Celebrate diversity at Second Pride! This destination is the headquarters of the Second Pride organization in Second Life. Second Pride holds annual events since 2005, 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
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 Edge is a sex-positive gay hangout and cruising destination for guys like you into guys like you. Edgers are a friendly bunch and are proud to be putting the G into LGBTQ+. This destination is for men only. Come relax on the beach. Visit the adult playroom. Chill-out in the woodland area. Drive quad bikes on the sand dunes. Rez your own pose balls, and get creative!
Multiverse is an LGBTQ+ club and safe space with daily live DJs and regular themed events and contests. Now with a beach, voice lounge, and mall! Check their website for upcoming events, schedule, and event pictures, or check out archives of past streams! More info at clubmultiversesl.com
Rainbow Club is an LGBTQ+ hangout on the Zindra Continent. Enjoy your time in Second Life at this fun destination with many activities for you including popular games, a pool table, an air hockey table, a bar, and more. Next to the pool area, there are loungers and a slide. You can also barbecue in the corner and grab a bite to eat. There is a limited selection of shopping areas as well.
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.
As the forest opens up into a clearing, you discover a magical garden. Take your loved one for a romantic date, hang out with your friends, unleash your inner photographer, or wander around and explore its secrets. This adults-only destination is a proud part of the LGBTQ+ community and everyone is very welcome here: human, furry, elf, or otherwise.
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.
GlitterBush is a gorgeous Northwest coastal island region nestled amongst snowcapped mountains. Is it an inclusive, LGBTQ2+ as well as straight, adult region that is open to all adult avatars. Flickr photographers are encouraged to post their work in the GlitterBush Flickr Group: flickr.com/groups/14747234@N24
A place lost in time, buildings reclaimed by forest magic. Explore, relax, and join your Queer peers for fun social club events! Allies are welcome. Check out Feather's Books and Brew (It's a cat cafe too!), Raven's Nest, Corvine Cinema, dance in Ravenfall Lounge, hide out in the Hidden Library, and more. What are you waiting for? 18+
Ku’Lani Bisexual Nude beach is a breathtaking, clothing optional, beach that caters to the LGBTQ+ community and all open minded adults looking for a new beach experience. Make new friends, enjoy their open mic voice chat sessions, go horseback riding, take photos, and party with the best DJs and host daily from 6am-10pm SLT. They also offer spacious bungalow rentals, skyboxes, and short-stay rentals for those looking to settle into a new home. Explore the zip line with breathtaking views of the region as you fly across the open sky while basking in the warm sun. Join the Ku’Lani community and find new friends, new love, and enjoy alone time. This is an adult-only destination with minimal age restrictions.
Established in 2009 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.
The Chill Zone is a voice and chat hangout where everyone is welcome! It is LGBTQ+ friendly and has a bonfire, fire pit, art gallery, greedy/zilch, cards against humanity, sparkle, games, a trampoline, enchanted forest, dance floor, dancing, fountains, jukebox, and more. Visit and make new friends!
SuXue Design carries jewelry suitable for bento and classic avatars. They have promise, engagement, and wedding jewelry and flowers. They carry many kinds of jewelry for female and male avatars. SuXue Design is also LGBTQIA+ friendly with numerous items created specifically for Pride.
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!
Welcome to Pride at Home, an entire Pride region dedicated to having pride in who you are. Pride is still so very important. Equality is still being threatened around the world to this day. Everyone can celebrate Pride because Pride is founded in love, tolerance, and acceptance. Whether you are part of the LGBTQ+ community or an ally, you are 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 is the sort of place you'll want to make your home. This club knows the meaning of the word friendly; welcome! Pammy's is a girls club, so ladies only please. They offer dancing, DJ's, daily events from 12 through 2 p.m., even formal occasions, all set on a wonderful tropical island. Feel the warm sun on your body at Pammy's Ladies Club.
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.
Kuroshima is an LGBTQ-friendly destination. It is island-themed with some Asian touches. Kuroshima has beaches, a cave, and an extensive underwater area. Come enjoy something a little bit the same, a little bit different, and that has really been, and will continue to be, a labor of love.
Krush! is an adult 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 most friendliest club you will ever be in. More than 500+ updated dances from Sync'd and Paragon, and new dances are added almost weekly. Come dance!
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!
Deep in the vast, sun-drenched desert, a single beacon shimmers from a distant and ancient pyramid, drawing to you a lush and exotic oasis: Ganymede. Ganymede Oasis is open for you to explore and acquire one of the tasteful and comfortable residential locations while they are still available! Residents will enjoy the beautiful view of the sparkling oasis lake in the center, and a variety of roaming wildlife.
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 Second Life's gay urban capital, where you can find the gridfamous Blu Dance bar, the Week-End Street Jam, Set Event Sound stage and Cody & Billy's Beach Party. Boystown also boasts the best in community living with apartments and land parcels for rent. While you're there, check out a number of the best men's stores on the grid. Find out more about Boystown at www.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.
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.
Owning property is a fun and rewarding part of SL, so it's important to get all the facts before making the big commitment. The VRLI helps Residents make informed decisions about land ownership by providing information on topics like management, renting, and maintenance.
Learn the very basics of dancing in SL in this education center (great for newcomers) then take the free Introduction to Dance 101 class that runs 24x7. Learn to match dance styles to the tempo and music so you have more fun dancing. Bring a partner or learn on your own. You'll be a better dance partner after taking this class. More info at 2LDance.org.
Ajuda e orientacao - idioma portugues. Nesta Comunidade Gateway, apoiamos os residentes mais novos, oferecendo ajuda para todos. Somos um Grupo de Voluntarios, desde 2009; atualizado em 2011. Community Gateway 2017. Sejam bem-vindos e divirtam-se! Help and guidance - Portuguese language. In this place, we support the younger residents, offering help for all. We are a Volunteer Group since 2009; Updated 2011. Gateway Community 2017. Be Welcome and have fun!
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
Lollygagger Lane is a newcomer-friendly slum region on mainland with a lively arts and music scene. Live performances, art exhibits, and an engaged community of gamers from some of the oldest groups in Second Life. Hobos, Amondeu Artisans, and Metaharpers have built a large array of free vehicles and other strange, whimsical content to play with on the SL road and waters. All are welcome!
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 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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