Celebrate diversity at Second Pride! This destination is the headquarters of the Second Pride organization in Second Life. Started in 2005, Second Pride holds four annual events, featuring plenty of music and fun. Spread across two regions, with everything from cityscape to a massive beach and boardwalk, all centered around a huge park that spans both regions. There are shops on the pier, carnival rides, a zipline over the beach, a working trolley to take you on a tour, and more! More info at: second-pride.com
Take an instant vacation at Bachata Magica! Bring your friends to this idyllic location overlooking the twinkling azure waters, enjoy the happy Latin music, and dance the night away! Drag yourself away from worries and enjoy a cocktail at the bar. There are couples dances, group dances, and singles dances available. Perfectly decorated for your romantic entertainment. The destination is in an LGBT community and everyone is welcome!
Echo Eternal is a cruising gay hang-out and a cyber fantasy adult roleplaying destination! Enjoy the environments, the lavish park, spa, cinema, gym, cafe, and Little Japan. Relax while cruising for a companion. Roleplay one of six factions, join a guild, battle, raid, and more! Experience Echo Eternal today!
Pride at Home started in 2020 and is back for its 4th year! A fun-filled city and festival space built to celebrate love and togetherness, with exhibits, galleries, charity, and transgender info hubs. Not to mention the annual Pride Parade, parties, and live music shows all month, plus the expo with free gifts and info on active LGBTQ+ groups in SL!
Stoner Hangout has a New Orleans-style build and is a chill place to light up, hang out, smoke, and visit one of their many venues with live DJs playing all genres. They offer shopping, education, art, and community. They are a voice chat hangout that is LGBTQIA friendly with photogenic spots everywhere! See you there!
Between an abundance of colourful trees, the Nom Nom Cafe Library awaits you. Relax with some delicious cake and a book, or cuddle up at one of the various spots surrounding the Cafe. Bring your friends and loved ones for a forest picnic, a spooky campfire night with games or simply enjoy some alone time. A refuge for not only the LGBTQIA+ community but also all allies created with love.
Fire Island is an LGBTQ Friendly Community. The island is home to several clubs such as Cuffs, Barcode, and Club Fire. Their store rentals, beach houses, and marina homes are available to everyone. Fire Island provides a safe and welcoming place for all members of the LGBTQ family and their friends and allies. Come join the fun at this unique paradise. There are a variety of events that cater to your needs. Whether you're looking for a place to relax, party, or meet a special someone, Fire Island is the place to be!
The LGBTQ History Museum and Cultural Center in Dalton across from the historic Linden Village is a creative and educational space for gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender history and culture. Exhibits include LGBT Activism, Influential People, and HIV/AIDS education.
Blackwood Dreams is an LGBTQIA+ friendly adult destination aimed at people who want to cuddle together, watch sunsets, drink coffee, chat, ride ponies and ponygirls, or play in Skyes Dairy. There is something for everyone. The kinkier side is congregated on the Northern region of Blackwood Dreams, whereas the other two regions are more PG than adult, ranging to Pixieland in the south being a small Southern French seaside and rocky Village. There are horse, ponygirl cart, and cycle rezzers for people to use to tour the regions, and all are linked by road and pathways.
Established in 2008 and SL's longest continually running women-only venue, the Teahouse is now back in the hands of its original owner, being updated, and well into its second decade of being the home-from-home of women across the grid. Known for attracting smart and interesting women, over the years Teahouse has been the place in Second Life where women have met old friends and made new.
Witapaha is an LGBTQ+ friendly jungle and beach resort. It is a roleplay area, hangout, and meeting point for the LGBTQ community. Enjoy the hidden spots, romantic paths, lakes, waterfalls, and animals. Get a boat tour around the region, or use the hang glider for exploring the jungle. There are different designed beaches and more for you and your friends. Witapaha is a Native American Dakota tribe.
West Coast City is a premier entertainment and residential community for everyone. It is LGBTQ+friendly, has a residential living and lifestyle hangouts area. There is also a shopping district, a beach area with jetski, relax area with loungers, an art gallery, and more. Enjoy riding your bike through the city and find the house you will make your new home. Do you own a boat? Check out the spots on the dock!
Viper Isles is a unique collection of literary cultures from Avatar, Fae, Dragon, Mayan, Mers Pirates, and Hindu-Asian influences. It is a world of passion and romance, or a day out to explore and absorb the creation of Markarius Viper. Come and get lost. The isles are a great place to come for photogenic interests, romance, or just a place to roam and recharge. Viper Isles is an LGBTQ+ adult region with payment info and 18+ age restrictions.
Surfer's Paradise at Spurt Beach is Second Life's premier dance destination, hosting some of the very best DJ's on the grid. Music styles to suit every taste, from EDM Mondays through to handbag swinging house on a Sunday. Spurt Beach continues to evolve into a community that accepts all of the LGBTQ community. With a mixture of prime residential opportunities, retail areas, and the best entertainment on the grid, Spurt really does have something for everyone. Their motto is: Community Diversity Lifestyle.
Sirius Estates is a welcoming, inclusive LGBTQIA+ community. They are a lifestyle destination featuring clubs, residential rentals, shopping, and community areas with vibrant, friendly residents and staff who work to create a truly inclusive and welcoming safe space for all.
Travel back to ancient Rome to a place and time where you can live the glorious days of the great Roman Empire. Centered around Forum Romanum, this expansive, picturesque region group offers historical and realistic role-play for gay and bisexual men. Age-verified, adult access only.
Risian Flux is a friendly gay neighborhood where people can live, shop, work and play. Offering public, residential, and retail spaces, with many beautiful and unique areas including the signature dance facility The Flux, a beach, a theater, a one-of-a-kind mall and other treasures. Visitors of all walks of life and avatar forms welcome!
The '90s are alive and well at Plaza 94 - a retro, vaporwave-inspired mall and hangout. Play some games in the arcade, grab a snack and chill at the food court, do a little window shopping or skate around the roller rink! The ideal spot for a hit of nostalgia, with photography encouraged. It is LGBTQ+ friendly with payment info required for access.
Pammy's Club for Women is a wonderful family that has grown for more than 13 years. New members are always welcome and are the lifeblood of the group. This women-only location maintains a moderate, relaxed atmosphere where ladies can enjoy music and dance at ease without worry. There are always new friends to be made, and the staff is friendly and supportive. Live DJs spin music of various styles every day, and there is also shopping, homes for rent, and romantic scenic areas to explore. Drop by for a visit and stay for the family!
Oost West is a residential estate for gay men, with fully furnished social and community areas to enjoy. It's an adult region, so don't be surprised to find people enjoying them, proudly or loudly! They also provide hidden rentals, hangout areas, regular events and more.
Visit the queerest little village on the mainland. Where every stone and flower has been placed with love by friends and family working together towards a shared vision of establishing a quiet equestrian community on the mainland. Even the sun and sky have been chosen with care. For the best viewing of Moorcroft, please use the shared environmental settings.
Madame Lala's LGBT club features a nightly revue with live singers, tribute acts and other amusing shows. Between acts, the club plays songs from West End musicals. Madame Lala oversees the events, while her staff (known as The Barbettes) keep the customers entertained.
Lucidity College is an all-male gay role-play college for those who like to learn, hang out, and have fun! Hosting events and parties for enjoyment, the college caters to be an inviting environment for all. Stop by and check it out for yourself! All are welcome. Adults only.
Krush! is an LGBTQ+ friendly club in Second Life! Some of the best DJs are spinning for you live every night. Themes and fishbowl events happen at least once a month and is it one of the friendliest clubs you will ever be in. 650+ updated dances are available from their dance machines, and new dances are added almost weekly. Come dance! Learn more at clubkrush.com
Established in 2005, GYC is an adult LGBTQ+ furry community that covers two entire regions! GYC comes with its own hangout, mall, themed private rooms, shopping district, and residential area. Come enjoy the activities, amenities, games, live DJs, and events GYC has to offer! Lots to do, and lots of friendly folks to meet as well! So if you're 18+, feel free to join in on the fun at GYC!
Empire of Crowns is one of the largest and oldest medi-fantasy roleplays on the grid, with three regions of beautiful destinations that span an array of settings, from gleaming deserts to fantastical floating realms. They host an incredible and friendly community that partakes in an array of ventures, such as their recent OxFam fundraiser, and are a proudly LGBT+ group as well.
Dedicated to the Goddess in all her forms and womanhood, the church is currently open to the public for quiet contemplation and meditation or to light a candle for family or friends. Please contact Existential Conundrum or Chezz Firelyte to set wedding appointments. LGBTQ+ and women-owned.
Boystown is a gay community that's been on the grid since 2007. Looking for a place to rest or maybe find someone to chat with? You’re in luck, new people are popping in all the time. Check out the Boystown Welcome Center and attend one of their daily events. You can also find land, homes, apartments, and more, and move into Boystown today! Learn more at boystownsl.com
Rocking avatars since February 2007, The AquA Lounge FunPlex is one of SL's oldest and coolest LGBT clubs. The main club now resides in a modern building surrounded by some great shopping venues. There are homes, beaches, and other fun attractions to go with the lineup of DJs, parties, and weekly events.
Want a chill place to socialize? The Welcome Hub Social Plaza is your go-to! Located under the main dome at the Welcome Hub, meet friends old and new, share experiences, or simply watch the world go by. It is an ideal place for newcomers to get assistance and navigate to other parts of the Welcome Hub.
BelliHub is the go-to destination to learn more about Bellisseria! With detailed tutorials and information about Premium membership, how to get a Linden home, using land tools, and more - you'll be up and running in no time! Explore the DEMO region and get an up-close look at all the Linden home themes and models. Plus, hang out with other Residents, play games, and get to know the Bellisseria community!
New Second Life Residents can find a helpful hand at Helping Haven, a spot filled with experts who can share tips and tricks to getting started in SL. Visit this newcomer-friendly community for freebies, landmarks and other useful items. More at http://helpinghaven.weebly.com.
When you take your first steps into Second Life, it can be overwhelming. We've all been there. You can go anywhere! Be anything! So... why not visit the Fae? Especially for newcomers to Second Life, they have constructed a fully interactive tutorial area, where you can learn how to walk, talk, shop, fly, and more. Attended by their wonderful Gateway Guides, the Gateway to the Faery Crossing will ultimately lead you to the lands below where you can explore the wonderful world of The Faery Crossing in its full splendor.
Black Tonic is a newcomer and seasoned Resident hang-out and help center. Everyone is welcome! They have tutorials for newbies, free rezzing and change rooms, a game room filled with games, a spacious dance floor, and more. Event hosting is available upon request. Bring your friends and chat awhile!
Caledon Oxbridge University (COU) is an independent, community-supported, Second Life skill-training facility, located within the Victorian-Steampunk estate of Caledon. COU supports students of all avatar ages. A primary feature of COU is the seven-building walk-through tutorial, COU also has live, walk-in classes as well as live tutors in the plaza to answer questions and provide assistance.
The goal of the VW Education Consortium (VWEC) is to bring educators together both to share what has been successful and to tackle obstacles across virtual platforms and communities. For more information contact: Valibrarian Gregg, Elli Pinion, or Dodge Threebeards.
Grupo de enseñanza y ayuda de habla hispana, tenemos a vuestra disposicion un recorrido para recien llegados con, zona gratuita, tutoriales y guias, clases semanales basicas y avanzadas, sandbox, zona infantil, juegos, punto de encuentro y galeria de arte. Celebramos distintas actividades, fiestas y eventos.
Rockcliffe University Consortium is an online nonprofit organization dedicated to the advancement of science, education, and research in 3D virtual environments. There are free workshops and forums provided on a regular basis, as well as live music and movies. There's also a theater, art gallery, sandbox and a full academic research library.
Mindful Cove exists to provide both an entry point into Second Life, and an ongoing community region for newcomers and long-time residents alike, based on the core principle that SL can be an excellent place to engage in activities that support emotional and mental well-being.
London City has a multilevel freebie store with regularly updated mesh clothing and accessories. Additionally, there is a tutorial area, with Support staff to assist new Residents. You can enjoy daily events with free-to-enter contests and Linden Dollar prizes, live voice chat, a busking area, sandbox, pubs, clubs, concert area, and a large hangout park, where new and older residents mix. For details see mainlandlondon.blogspot.com
GBTH is an art incubator here in Second Life. Their Welcome Area is meant to help and assist new Residents interested in seeing and developing art exhibitions on the grid. After checking the tutorial, feel free to explore the several exhibits on the region! More info at: gbth.org
New residents are invited to learn the day-to-day basics of Second Life on this lush, wooded tutorial path. Learn movement, communication, outfits, and more. Assistance and mentoring are also available for new and experienced residents alike. All are welcome, but this tutorial zone is optimized for the Firestorm Viewer. (firestormviewer.org).
Door to America is a region within Second Life built specifically to onboard new users using the theme “Second Life is a virtual world for human connection!” DtA can promote a healthy, positive, transformative learning curve for users. Second Life is porous and learned skills, talents, and lessons of all types can transcend the virtual world and bring real-world benefits. Learn more at doortoamerica.blogspot.com
Central park is a newbie-friendly voice-enabled hangout and sandbox. The best vacation starts by relaxing on a sofa - by the ocean! Hop around this newbie-friendly destination and meet new friends, dance your heart out, fish for rewards, enjoy horseback riding, or just lay along the shores to relax. Be your own supermodel! Shop for freebies at the sandbox and dress your avatar. These and a lot more! Visit Central Park and have the time of your life!
Established in 2008, Builder's Brewery is one of Second Life's oldest destinations for learning. Visit and take a free training class and learn all about building, textures, scripting, mesh, animations, and more. Join their 3x award-winning group, and there is even a Sandbox for builders. Check their website for their schedule of educational events. More info at buildersbrewery.com
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