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ADDED ON: 05/24/2022

Church of Scotland general assembly votes to allow same-sex marriages.

The Church of Scotland has voted to allow same-sex marriages, after fresh warnings that its historical opposition had increased the church’s decline towards irrelevance. The church’s general assembly, its decision-making body, voted…

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ADDED ON: 05/24/2022

UN denounces ‘racist’ and ‘homophobic’ coverage of monkeypox.

The Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS) has warned that stigmatising language used in the coverage on the monkeypox virus could jeopardise public health, citing some portrayals of Africans and LGBTI…

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ADDED ON: 05/23/2022

UK plummets further down ranking of LGBTQ-friendly countries in Europe

ILGA Europe’s Rainbow Map and Index has ranked European countries on the basis of their “legal and policy situation” for LGBTQ+ people each year since 2009. It ranks countries from zero to…

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ADDED ON: 05/22/2022

Turkish police break up LGBTQ pride parade

Police in Turkey broke up an LGBTQ pride parade at one the country’s top public universities and detained all of the participants Friday. Riot police entered Bogazici University and surrounded dozens of…

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ADDED ON: 05/22/2022

Turkey’s Alevis to open their houses of worship to LGBTQ funerals

The mood at an ordinary symposium organized by various civic groups in mid-May suddenly took a joyous and emotional turn for Turkey’s LGBTQ individuals after a groundbreaking announcement by a prominent leader…

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ADDED ON: 05/22/2022

French comedy on Russian homophobia filmed in Ukraine

"The Revenge of the Shiny Shrimps" follows an all-queer water polo team that lands in homophobic Russia. But the scenes had to be shot in Ukraine, before the war. The fictional water…

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ADDED ON: 05/21/2022

Turkey’s Alevis to open their houses of worship to LGBTQ funerals

The mood at an ordinary symposium organized by various civic groups in mid-May suddenly took a joyous and emotional turn for Turkey’s LGBTQ individuals after a groundbreaking announcement by a prominent leader…

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ADDED ON: 05/18/2022

Belgium Aims to Combat Anti-LGBTQ Assaults With New Action Plan

Belgium is adopting a new plan to fight discrimination and ensure more rights for LGBTQ people as it strives to bring down the country’s high rate of assaults based on sexual orientation.…

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ADDED ON: 05/17/2022

Jake Daniels becomes first current English footballer to come out as gay.

Jake Daniels is determined to “drive change” after the teenage Blackpool forward came out as gay. The 17-year-old posted a message via the Tangerines’ website on Monday, stating that he has been…

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ADDED ON: 05/16/2022

20th Queer Zagreb to Take Place Between 24 May and 5 June

The festival will open with the Croatian premiere of "Yira, Yira", a performance directed by Bruno Isaković and Nataša Rajković, at the Croatian National Theatre on 24 May. It was created in…

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ADDED ON: 05/14/2022

LGBTI rights in Ukraine conflict in focus at Cyprus conference

The IDAHOT + Forum 2022 is taking place in Limassol, Cyprus, on 12-13 May, ahead of the International Day against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia on Tuesday 17 May. Speaking during the discussion…

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ADDED ON: 05/13/2022

Marking International Day Against Homophobia, Biphobia and Transphobia 2022 in Albania

To mark IDAHOT 2022 in Albania, the action on “Promotion of Diversity and Equality in Albania” under the joint European Union and Council of Europe “Horizontal Facility for the Western Balkans and…

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