and at least half-hourly at weekends). Schöneberg and, kreuzberg (both in the western part of Berlin) as well. In 1701 Berlin became the capital of the kingdom of Prussia and in 1871 of the German Empire. became the gay capital of Germany again. That, of course, ended after 1933 when Hitler and the Nazis were given power in Germany. Prenzlauer Berg (eastern part). By clicking on or navigating the site, you agree to allow us to collect information on and off Facebook through cookies. To prevent his outing by opponents during the election campaign he outed himself on a party congress with the legendary words Ich bin schwul, und das ist auch gut so (I'm gay and that's just fine). berlin Gay Pride 2018 : in Germany called, cSD (Christopher Street Day). In 2001 Berlin got an openly gay mayor, Klaus Wowereit from the Social Democrats. Berlinale film festival in February (including the. Since 2016 at the 4th Saturday in July (instead of end of June as before). The legal situation of gay men in East Germany was the best within the Eastern Bloc and even better than in some Western democracies, but in an authoritarian state like this gays and lesbians had no rights to organize themselves in a civil rights movement. - m/BerlinerCSD 1 September 2018. Ratchet Party : HipHop, R B, Trap, Dancehall and Afrobeats with DJ Caramel Mafia amongst others. Queer Film Award Teddy the, easter fetish week, the gay lesbian street festival in Berlin-Schöneberg, the.