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ADDED ON: 04/12/2021

Brunel Museum seeks LGBTQ+ engineers to change perceptions

The Brunel Museum is looking to work with engineers who identify as LGBTQ+ to help change perceptions of what makes an engineer. The museum plans to create a series of films to…

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ADDED ON: 04/11/2021

After Going ‘Free of L.G.B.T.,’ a Polish Town Pays a Price

When local councilors adopted a resolution two years ago declaring their small town in southeastern Poland “free of L.G.B.T.,” the mayor didn’t see much harm in what appeared to be a symbolic…

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ADDED ON: 04/11/2021

Sick vandals deface LGBT+ centre with transphobic graffiti amid Spanish fight for trans rights

An LGBT+ centre in Madrid has been vandalised with homophobic and transphobic graffiti as tensions rise over a new “trans law” in Spain. Prime minister Pedro Sánchez’s ruling socialist party has been…

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ADDED ON: 04/10/2021

Germany bans surgery on intersex infants

Last month, German lawmakers voted to ban unnecessary surgeries on babies born with intersex characteristics. The legislation was officially adopted on March 25. While it makes Germany only the third country to…

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ADDED ON: 04/09/2021

Russian LGBTQ asylum seekers stranded in Guam

Egor is a gay man who grew up in a village near Russia’s Ural Mountains. Military service in Russia is compulsory, and Egor was studying in the city of Nizhny Novgorod in…

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ADDED ON: 04/08/2021

Teachers ‘fear for job prospects if they reveal LGBT identity’

There are about 4,000 primary teachers across Ireland who are uncomfortable revealing their LGBT identity to their employers, a conference heard. Many are afraid to come out about their sexual identity or…

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ADDED ON: 04/08/2021

Top Polish judge under fire for tweet about transgender kid

Poland’s leading opposition party is asking prosecutors to investigate a constitutional court judge who it alleges has endangered a 10-year-old transgender child by identifying the child publicly. It is the latest development…

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ADDED ON: 04/07/2021

Tbilisi audio tour puts Georgian trans people on the map

Georgian event aimed at raising awareness about LGBT+ issues by putting people into the shoes of transgender men and women living in Tbilisi By Umberto Bacchi TBILISI, Nov 22 (Openly) - Standing…

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ADDED ON: 04/06/2021

Russia’s Top Documentary Fest Pulls Gay Chechen Film After Threats

Russia’s premier documentary film festival has pulled a movie about a gay MMA fighter from Chechnya from its lineup after receiving threats over it. "Silent Voice" tells the story of Khawaj, a…

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ADDED ON: 04/05/2021

Austrian Catholics fly rainbow flag after same-sex blessing ban

The Catholic church of the parish of Hard is one of many in Austria which decided to fly the rainbow flag in solidarity with the LGBT community after the Vatican ruled last…

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ADDED ON: 04/05/2021

Far right puts brakes on a new law that aims to stamp out homophobia in Italy

Daniela Lourdes Falanga has had her fair share of battles. The first was to survive a brutal upbringing as the firstborn son of a mafia boss in Naples. Falanga, 43, had been…

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ADDED ON: 04/05/2021

Transgender immigrants find a safe place in Portugal

Lisbon’s immigrant community already face discrimination in all areas of life – from work to housing: amid the pandemic some now face eviction after falling behind on their rent. But the residents…

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