August is Iceland´s Pride month. Reykjavik Pride, one of Iceland´s largest festival, has been an annual event in Reykjavik since 1999. The event´s history dates back to 1993 when Icelandic gays and lesbians first marched through the city center demanding much wanted freedom, respect and human rights...
Club Kiki is the only Queer Club in Reykjavik. It is located on Laugavegur 22, the queerest corner in Reykjavik, where many of Reykjavik´s best known gay club have had its home in the past. Kiki offers good music, fun atmo and nice crowd. Kiki is open Fridays and Saturdays from 11 pm to 4.30 am.
Visit Kiki on Facebook to see what they are up to.
Note: Due to renovations at the new location at Suðurgata 3 the center is closed but expected to open in July or August 2015. Check their website or contact them directly for more info.
Queer Center is open Thursday evenings from from 20:00 to 23:00. Good place to meet and mingle. Office is open every day from 1 pm - 5 pm. Samtökin ‘78, The National Queer Organization, is an interest and an activist group for homosexuals, bisexuals and transsexuals in Iceland. The organisation’s goal is for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transsexual persons to be visible and recognised and enjoy their rights to the fullest in Icelandic society.
Samtökin ‘78 run a community centre in downtown Reykjavík, located on Suðurgata 3 and open for all. Open house on Mondays and Thursday evenings, with a varied programme of events advertised on the organisation’s website; www.samtokin78.is. See location on a MAP.