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ADDED ON: 09/18/2019

‘I’m not giving up’: Belgrade Pride calls for Serbia to address LGBT rights

Marching under the slogan ‘’I’m not giving up’’ #NeOdricemSe, Sunday evening saw thousands take part in Belgrade’s eighth Pride Parade. The latest Balkans capital to hold Pride events, the walk passed the…

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ADDED ON: 09/17/2019

Ex-rugby star could become role model for HIV+ people – HIV/AIDS groups

Former rugby international Gareth Thomas’s decision to come out as HIV-positive could transform the sports star into a role model for millions of people living with the virus, HIV/AIDS groups said on…

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ADDED ON: 09/16/2019

‘We are seeing a push back on human rights’

LGBTQ and women's rights are particularly targeted in the current proliferation of hate speech and backsliding on human rights in the world, including in some EU countries. This is acknowledged by the…

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ADDED ON: 09/16/2019

London’s first ever Trans+ Pride march – in pictures

On September 14, thousands of transgender people and their allies took to the streets of London in a historic first – the UK capital’s first-ever Trans+ Pride march. London Trans Pride was…

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ADDED ON: 09/14/2019

Surge in chemsex parties arranged on ‘hook-up’ apps is fuelling fresh HIV epidemic in European cities, doctors warn

A surge in “chemsex” parties, where some people spend days getting high on drugs and having sex with scores of partners, is refuelling epidemics of HIV among gay men in European towns…

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ADDED ON: 09/14/2019

Kazakhstan: Feminist Group Denied Registration

An appeals court in Kazakhstan on September 3 upheld a decision denying Feminita, a national feminist initiative, registration as a nongovernmental organization (NGO). The group’s focus includes the rights of lesbian, bisexual,…

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ADDED ON: 09/13/2019

“ONE OF A KIND” DAY OF EVENTS TO DRAW FRESH ATTENTION TO MARRIAGE EQUALITY BILL

An international conference on marriage equality will take place at the Czech Senate on Thursday, followed by a demonstration in support of the issue nearby. Organisers We Are Fair! are hoping those…

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ADDED ON: 09/13/2019

First same-sex weddings in Northern Ireland to take place on Valentine’s Day

The first same-sex marriages in Northern Ireland are set to take place on Valentine's Day next year. Campaigners for marriage equality say British government ministers have confirmed same-sex marriage will be legal…

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ADDED ON: 09/12/2019

Homophobic hate crime reports soar but charges fall

The number of homophobic hate crimes reported to police have more than doubled in the past five years – yet only 8% result in prosecutions, figures show. Reports of homophobic abuse recorded…

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ADDED ON: 09/12/2019

The first same-sex weddings in Northern Ireland will take place on Valentine’s Day

Campaigners for marriage equality in Northern Ireland have confirmed that same-sex marriage will be legal from January 13 2020, with the first weddings taking place on Valentine’s Day. Northern Ireland is the only…

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ADDED ON: 09/11/2019

ILGA-Europe welcome landmark decision by Kazakhstan’s Supreme Court to uphold the privacy of a lesbian couple

A controversial case that took a year and a half for Kazakhstan’s court system to hear has turned out to be the first legal victory for LGBTIQ rights in Kazakhstan. In January…

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ADDED ON: 09/10/2019

Racism, intolerance ‘escalating’ in Finland: Council of Europe

Racist and abusive language is "commonplace" online in Finland and is on the rise in political discourse, a report by the Council of Europe warned on Tuesday (Sept 10). Although the Nordic…

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