There are a few places in Belgrade exclusively designed for LGBT crowed, in every single one of them (on the list bellow) straight people are welcome to. Among those places there are few that are Gay Friendly.
We decided to write this article, so that you girls and guys will enjoy Belgrade to the fullest.
Club the Musk
This LGBT and Gay friendly club has been opened in November 2014. Club the Musk is mostly for younger crowd; this place makes special events on weekends, and karaoke nights on Wednesdays.
Tue-Wed-Thurs- Sun: from 4 pm till 2 am;
Fri-Sat: from 4 pm till 2 am;
Address: Makedonska 28.
This club is among the oldest Gay clubs in Belgrade, and with the long tradition it is considered as one of the best! DJs spin the best pop and house hits, and after 3 am you can enjoy in Serbian turbo folk music.
Fri-Sat: from 11 pm till 7 am;
Address: Kneza Miloša 9.
During the day, XL bar is more than just a pleasant bar for a coffee lovers – it is also a place to relax or recharge your energy, place for a business meeting, or a quick espresso break. When the night falls down, XL bar goes under complete transformation, and turns into a real nightclub and a place for a great night outs!
Working days : from 4 pm till 00:00 am;
Weekends : from 4 pm till 3 am;
Address: Terazije 13 (1st floor)
It is a small but cozy coffee shop settled in the heart of the city. With a modern interior in black and green tones it spreads on two levels, a ground floor and a gallery. During the weekends this lovely cafe turns into an awesome small Gay discotheque in Belgrade!
Working days : from 1 pm till 1 am;
Weekends : from 6 pm till 2 am;
Address: Terazije 5
Club Oz Nation
Great club which is working only on weekends! Theme parties are on the menu on working nights, which is A only gay club with this type of the events.
Weekends : from 11 pm till 5 am;
Address: Dr. Milutina Ivkovica 2a.
Did you know?
- In 2017, Ana Brnbic became Serbia’s first openly gay Prime Minister, and in 2017 she was the first Serbian Prime Minister to march in a Pride Parade.
- About 46 percent of those in same-sex relationships have college degrees. This may not sound particularly surprising until you consider that the number for heterosexual couples is close to 30 percent.
- In 1950 first gay organization was established and that is the Oldest LGBT Rights Organization in the world.
- Recent studies are showing clearly that a biological component is necessary to be gay.
- Gay people tend to be left-handed much more often than heterosexuals.
- In 1860, writer Walt Whitman published the homoerotic book “Leaves of Grass”, which is still inspiration for gay poets.
- In the 1969, Time magazine’s “The Homosexual in America” was the first cover story about gay rights in a national magazine.
- Polari – name of a slang language entire made up by homosexual men in the 1900’s, London, so they could communicate in public without fear of being arrested.
- Dracula wasn’t a first novel about vampires! Carmilla, a story of a lesbian vampire that preyed on young women, was written 25 years before Dracula.
- Gay marriage is still not legal in Serbia.
- The first openly gay doll, Gay Bob, was launched in 1977. He had a pierced ear and his box was shaped like a closet.
- In Egypt 1503 BC, Hatshepsut became the second woman to rule and chose to take the title of the king. She was wearing male clothing and wore a false beard.
- The word ‘homosexual’ (1869) is older than the word ‘heterosexual’ (1892).
Check the list of the popular Belgrade clubs.
First Pride Parade in Belgrade
First successful Pride Parade was organized on 10th of October 2010., at 10 o’clock, and start point was park Manjez in Belgrade. There were more than 1,000 participants of Parade. The meeting was opened by the Head of the EU delegation, Vincent Degert. Participant of the first Belgrade Pride Parade were also Minister for Human and Minority Rights Svetozar Ciplic, Head of Delegation of the OSCE Ambassador Dimitrios Kupreos and the Council of Europe in Serbia Konstantinos Jerokostopulos. The event was attended by many well known people from political and public life in Serbia.
Click here to find out about some popular Belgrade bars where to go for the pre-party.