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LGBTI Rights in Europe


ADDED ON: 06/13/2018

Gay Rights Abuses, War Crimes and World Cup Fever – It’s an Ugly Mix

I'm in Moscow trying to lie low and evade the Russian security service, the FSB. I’m exhausted from the stress. It’s my sixth time in the country; each time, I’ve visited in…

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ADDED ON: 06/13/2018

Spain’s New Prime Minister Appoints Two Openly Gay Cabinet Ministers

The new Prime Minister of Spain has chosen two openly gay men to serve as cabinet ministers. The cabinet of recently appointed leader Pedro Sanchez was announced as one of the most diverse…

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ADDED ON: 06/12/2018

One Year After LGBT Pride Event Curtailment at Vicenza, Soldiers Will Take the Stage

When most of U.S. Army Garrison Italy’s first-ever gay pride event was canceled last year after some parents complained they didn’t want their children “indoctrinated,” organizer Bert Gillott was frustrated. “It makes…

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ADDED ON: 06/12/2018

Vatican-Backed Family Rally Expected to Have Speech on Lesbian and Gay Faithful

An international family rally the Catholic Church is scheduled to host in Ireland is expected to feature workshops on hot-button issues facing Catholic families, including protecting children from clergy sexual abuse, weathering…

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ADDED ON: 06/11/2018

Irish Prison Service Slammed Over Failures to Publish Policy to Protect At-Risk LGBT Prisoners

The Irish Prison Service has been slammed over its failure to publish a policy to protect at-risk LGBT prisoners from bullying and potentially violence. The Out On The Inside report commissioned by…

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ADDED ON: 06/10/2018

Gay Pride Parade Turnout Defies Conservative Times in Poland

The capitals of Poland and Romania hosted festive gay pride parades that attracted thousands of people Saturday, as emboldened participants vowed to keep pushing for the eventual freedom to marry the person…

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ADDED ON: 06/09/2018

Bucharest Gay Pride Celebrates EU Residency Ruling

More than 5000 revellers took part in the Bucharest Gay Pride in the Romanian captial on Saturday. The theme for this year’s event was for more rights and acceptance. The star of…

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ADDED ON: 06/09/2018

Presbyterian Church in Ireland Votes Against Gay Membership

The Presbyterian Church in Ireland has adopted a new policy that means anyone in a same-sex relationship cannot be a full member of the Church. It also means their children cannot be…

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ADDED ON: 06/09/2018

Unbreakable’ LGBT Rainbow Installation Unveiled in Warsaw After Far-Right Attacks

Gay rights groups in Poland have unveiled a new and “unbreakable” rainbow installation in Warsaw to replace the original one that suffered repeated attacks from far-Right groups. The new rainbow, which lights…

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ADDED ON: 06/08/2018

Kyiv Pride Week Events to Raise Awareness, Defend LGBTQ Rights

Ninety percent of Ukrainians are still unaware there are lesbians, gays, bisexual, transgender and intersex people around them, at home, at work, in villages, towns and cities all over Ukraine, according to…

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ADDED ON: 06/07/2018

The Government’s Treatment of Gay Refugees Shames Britain

"My neighbours will put a tyre around my neck and set it on fire.” That is what Rosemary fears will happen if she, a lesbian, is deported by Britain back to Nigeria. She…

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ADDED ON: 06/06/2018

LGBT Rights, Marriage Definition, ‘Defending Justice’: Three Rallies in Bucharest this Saturday

The capital will see several rallies this Saturday, June 9. Three have already been authorized, and another one has been announced on Facebook. The three authorized rallies are the 2018 Bucharest Pride…

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