The inside track
Bella Qvist is a freelance writer and video maker. Originally from Sweden, she lives in London and writes on pop culture, language, music, food, online trends, LGBTQ and diversity issues.
Bee kök & bar is Gothenburg’s hetero-friendly LGBTQ hotspot, bar and restaurant. Eurovision hits play to a beautiful crowd and it’s a great place to start the evening.
Andra Långgatan is a street near the tram connection point at Järntorget. This is an area full of queer cafés and coffee shops, perfect for a Swedish Fika. Tredje Långgatan, which runs parallel, is also great.
Gothenburg’s biggest monthly gay club, Club Queer, is held every last Friday of the month at Park Lane in the heart of the city, celebrating 15 years of fabulousness this year.