Europe

LGBTI Rights in Europe


ADDED ON: 11/16/2022

NHS Scotland ‘plans to remove ”barriers” to irreversible operations for transgender patients and make a ”single opinion” enough to refer for surgery in most cases

NHS Scotland is planning to remove 'barriers' to irreversible operations for transgender patients, a report has revealed. The new transgender treatment rules, which The Telegraph says it has seen, will reportedly see…

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ADDED ON: 11/15/2022

LGBTQ advocate to become Slovenia’s first woman president

Lawyer and human rights advocate Natasa Pirc Musar won Slovenia’s presidential election, defeating an ally of ousted nationalist leader Janez Jansa to become the European Union state’s first woman head of state.…

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ADDED ON: 11/15/2022

Outcry in Moldova about new LGBT campaign in schools

A campaign called “LGBT children in your school” has led to many critiques in Moldova. Both the Orthodox Church of Moldova and parents speak out against the promotion of LGBT values in…

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ADDED ON: 11/13/2022

In new hate speech, Turkish Interior Minister Soylu deems LGBTI+ ‘cultural terrorism’

Turkish Interior Minister Süleyman Soylu on Nov. 12 called the LGBTI+ community as "propaganda of a terrorist organization." “There is cultural terrorism. The propaganda of a terrorist organization, which tries to make…

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ADDED ON: 11/11/2022

Poland warns of “Putin’s provocateurs” at nationalist Independence March in Warsaw

Poland’s deputy interior minister has warned that Russia could use “provocations” to cause trouble at tomorrow’s nationalist march in Warsaw to mark Polish Independence Day. The event, which is organised by three far-right groups,…

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ADDED ON: 11/10/2022

Before The 2022 World Cup In Qatar, French Football Called To Condemn Violations Of LGBT + Rights

Pressure on French football. A group of associations and personalities have called on the France team and national authorities to denounce the violations of the rights of LGBT + people committed by…

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ADDED ON: 11/09/2022

Levi Davis, the first out bisexual rugby union player, has disappeared in Spain

Rugby Union’s first out bisexual player has gone missing. Levi Davis has been missing for over a week, according to his old team Bath Rugby. The team posted a Twitter update asking…

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ADDED ON: 11/08/2022

New project Nour Sarah reaches out to LGBTQ Afghans, aims for more

A new project launched by LGBTQ rights activists based in Lebanon and Paris offers emotional support services to members of the LGBTQ community — initially to refugees from Afghanistan and later to…

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ADDED ON: 11/06/2022

England’s Coach Encourages Gay Soccer Players to Come Out

England coach Gareth Southgate hopes that gay soccer players “come out soon" because "it would have an enormous impact on society,” he said in an interview with an Italian newspaper published on…

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ADDED ON: 11/06/2022

Poland’s highest court rules foreign same-sex marriages can be recognised

Poland’s highest court has ruled that it is in line with the country’s constitution to recognise foreign same-sex marriages. Poland has become increasingly hostile towards the queer community in recent years, but…

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ADDED ON: 11/05/2022

Germany’s Franciscan Friars Elect Openly Gay Brother as New Provincial Leader

Germany’s Franciscan friars have elected an openly gay brother as their new leader, who becomes one of the most high-profile out LGBTQ+ church leader to date. The friars of the Province of…

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ADDED ON: 11/04/2022

Polish top court issues ruling on same-sex marriage

Poland’s highest administrative court has issued a ruling on same-sex marriage which the gay couple who brought the case say shows that such unions are not barred under the constitution. However, a…

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