Homosexuelle Initiative (HOSI) Wien

1. Lesben- und Schwulenverband Österreichs

Lesbians Against Transphobia #LwiththeT

Tuesday, 10. October 2017
by Anso Otte

Events on inclusive feminism in solidarity with trans people in the LGBTIQ community starts in November in Vienna. With growing bewilderment, we have been observing for months how transphobic discourses try to drive a wedge between lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender,

Welcome to HOSI Wien


Saturday, 3. December 2016
by Christian Högl

We apologize for the rudimentary state of the English version of our web-site. Due to our numerous activities we lack the time to translate our press releases and event announcements into English. However, please don’t hesitate to contact our office

18th Rainbow Ball: Ticket sale starts on 6 October 2014

Regenbogenball 2015

Wednesday, 1. October 2014
by Marian Fink

On 31 January 2015, the Viennese Rainbow Ball (Wiener Regenbogenball), which has lately turned into one of the events most popular among gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender communities, will endow the imperial ambience of the Schönbrunn Parkhotel and brighten it

Rainbow Ball: In three-four time for a good cause

Wiener Regenbogenball 2014

Friday, 13. December 2013
by Marian Fink

If the Kaiser had known that: Lesbian-Gay culture is being celebrated again at the venue in which Franz Joseph’s guests were once accommodated. The 17th Viennese Rainbow Ball will be holding once again, at the elegant Park Hotel in Schönbrunn

19th Rainbow Parade on June 14, 2014

Regenbogenparade 2014 Logo

Thursday, 5. December 2013
by Marian Fink

The caravans of the 19th Rainbow Parade will roll along Vienna’s Ringstraße on Saturday June 14, 2014 and once again send a strong signal of a culture of solidarity, acceptance and equal rights. In its capacity as the most significant