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May 8, 2015

It's the second biggest city on the shores of Lake Geneva. It's also a foodie wonderland of exquisite alpine beauty. What's more, Lausanne boasts a thriving gay scene – complete with its own 'Pink Beach'. What's not to love?

I love cheese. No, I’m not talking about a night out at G-A-Y. I’m on about a bit of brie. Or maybe a chunk of cheddar. I’ve also always wanted to try a fondue. Hot melted Swiss cheese, laced with kirsh and wine, making for a tempting drippy treat.

December 10, 2013

IOC chief sends letter to all prospective Olympians to avoid causing 'controversy' while competing in Russia

Athletes have now been expressly warned against protesting against the anti-gay laws in Russia while they compete in the Sochi Winter Olympics next year.

International Olympic Committee chief Thomas Bach has told athletes they should avoid being involved in any ‘controversy’.

The IOC will draw up a letter to send to athletes when it meets in Lausanne, Switzerland today (10 December).

‘As an athlete, you do not want to be confronted with any kind of political controversies at the Games,’ he said, according to the BBC.

April 1, 2012

International Olympic Committee will unveil new flag at London closing ceremony for Russia and Brazil games to push LGBT sport

UPDATE: This was our 2012 April Fool's Day story. Whether we fooled you or not, we hope you enjoyed it.

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) is to alter the Olympic flag for four years in a global drive to tackle homophobia and transphobia in sport.

Gay Star News can exclusively reveal today (1 April) that a pink ring will be added to the Olympic flag to symbolize lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex sportspeople.

February 8, 2012

The twin destinations of Geneva and Lausanne offer a perfect city break with stunning scenery, fascinating history, great shopping and a lively gay scene

Do you want to get away to where the air is crisp, the lakes are blue, and the mountains are snow-capped? And a place that has a lively gay scene as well?

Geneva, Switzerland’s second biggest city, is just a 10-minute train ride from its international airport, will welcome you as an American-style city with wide streets and excellent transportation.

February 8, 2012

The twin destinations of Geneva and Lausanne offer a perfect city break with stunning scenery, fascinating history, great shopping and a lively gay scene

Do you want to get away to where the air is crisp, the lakes are blue, and the mountains are snow-capped? And a place that has a lively gay scene as well?

Geneva, Switzerland’s second biggest city, is just a 10-minute train ride from its international airport, will welcome you as an American-style city with wide streets and excellent transportation.