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LGBTI Rights in Europe


ADDED ON: 01/13/2019

First-time father reveals his baby will have two mummies and two daddies

A first-time father has revealed his baby will have two mummies and two daddies. Carl Austin-Behan and husband Simon are expecting a girl in March after conceiving with a lesbian couple who are also their close friends. The foursome…

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ADDED ON: 01/12/2019

Reports surface of fresh anti-gay purge in Chechnya

Activists in Russia’s North Caucasus republic of Chechnya are warning of a new gay purge even as Chelyabinsk celebrated a small victory. The Associated Press on Friday cited activist Igor Kochetkov as saying Chechnya…

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ADDED ON: 01/11/2019

Trans people flock to Malta’s new gender clinic

About 35 people have accessed the services at Malta’s new gender clinic since it opened in mid-November. Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Health Chris Fearne, said the clinic was opened to…

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ADDED ON: 01/10/2019

Two Thirds of Teachers Have No Training on LGBTI Issues, Says Survey

More than two thirds of teachers in Scotland have no recent grounding in LGBT+ issues, according to a new survey. The results of the research, released by Scotland’s government to TES following a Freedom of…

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ADDED ON: 01/09/2019

Out gay Nigerian prepares online help for others

Nigerian gay man Dan Yomi is gearing up to launch an online project that he hopes will help other gay people deal with issues relating to their sexual orientation, including coming out. Yomi…

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ADDED ON: 01/09/2019

Bisexual poverty is overlooked by the LGBT+ community

Poverty is one of the main issues facing bisexual people. Yet it is a problem that is seriously overlooked. Bisexual people are the “invisible majority” of the LGBT+ community. Despite being the…

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ADDED ON: 01/09/2019

Marriage equality campaigners urge UK govt. to extend rights to Northern Ireland

Campaigners said they will increase the pressure on Westminster to spread marriage equality to all parts of the UK. Stephen Donnan, a campaigner with LGBTI rights group Love Equality, spoke to the…

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ADDED ON: 01/08/2019

Judge rules that UK magistrates’ “intolerant views” must be respected

The ruling came after a magistrate lost his job following him expressing anti-LGBTQ views on adoption. A UK judge, Her Honour Judge Katherine Tucker, has ruled that not only are magistrates allowed…

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ADDED ON: 01/07/2019

HUNDREDS OF DUTCH PROTESTANT PASTORS SIGN ANTI-LGBTQ MANIFESTO

Hundreds of Dutch Protestant pastors, prominent people in the church, as well as the party leader and a senator of Christian party SGP, signed a manifesto against LGBTQ people. The manifesto argues…

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ADDED ON: 01/07/2019

Iceland urged to partially end its ban on gay men donating blood

Despite being one of the more socially liberal countries, Iceland still has a ban on gay men donating blood. One of the chief epidemiologists in Iceland has urged the government to lift the…

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ADDED ON: 01/07/2019

Ombudsman rejects reports about attacked LGBT person in Artsakh

The Human Rights Defender of the Artsakh Republic Artak Beglaryan has rejected the reports about gay person attacked in Artsakh. “Moments ago, an explicit fake page on Facebook published a post claiming…

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ADDED ON: 01/06/2019

In this UK city, new sex education lessons are a victory for trans rights

The city of Brighton and Hove in the United Kingdom will be teaching a more inclusive sex education curriculum. School children in the city’s schools will now learn that people of any…

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