Europe

LGBTI Rights in Europe


ADDED ON: 09/05/2022

Thousands join LGBT parades in Polish cities

Thousands of people have taken part in the annual LGBT equality marches in the cities of Katowice and Lublin. The former event was held jointly with the Ukrainian city of Odesa as…

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ADDED ON: 09/03/2022

EXPLAINER-What is Drag Queen Story Hour and why are the events under attack?

Children's storytime sessions led by drag queens are growing in popularity in countries from the United States to Japan – while fierce opposition campaigns are also gathering pace. Drag Queen Story Hour…

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ADDED ON: 09/03/2022

National Trust members to vote on banning ‘divisive’ and ‘woke’ Pride celebrations

Anti-LGBTQ+ National Trust members are asking members to vote for the charity to ban “divisive” Pride events. The National Trust is a charity and membership organisation for heritage conservation in England, Wales…

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ADDED ON: 09/03/2022

Russian lawmakers propose doubling fines for ‘gay propaganda’ law

Russian lawmakers have introduced a proposal that would increase fines for individuals that violate the country’s ‘gay propaganda’ law. Back in 2013, Vladimir Putin signed the archaic legislation into law – which…

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ADDED ON: 09/02/2022

Man dies following ‘hate attack’ at LGBT+ pride event in Muenster

A 25-YEAR-OLD man has died from injuries suffered in an attack at a gay pride event in the western city of Muenster, prosecutors in Germany said. The victim, identified in German media…

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ADDED ON: 08/31/2022

LGBT activists set to march on Scottish Parliament over trans rights

LGBT campaigners are set to march on the Scottish Parliament calling for political parties to be “bolder” in the pursuit of transgender equality. Members of the SNP, Scottish Greens, Scottish Labour and…

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ADDED ON: 08/31/2022

Their Country Banned Gay Marriage. This Lesbian Couple Got Married Anyway

On a Saturday in early July, I arrived at the Bucharest town hall to attend a very special event – my old friend Georgiana was getting married to her partner Evie. What…

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ADDED ON: 08/30/2022

No place for hate’: Police remove lesbian protesters who crashed the Pride Cymru 2022 parade

Police removed a group of lesbians from a gay pride march in Cardiff after an officer was filmed telling the gender-critical women to step aside due to ‘confrontation’ with transgender marchers and…

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ADDED ON: 08/29/2022

Protesters march in Belgrade against planned gay Pride event

BELGRADE, Aug 28 (Reuters) - Thousands of religious and right-wing opponents of a European gay Pride event to be hosted by Belgrade protested through the Serbian capital on Sunday, even though the…

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ADDED ON: 08/28/2022

Serbia opposition, rights groups condemn EuroPride decision

Opposition parties in Serbia and international rights groups on Sunday denounced a decision by populist President Aleksandar Vucic to cancel next month’s pan-European LGBTQ EuroPride event because of what he said were…

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ADDED ON: 08/22/2022

Pope Francis again meets with transgender group sheltering at Rome church

ROME (AP) — Pope Francis has met with a fourth group of transgender people who found shelter at a Rome church, the Vatican newspaper reported earlier this month. L’Osservatore Romano said the…

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ADDED ON: 08/19/2022

The First Gay Film: Different From the Others From 1919

The first known film with a gay love story was made more than 100 years ago. Greatly predating Brokeback Mountain, Making Love, and all the rest, the 1919 German film Different From…

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