News from Iceland's LGBT community

BEARS ON ICE donates $3000 to HIV Iceland

  • Published: 27 November 2017

Since BEARS ON ICE started in 2005 the event the event has supported the local LGBT community. This year BEARS ON ICE proudly supports HIV Iceland by ISK 300.000 ($3000) donation to the organization. HIV-Ísland was formed December 5th 1988 and has played a key role in providing education, social help and support in Iceland. The Organization runs a small Community Center in Reykjavik, provides counselling, free condoms and runs free educational programs for individuals, schools and local businesses.

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The Hump Day Social - Monthly meetings for gay men

  • Published: 18 October 2017

The Hump Day Social is a monthly social event for gay men to meet up, a positive space for gay men to mingle and raise a glass with each other. The location changes each month but coming up events are October 18th at Skúli Craft Bar (Austurstraeti), November 15th and December 6th. The Hump Day Socialis open to all gay and bisexual men, local and visiting. Join Hump Day Social group on Facebook to see the location events which start 7 pm.


  • Published: 14 August 2017

The annual bear weekend in Reykjavik, BEARS ON ICE will kick off for the 13th time August 31st and for four days bears and friends will once again take over Reykjavik´s gay scene.

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Reykjavik Pride 2017

  • Published: 02 August 2017

Reykjavik Pride is within sight and we´re all getting more and more excited as it gets closer to it. Reykjavik Pride weekend kicks off Tuesday August 8th and finishes Sunday, August 13. Due to constructions in the city center, around Lækjargata and Arnarhóll the route of Reykjavik Pride Parade has been changed from previous years.

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New Bistro Boy song feat. gay icon Páll Óskar

  • Published: 28 June 2017

Bistro Boy has just released his latest single, Walk Away and is teaming up with singer, performer and gay icon Páll Óskar (also known internationally as Paul Oscar). Bistro Boy (Frosti Jonsson) has been very active on the electronic music scene in Reykjavik in the past few years, released two full albums as well as EPs, singles and remixes and performed at some of Iceland's best known events including Airwaves and Secret Solstice. Páll Óskar Hjálmtýsson (born 16 March 1970) is one of Iceland´s biggest pop stars, known internationally as Paul Oscar after his memorable performance in Eurovision 1997.

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