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LGBTI Rights in Europe


ADDED ON: 06/14/2020

Boris Johnson Scraps Plans To Make Changing Gender Easier In Blow For Trans Rights

Boris Johnson has reportedly scrapped plans to make changing your gender easier, in a blow for trans rights. On the first day, Boris Johnson came to power plans to make changing your…

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ADDED ON: 06/14/2020

Polish election: Andrzej Duda says LGBT ‘ideology’ worse than communism

Polish President Andrzej Duda has called the promotion of LGBT rights an "ideology" more destructive than communism, in a campaign speech. He is an ally of the ruling nationalist Law and Justice…

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ADDED ON: 06/14/2020

Dutch government uncovers holiday camps for ‘conversion therapy’

In the Netherlands, 15 organisations and individuals offer so-called “conversion therapy” aiming to make gay people straight, the health ministry said, as it mulls a ban on the discredited practice which can…

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ADDED ON: 06/12/2020

For gay stars of banned condom ad, no let-up in Poland’s LGBT rights clampdown

For Jakub Kwiecinski, a ban by Poland’s public broadcaster on a condom advert featuring him and his husband has come as no surprise, but it does make him uneasy about what targets…

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ADDED ON: 06/11/2020

LGBT Activist Charged With Pornography for Body-Positive Vagina Drawings

Authorities in Far East Russia charged an LGBT rights activist with distributing pornography for posting drawings of vaginas on social media, the activist told Russian media Tuesday. Yulia Tsvetkova, 27, had been…

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ADDED ON: 06/11/2020

Polish leader casts gays as the enemy in bid to revive campaign

Poland's president stepped up a political attack against the LGBT community, portraying gay people as enemies in a bid to jump-start his stalled campaign for a second term in this month's election.…

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ADDED ON: 06/10/2020

‘Trans women are women’: Daniel Radcliffe speaks out after JK Rowling tweets

The Harry Potter star Daniel Radcliffe has spoken out over JK Rowling’s recent comments about the transgender community and said he hopes they will not “taint” the series for fans. The statement…

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ADDED ON: 06/10/2020

Polish government finances LGBT-critical articles

Poland’s justice ministry used taxpayer money for sponsored articles about the global persecution of Christians, and likening the LGBT rights campaign to Soviet-era communism, just as a new documentary about clerical sex…

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ADDED ON: 06/08/2020

Gay couple feature in TV commercial in a first for Poland

A gay couple is seen getting intimate in a new advert on Polish TV – believed to be the first time the country has seen a same-sex couple in a commercial. The…

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ADDED ON: 06/06/2020

How liberal outrage pushed a homophobic troll video to the top of Russia’s political agenda

As far as storyboards go, the advert was as inept as it was crass. The year is 2035. Two gay men are in the process of adopting a child. A worried boy…

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ADDED ON: 06/05/2020

Edinburgh Pride: Scotland to become first nation in the world to put LGBTQ history on curriculum

Next year Scotland will become the first nation IN THE WORLD to teach LGBTQ history in schools. In November 2018, Scottish Ministers accepted in full the recommendations to deliver LGBT inclusive education…

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ADDED ON: 06/04/2020

Ukraine and Albania urged to protect LGBT+ people from hate and discrimination

Ukraine should reform its laws to combat homophobic hate crimes and Albania should give more rights to same-sex couples and trans people, a top European rights body said on Wednesday, amid a…

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