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LGBTI Rights in Montenegro


ADDED ON: 12/30/2020

From coronavirus crackdowns to court battles: 10 top LGBT+ stories in 2020

LONDON, Dec 24 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Coronavirus dominated news around the world in 2020, creating particular challenges for the LGBT+ community in terms of mental health, access to HIV medication and…

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ADDED ON: 07/02/2020

Montenegro legalises same-sex civil partnerships

Montenegro voted to legalise same-sex civil partnerships on Wednesday, becoming the first European country outside of Western Europe and the European Union to legally recognise gay and lesbian couples. The law received…

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ADDED ON: 08/05/2019

Same-Sex Union Vote Failure Dismays Montenegro’s LGBT Community

The Montenegrin parliament on Wednesday failed to adopt a law to legalize same-sex unions after deputies from ruling parties representing ethnic minorities voted against it. MPs from the main governing Democratic Party…

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ADDED ON: 08/01/2019

Same-Sex Union Vote Failure Dismays Montenegro’s LGBT Community

The Montenegrin parliament on Wednesday failed to adopt a law to legalize same-sex unions after deputies from ruling parties representing ethnic minorities voted against it. MPs from the main governing Democratic Party…

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ADDED ON: 05/20/2019

Center for Civic Education (CGO): Homophobia and Transphobia in Montenegro Must be Stopped

The Montenegrin society has to make efforts in the struggle for human rights that every citizen would be accepted as equal before law and society, regardless of sexual and gender differences, said…

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ADDED ON: 04/27/2018

Plan for Same-Sex Unions Rouses Fury in Montenegro

Montenegro's hardline and influential Serbian Orthodox Church and conservative opposition parties have condemned plans to allow same-sex marriage in Montenegro – while LGBT organisations say the proposed law gives them too few…

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