Berlin for Queer and Queens

By: Adeola Naomi

As a grandchild of a WW2 veteran, I have learned to associate Berlin exclusively with war and terror from stories I heard from my grandfather.

In these crazy days of chaos and rise in populism all over the globe, we all deserve some key Tender, Loving Care.

I love getting lost in new places and making up my own stories as I discover the paths along the city.

I needed to create my own version of Berlin sans wars, terror, and the Holocaust.

I have achieved to find love in my heart for Berlin by finding some pretty awesome safe spaces for queer POC.



Join the discussion and tell us your opinion.

10. July 2017 at 15:38

My husband when to Berlin and loved it. After the atrocities of the WWII, the city tried hard to repair its terrible reputation and the monuments and memorials are stellar and touching. Cannot wait to visit.

10. July 2017 at 16:22

Beautiful! I would love to visit!

Melissa Velazquez
10. July 2017 at 16:36

It’s difficult to find sunshine through the clouds but it seems that is exactly what you’ve done. You’re not ignoring the past but growing from it to help illuminate a brighter present that can really help save someone! Berlin is on my places to visit.

Anitra | The Mom On the Move
10. July 2017 at 17:17

I think most Americans have a bias toward Berlin. I remember very vividly the images of the wall being torn down. Glad you’re finding your own space and perspective.

11. July 2017 at 8:22

I’ve never given any thought to visiting Berlin. Just has never been on my radar. Great post and pics, though.

11. July 2017 at 17:25

Intersting. I have never been to Berlin.

Jay Colby
12. July 2017 at 3:45

IGreat post. I’ve always found the Berlin an interesting with a lot of historic value.

14. July 2017 at 3:09

So nice that you were able to create your own story, even after what you had heard. And that you did find places that were not like what you’d heard about Berlin.

14. July 2017 at 15:33

I would love to read more about this journey. Such a contrast between war time Berlin and now. Please share more.

Felecia Monique
14. July 2017 at 18:29

Lovely site. I haven’t been but would love to so I can make my own opinion.

Nicole Williams
14. July 2017 at 19:56

I’ve never been to Berlin, but would love to visit.

17. July 2017 at 21:56

Great pictures! I love to travel as well. Traveling and getting lost is a great journey!

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