YouTube personalities Lorenzo and Pedro , who hail from Portugal, decided to conduct a "social experiment" to see how locals in their capital city of Lisbon would react when they held hands on the street. Produced by Israeli news website Ynet, a similar clip was produced in Jerusalem , which showed a number of pedestrians casting awkward glances, while others shouted homophobic epithets. Over the course of three days, Lorenzo and Pedro held hands for the camera in a number of different neighborhoods around Lisbon. The result, they say, was very positive. Compared to the nations in which the previous clips were produced, Portugal is well-known for being tolerant of the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender LGBT community. US Edition U.
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For more hotel options you can check out our amazing Hotel Collections here! The city with the most developed gay scene in Portugal is Lisbon. The nightlife gets vivid from 11pm to 2am. The annual Lisbon Pride is very popular, gathering huge amounts of locals and tourists.
The country hosts several LGBT events each year and you can find many gay-friendly bars, nightclubs and beaches all over the country. Gay marriage was officially legalised in and soon after in , same-sex couples could also legally adopt children. Portugal is also one of the very few countries in the world to ban discrimination based on sexual orientation.