Attitudes to homosexuality are progressive. Same-sex partnerships are recognised (although gay couples are not permitted to adopt children or have fertility treatment). Major cities have gay and lesbian bars, and pride marches are held in Geneva (early July) and Zürich (mid-July).
www.gay.ch (in German)
www.myswitzerland.com Information on gay-friendly accommodation and events if you type ‘Gay & Lesbian’ into the search function.