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June 19, 2012

Sardinia is going to celebrate its first LGBT Pride ever, but it's not only glory and happiness

The first Sardinian pride ever will start from a sandy beach and will end in front of the sea. In the Italian island, LGBT associations are making history, but it’s not only glory and celebration.

‘In Sardinia there are still gay and lesbian people committing suicide for being what they are,’ Massimo Mele, president of MOS, Movimento Omosessuale Sardo, told Gay Star News.

April 5, 2012

Urban flamingos and a gay scene make the historic seaside city of Cagliari, capital of the Italian island, pretty in pink

Flamingos, flamingos everywhere. When you land in Cagliari you find these exotic tropical birds crowded onto one of the biggest Europe’s lagoons, the Laguna di Santa Gilla, next to the airport.

Spring is the perfect time to be here; when thousands of chicks, called ‘pulle’, are just few weeks old. And now Cagliari, the small, cosmopolitan ‘capital’ of Sardinia, is pinker than ever. And not only because of the flamingos, it is also the most gay-friendly city of Sardinia, the ‘Caribbean’ island between Spain and Italy.