging for every type of traveler, but for LGBT travelers, there are a handful of added, unique challenges.