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ADDED ON: 09/10/2021

Hungary Says It Won’t Repeal Anti-LGBTQ Law for EU Pandemic Aid

Hungary won’t repeal a law that critics, including the European Union’s executive, say discriminates against the LGBTQ community, even if that’s the price of accessing billions of euros in pandemic aid, Foreign…

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ADDED ON: 09/09/2021

Spain’s PM to convene hate crime commission after suspected homophobic assault

Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez will chair on Friday an urgent meeting of Spain's commission against hate crimes amid an uproar over a suspected homophobic assault on a 20-year-old Spaniard in central Madrid.…

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ADDED ON: 09/09/2021

Radical groups targeting gay men warns Spanish minister after Madrid attack

Spain’s government has warned about a rise in hate crimes by radical groups after a brutal assault on a gay man by hooded men who carved the word “f****t” on one of…

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ADDED ON: 09/09/2021

The Guardian accused of ‘censoring’ Judith Butler interview comparing TERFs to fascists: ‘Cowards’

The Guardian has been accused of “censoring” feminist icon Judith Butler after the newspaper deleted part of an interview in which they compared trans-exclusionary radical feminists (TERFs) to fascists. This week, an…

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ADDED ON: 09/09/2021

Tory MP demands government act on ‘cruel and unusual’ trans healthcare crisis

Tory MP Crispin Blunt has condemned the “unacceptable crisis in trans healthcare” and demanded the government pay for trans patients to have gender-affirming surgeries abroad. Blunt, who is chair of the APPG…

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Masen Davis – Transgender Europe

Masen Davis is a world-renowned leader in LGBTQ and human rights. He has led countless initiatives for LGBTQ rights in North America, Europe, and Central Asia. Currently, he is the Executive Director…

ADDED ON: 09/08/2021

Georgian ombudsman names priest, blogger as organizers of July 5 anti-LGBTQ rally and calls for their prosecution

The ombudsman calls for the prosecution of an ultra-nationalist journalist and an archpriest of the Georgian Orthodox Church for organizing violence against journalists and LGBTQ rights activists. Ombudsman Nino Lomjaria said 53…

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ADDED ON: 09/06/2021

Church in Wales to vote on blessings for same-sex marriages

Same-sex couples can now have their marriage blessed by the Church in Wales after a vote was held. However, the church will still not marry same-sex couples. Former Dean of St Albans,…

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ADDED ON: 09/06/2021

2023 European Games host Council refusal to withdraw anti-LGBT resolution puts EU funding at risk

The Council in Malopolska, which includes Kraków, has voted to re-affirm its status as an “LGBT-free zone”, despite the European Union (EU) threatening to remove billions of euros in funding which could…

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ADDED ON: 09/06/2021

Over 20,000 people rally in Switzerland to legalize same-sex marriage

Swiss authorities estimate that well over 20,000 people participated in a combined protest and Pride march Saturday in the city of Zurich, nestled at the north end of Lake Zurich in northern…

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ADDED ON: 09/05/2021

Thousands protest for social justice, inclusion in Germany

Thousands of activists protested Saturday in Berlin for a more inclusive and progressive society, the German news agency dpa reported. Over 350 organizations including Amnesty International, Fridays for Future, pro-women rights and…

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ADDED ON: 09/04/2021

Poland’s chief rabbi: ‘LGBTQ+-free zones is against Halacha’

"Creating LGBTQ+ free zones is against Halacha," Poland's Chief Rabbi Michael Schudrich said at the kickoff for The Agudah - The Association for LGBTQ+ Equality in Israel's new “Pride in the Living…

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