Quinta News

Winter in the Alentejo

Most people associate Portugal with summer, sun … and heat. So it may come as a surprise that there is fairly regular snow fall (in some parts) of Portugal. For example, you can find a ski-resort in the North of Portugal: the Serra de Estrela ski resort. Similarly snow can Read more…

History of Queer Communes

Lavender Hill

Another gorgeous short movie about an amazing queer coliving/commune project from years gone by: Lavender Hill. Post-stonewall, rural living, questioning gender and exploring the ups and downs of communal life. Definitely worth watching! Lavender Hill: a love story from RtChristopher on Vimeo.

History of Queer Communes

Radical Faeries

Another great organisation that is still very much active today: the Radical Faeries. They are embracing lesbians, gay men, trans*, bisexuals, queer… people and offer “sanctuaries”, a cross between collective living spaces and “gathering” spaces,  in different parts of the world. If you want to find out more about the Faeries, Read more…