In Athens there are lovely and lively central neighborhoods such as , is also becoming a popular destination for gay tourists, something enthusiastically backed by the city's progressive Mayor Yiannis Boutaris, with some great events (including an annual international gay film festival) and locales as well as holiday packages geared to gay travelers from around the world now on offer.
Legal and social recognition and support for gay rights in Greece could be said to have been officially born 65 years ago, when gay sex was finally decriminalized.
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Andrea, who is behind Athens Pride, which holds its parade every June says organizations like the one she helps run have made all the difference not only to the ethos but also the acceptance of LGBT individuals, encouraging participation by the tens of thousands: "In general, the growth of Athens Pride and its supporters have without doubt advanced the visibility and acceptability of LGBT people in Greece.
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From Ancient Greece you can view gay Greek pottery and ancient Greek sculpture with gay themes.
The art depicts scenes from Greek Mythology, homosexual customs and gay traditions.