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LGBTI Rights in Europe


ADDED ON: 08/09/2018

‘I Still Have Flashbacks’: the ‘Global Epidemic’ of LGBTI Conversion Therapy

“To get your seeds back from the giant in the clouds,” he says wryly. “They tried to make it fun with sports and activities.” One activity involved each of the 80 men…

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ADDED ON: 08/09/2018

Denmark LGBTI Groups Snub US Ambassador’s Pride Reception to Protest Trump Policies

Denmark’s LGBTI groups have delivered a public snub to the US Ambassador appointed by Donald Trump. Private equity firm chair Carla Sands was appointed by Trump last year to serve as the…

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ADDED ON: 08/09/2018

Russian Ad Uses Homophobia to Get Out the Vote

An ad aimed at getting out the vote for Russia’s regional elections suggests that people who don’t vote are gay. The spot shows two men walking through a city, riding on a…

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ADDED ON: 08/08/2018

Nine Armenian Teenagers Wounded in anti-LGBT Attack

Nine LGBT activists and their friends were attacked in a village in southern Armenia by a group of 30 men, reported Pink Armenia, a Yerevan-based NGO. Two were hospitalized with serious injuries…

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ADDED ON: 08/08/2018

British Pilot ‘Saves Life of Gay Asylum Seeker’

A gay asylum seeker has said a pilot “saved his life” by refusing to fly him back to Nepal. On Sunday (August 5), Jagat was meant to be deported back to his…

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ADDED ON: 08/07/2018

Turkey Won’t Return to Eurovision Because of LGBT Contestants

Turkey has ruled out a return to the Eurovision Song Contest until the show bans LGBT+ contestants. The country was a staple at the pan-European music contest from 1975 up until 2012,…

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ADDED ON: 08/07/2018

LGBT Festival Prague Pride Kicks Off in Czech Capital

The 8th annual festival of LGBT culture Prague Pride kicks off in the Czech capital on Monday with a concert on Střelecký Island. The week-long festival offers over a hundred events, including…

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ADDED ON: 08/07/2018

LGBT Britain Eyes Rights Post-Brexit

When John Walker discovered he could not leave his work pension to his same-sex partner in the event of his death, it kickstarted an 11-year legal battle with his former employer and…

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ADDED ON: 08/06/2018

Taiwan’s Flag Flies at Paris Gay Games Opening

The Republic of China (Taiwan) flag was waved during the colorful opening of the 2018 Gay Games in Paris Saturday, not just by the Taiwanese team but also by teams from other…

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ADDED ON: 08/05/2018

Colorful Parade Opens 10th Gay Games in Paris

A colorful parade of athletes and supporters in a Paris stadium on Saturday (Aug 4) launched the 10th edition of the international Gay Games, a week of sporting events and cultural meetings.…

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ADDED ON: 08/05/2018

Leo: I’ll Push Pope on Gay Rights

The Taoiseach has said he intends to tell Pope Francis that Irish people regard households headed by same-sex parents as families when he meets the pontiff at Dublin Castle later this month.…

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ADDED ON: 08/05/2018

Taiwan’s Flag Flies at Paris Gay Games Opening

The Republic of China (Taiwan) flag was waved during the colorful opening of the 2018 Gay Games in Paris Saturday, not just by the Taiwanese team but also by teams from other…

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