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ADDED ON: 06/19/2021

The Unorthodox Priest Leading Poland’s Fight for LGBTQ Rights

This year, like every year for the past 20, Szymon Niemiec will wear a rainbow-colored stole at the Equality Parade in the Polish capital of Warsaw on June 19. “I won’t have…

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ADDED ON: 06/18/2021

Irish LGBT community outraged after homophobic ‘straight pride’ posters appear in Waterford

A number of homophobic posters have appeared in Waterford recently, sparking anger within Irish LGBT communities. The posters, which were first spotted at the start of week, display the words 'Straight Pride',…

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ADDED ON: 06/17/2021

How lockdown changed the coming out experience for LGBT people

Until last year, Alayna Fender was a ‘confirmed bisexual’ – a slogan she used on merch for her Youtube channel MissFenderr after coming out to her thousands of subscribers in 2015. She…

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ADDED ON: 06/17/2021

Exclusive-Hungary could be sanctioned over anti-LGBT+ law, warns EU equality chief

The EU could impose funding restrictions on Hungary over legislation that bans the dissemination in schools of content deemed to promote homosexuality and gender change, the bloc’s equality chief told the Thomson…

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ADDED ON: 06/16/2021

Hungary Lawmakers Pass Law Barring LGBT Content For Minors

BUDAPEST — Lawmakers in Hungary passed legislation Tuesday that prohibits sharing with minors any content that portrays being gay or transgender, something supporters said would help fight pedophilia but which human rights…

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ADDED ON: 06/15/2021

Hungarians protest against PM Orban’s LGBTQ rights crackdown

BUDAPEST (Reuters) - Thousands of Hungarians protested outside Parliament in Budapest on Monday against legislation that would ban discussions of homosexuality or gender change in schools as Prime Minister Viktor Orban prepares…

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ADDED ON: 06/15/2021

Boris Johnson tells G7 leaders world must rebuild ‘in a more gender-neutral and feminine way’

Boris Johnson surprised the G7 summit by saying the world must rebuild post-pandemic in a more “gender-neutral and feminine” way. At a meeting of leaders of the G7 member states and representatives…

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ADDED ON: 06/14/2021

France snubs World Rugby’s guidlines on transgender athletes

Franc Rugby has gone against the guidance of World Rugby who recommends that transgender female athletes should not play in any women’s elite tournaments for safety reasons. The French Rugby Federation has…

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ADDED ON: 06/13/2021

Pride Month: LGBT Scots on homophobia, trans rights and what still needs to change in Scotland

There may not be a parade this year, but Pride Month is an opportunity to spotlight LGBT+ experiences in Scotland. So we spoke to a range of young people about their lives…

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ADDED ON: 06/12/2021

This is how LGBTQ+ people are excluded from freedom of movement in the EU

One of the cornerstones of the EU is freedom of movement for its citizens. However, in reality, this is not the case for many LGBTQ+ people. Freedom of movement is based on…

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ADDED ON: 06/12/2021

Hungary: Reject Bill Banning Discussion of LGBT Issues

Hungary’s parliament should reject a bill that would prohibit discussion of gender identity and sexual orientation, and violates Hungary’s international legal obligations, Human Rights Watch said today. The law targets content “promoting”…

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ADDED ON: 06/09/2021

Pride flags lowered and burned in Waterford

PRIDE FLAGS celebrating the LGBT community and Pride Month have been lowered and burned in Waterford city in what has been described as a 'disgusting act'. As part of the annual 'Pride…

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