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Life, death and work of a body and gender dissident

Life, death and work of a body and gender dissident

Barcelona has dedicated the first major retrospective to Lorenza Böttner, an artist whose work and life is a constant fight against “normality”. The exhibition can be visited for free until the 3rdof February at La Virreina. Lorenza, daughter of immigrants, lost her arms in an accident when she was eight, she was born as a man, she grew up as a…
These are the LGBTQ+ theatre plays you cannot miss in 2019

These are the LGBTQ+ theatre plays you cannot miss in 2019

We've gone from seat to seat in all Spain and we've select 5 LGBT plays you cannot miss. There's something for everyone: from comercial to alternative theatre. Put your phone on airplane mode, and enjoy! La Llamada - Teatro Lara - Madrid La Llamada is a musical with original songs and live music. A comedy about faith, friendship, the first love,…
This is why you should spend New Year’s Eve in Spain

This is why you should spend New Year’s Eve in Spain

Spain is one of the most tolerant countries in the world. This country is a perfect spot for gays, lesbians, transexuals… But it’s also a perfect destination for lovers of heritage, party, beach, sun, food, traditions… If you are a member of the LGTBQ+ collective and you love partying and traditions, you’ll love to spend New Year’s Eve in Spain,…
Save your Ass: Pillows against AIDS

Save your Ass: Pillows against AIDS

Because of World AIDS Day, this week our customers have found something different in their rooms. On their bed, they’ve found two pillows with this sentence: “SAVE YOUR ASS” with two condoms HEX. A direct message that made our costumers think about the risks of having sex without protection. According to UNAIDS, the use of condoms is decreasing in a…
5 alarming facts about LGBT refugees and 5 ways to help them

5 alarming facts about LGBT refugees and 5 ways to help them

Every year thousands of people are forced to flee their country because of their sexual orientation and / or their gender identity. They escape from persecution and mistreatment to which they are submitted simply because they are not heterosexual and / or cisgender. Axel Hotels attended the Conference about LGBTI refugees organized by Pride Barcelona and we wanted to share…
The gayest moments of Eurovision 2018

The gayest moments of Eurovision 2018

Let’s play Snatch Game: “There’s only one thing gayer tan Eurovision, [blank]” Difficult, right? If someone knows anything gayer than Eurovision, please, write it in our comments. Eurovision really earned being the gayest show on Earth: transsexual Dana International winning the contest in the nineties (Viva la diva!), Conchita Wurst rising like a phoenix serving drama queen realness, Loreen’s “Euphoria”…
Pride Barcelona 2018 is dedicated to LGTBI refugees

Pride Barcelona 2018 is dedicated to LGTBI refugees

This year Barcelona’s Pride will be the biggest ever! Organization reinvented everything for this 2018. Like the new logo and this year’s slogan: #AllMyLoving, which transmits a message of love and recalls Barcelona’s famous Olympic Games anthem. https://twitter.com/PrideBarcelona/status/992133108345573377 Pride Barcelona 2018 will take place from 23rd to 30th of June, and it is dedicated to LGBTI rights of the refugees.…
This WorldPride 2017’s documentary is going to make you emotional

This WorldPride 2017’s documentary is going to make you emotional

We are very excited with the documentary  The Best Day Of My Life that is going to be released on Mach 16. The new film by Fernando González Molina narrates the experience of 6 people from Uganda, France, Spain and Russia. Despite their adverse situations they live their lives with dignity and pride. Abril is transitioning, Max and Nick cannot…
Top 10 of the sexiest Winter Olympics athletes

Top 10 of the sexiest Winter Olympics athletes

The country with the most medals of PyeongChang has been Norway. But the winner of the Winter Olympics is us, because it has been a real exhibition of beauty from all around the world. We hope Berlin or Madrid announce soon their candidature as olympic city because we want so much to host these athletes. Meanwhile, here you have our…
5 LGBT movies that will conquer the theaters this 2018

5 LGBT movies that will conquer the theaters this 2018

The Oscars heating up motors, the Berlinale just around the corner and the Golden Globes in our hearts. This 2018, LGBT movies will rock the theaters again, even though last year they already conquered the red carpet with Moonlight at the Oscar's and 120 Battements par Minute at Cannes. This year, the big screen will be, once again, filled with gays, lesbians, trans, and…