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ADDED ON: 07/17/2019

Europe’s rights court rules against Russia in LGBT case

Europe's rights court on Tuesday ruled against Russia over its refusal to register three associations, saying it was "unacceptable" to do so simply because they were defending LGBT rights. But one individual…

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ADDED ON: 07/16/2019

Madrid LGBT activists: “We teach the workshops that Vox wants to ban”

“Ms Monasterio, we teach the workshops that you want to ban.” Miguel, María and Sergio are LGBT activists who do volunteer work for Cogam, a Madrid association, and for the Triángulo Foundation.…

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ADDED ON: 07/15/2019

Alan Turing to be face of new £50 note in first for LGBT community

Alan Turing, the mathematician who helped invent modern computing and break the Enigma code, will be the face of the new £50 note, the Bank of England announced today. Turing, who is…

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ADDED ON: 07/12/2019

LGBT bullying more common than racist bullying in schools – poll

LGBT bullying is the most prevalent type of bullying in schools, with research showing it was more common than incidents relating to racism, sexism or religion. A YouGov poll of more than…

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ADDED ON: 07/11/2019

Dozens of Polish communities say they are ‘LGBT-free’

A Polish campaign group on Wednesday said that around 30 communities including villages and regional assemblies in the devout Catholic country had in recent months declared themselves to be "free of LGBT…

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ADDED ON: 07/10/2019

MPs vote to extend abortion and same-sex marriage rights to Northern Ireland

MPs have voted resoundingly to extend same-sex marriage and access to abortion to Northern Ireland, bringing the region into line with the rest of the UK on the two significant social issues.…

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ADDED ON: 07/10/2019

Finding acceptance among the world’s first gay cricket team

The sound of cricket bags wheeling along uneven concrete and the click-clacking of cricket studs accompanies the arrival of Manish Modi and his teammates. They have just arrived at Botany Bay Cricket…

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ADDED ON: 07/09/2019

Georgian Opposition Demonstrators Confronted By Antigay, Pro-Russian Protesters

Demonstrators demanding the resignation of Georgian Interior Minister Giorgi Gakharia have been confronted by antigay and pro-Russian activists on the 20th day of protests in Tbilisi. The rival demonstrators spent the night…

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ADDED ON: 07/09/2019

Polish bishops accuse Ikea of ‘LGBT indoctrination’

Polish bishops on Saturday denounced Swedish furniture giant Ikea for what they called "LGBT indoctrination" after an employee was sacked for refusing to take down a homophobic comment he posted on the…

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ADDED ON: 07/08/2019

Georgian LGBT community calls off Tbilisi action due to threats

An action planned by the Georgian LGBT community near the Interior Ministry's building in Tbilisi on Monday has been called off, Tbilisi Pride co-leader Giorgi Tabagari told the press. "We will not…

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ADDED ON: 07/08/2019

IKEA SUED BY WORKER FIRED FOR POSTING ANTI-GAY BIBLE QUOTES

Ikea is being sued by a former employee who claims he was fired for refusing to take down anti-gay comments from the company's intranet. On May 16, International Day Against Homophobia and…

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ADDED ON: 07/07/2019

Cologne celebrates Germany’s largest LGBT+ pride parade

Hundreds of thousands of members of the LGBT+ (lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender) community and their allies flocked to Cologne on Sunday to take part in one of Europe's largest pride parades.…

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