Europe

LGBTI Rights in Europe


ADDED ON: 06/14/2018

LGBTI Teachers Suffering in Rural Areas

LGBTI teachers working in rural areas are far more likely to suffer mental health problems than those based in urban schools according to new research by Anglia Ruskin University. More than half…

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ADDED ON: 06/13/2018

Russia’s Most Outspoken Gay Activist Has A Warning To LGBTI Football Fans At The World Cup

Anton Krasovsky quickly downs a glass of whiskey backstage before stepping in front of the cameras on “Angry Guyzzz”, his controversial entertainment program. His guests are transgender people from Moscow, and he…

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ADDED ON: 06/13/2018

World Cup Star Mohamed Salah Sparks Outrage by Meeting ‘gay purge’ Leader Ramzan Kadyrov

Footballing superstar Mohamed Salah has received a backlash after agreeing to meet the leader responsible for Chechnya’s ‘gay purge.’ The Egypt and Liverpool forward, one of the most famous faces in football,…

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ADDED ON: 06/13/2018

Cycling Legend Philippa York Embraced by Her Sport After Coming Out as Transgender

Philippa York was arguably the most celebrated British bicycle racer of the 20th century. Yet, when she turned up to watch a race in Switzerland this spring, York realized it was her…

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ADDED ON: 06/13/2018

Gay Rights Abuses, War Crimes and World Cup Fever – It’s an Ugly Mix

I'm in Moscow trying to lie low and evade the Russian security service, the FSB. I’m exhausted from the stress. It’s my sixth time in the country; each time, I’ve visited in…

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ADDED ON: 06/13/2018

Spain’s New Prime Minister Appoints Two Openly Gay Cabinet Ministers

The new Prime Minister of Spain has chosen two openly gay men to serve as cabinet ministers. The cabinet of recently appointed leader Pedro Sanchez was announced as one of the most diverse…

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ADDED ON: 06/12/2018

One Year After LGBT Pride Event Curtailment at Vicenza, Soldiers Will Take the Stage

When most of U.S. Army Garrison Italy’s first-ever gay pride event was canceled last year after some parents complained they didn’t want their children “indoctrinated,” organizer Bert Gillott was frustrated. “It makes…

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ADDED ON: 06/12/2018

Vatican-Backed Family Rally Expected to Have Speech on Lesbian and Gay Faithful

An international family rally the Catholic Church is scheduled to host in Ireland is expected to feature workshops on hot-button issues facing Catholic families, including protecting children from clergy sexual abuse, weathering…

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ADDED ON: 06/11/2018

Irish Prison Service Slammed Over Failures to Publish Policy to Protect At-Risk LGBT Prisoners

The Irish Prison Service has been slammed over its failure to publish a policy to protect at-risk LGBT prisoners from bullying and potentially violence. The Out On The Inside report commissioned by…

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ADDED ON: 06/10/2018

Gay Pride Parade Turnout Defies Conservative Times in Poland

The capitals of Poland and Romania hosted festive gay pride parades that attracted thousands of people Saturday, as emboldened participants vowed to keep pushing for the eventual freedom to marry the person…

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ADDED ON: 06/09/2018

Bucharest Gay Pride Celebrates EU Residency Ruling

More than 5000 revellers took part in the Bucharest Gay Pride in the Romanian captial on Saturday. The theme for this year’s event was for more rights and acceptance. The star of…

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ADDED ON: 06/09/2018

Presbyterian Church in Ireland Votes Against Gay Membership

The Presbyterian Church in Ireland has adopted a new policy that means anyone in a same-sex relationship cannot be a full member of the Church. It also means their children cannot be…

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