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In light of gay marriage becoming officially legal from Sunday October 1 (yippee), Walter Crasshole asks what impact the legislation could have had on the gay vote. more

Sep 29, 2017 12:00 AM Opinion

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Walter Crasshole takes on the queer issues of the day. This month: does anyone else miss when being gay was offensive? more

Jul 21, 2017 12:05 PM Opinion

Walter Crasshole wants to spend May in a darkroom – the cinema, that is. Here’s what to see at the Xposed Queer Film Festival, May 11-14 at Moviemento. more

May 8, 2017 12:00 PM Film

THE GAY BERLINER! The HIV prevention drug PrEP is slowly and belatedly reaching Berlin, but health insurance companies won’t cover it. So is it really an option? more

Mar 23, 2017 1:00 PM Zeitgeist 1 Comments

Walter Crasshole empties his fag bag and vents on the issues of the day. This month: Are the 1920s back for gay Berlin? more

Jan 31, 2017 4:15 PM Opinion

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Walter Crasshole empties his fag bag and vents on the issues of the day. This month: the curious case of right-wing queers. more

Jan 6, 2017 1:00 PM Opinion

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It's officially the end of tourist season, and Walter Crasshole is relieved, to say the least. He lays out his queer tourist do’s and don’ts. more

Oct 26, 2016 2:45 PM Opinion 1 Comments

Walter Crasshole empties his fag bag and vents on the issues of the day. This month: will sleeping with a friend’s ex make him a gay cliché? more

Oct 5, 2016 12:15 PM Zeitgeist

How to spot a gay from miles away... Walter Crasshole lets you in on the Berlin gay uniform. more

Aug 30, 2016 11:00 AM Zeitgeist

We all know how great summer in Berlin is... but what about Brandenburg? Time to head out to the country and meet nude swimmers, eel fishermen, karaoke farmers and famous authors in our jam-packed July-August double issue. more

Jun 30, 2016 12:45 PM Zeitgeist

The alternative CSD in Kreuzberg returns this Sat, Jun 25 and with that the Gay Berliner is back! Walter Crasshole empties his fag bag and vents on the issues of the day. This month: Does “queer” still mean anything in Berlin? more

Jun 22, 2016 2:30 PM Zeitgeist

We wrap up our lavender look back at Maurice von Ritz' column with a little something for the not so bent among us. Hope you enjoyed the columns this week, Marys. From issue #71, April 2009. more

Aug 19, 2012 5:00 PM Opinion

The fifth installment of our Gay Berliner retrospective. What do women want from (straight) men? Does their affinity for gay men tell us something in that regard? From Issue #64, September 2008. more

Aug 18, 2012 9:00 AM Opinion

Installment number five from our re-run of The Gay Berliner column. Here, Maurice ponders the sameness in different people of the same gender. From issue #46, January 2007. more

Aug 17, 2012 11:00 AM Opinion

Even though Exberliner is still much too gay, we used to get letters about it a few years back. Of course, Maurice von Ritz was on it to rectify our over-homo-saturation. From issue #43, October 2006. more

Aug 16, 2012 11:00 AM Opinion 1 Comments

Installment number three in our week-long rerun of our much loved former column. We dug up a vocab lesson for today. Maurice von Ritz' helpful guide to gay male sex and its terminology originally appeared in issue #41, July/August 2006. more

Aug 15, 2012 9:00 AM Opinion

Installment number two in our week-long rerun of our much loved former column. Number two in our series was originally printed in issue #37, March 2006. more

Aug 14, 2012 9:00 AM Opinion 2 Comments

After very little debate, Maurice von Ritz's "The Gay Berliner" has been chosen by readers and staff alike as best column. "The Gay Berliner" ran from 2003 to 2007 and this week we present a dose of the best faggotry our magazine has to offer. more

Aug 13, 2012 9:00 AM Opinion

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