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ADDED ON: 08/11/2021

Russian MP who wants gays to be ‘sterilised’ and kept in shelters like cats slapped down by human rights council

Anti-LGBT+ Russian MP Vitaly Milonov has been reprimanded by the country’s Human Rights Council after he called for gays to be “sterilised” and kept in shelters like cats. Milonov, a notoriously homophobic…

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ADDED ON: 08/11/2021

Bosnian Religious Group to Protest Against Sarajevo LGBT Pride

Vjera Narod Drzava (Faith People State), a recently-founded Muslim political campaign group, has announced that it will stage an “anti-LGBTIQ” protest during the Sarajevo Pride parade on Saturday. The group called on…

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ADDED ON: 08/09/2021

Hungary restricts sale of children’s books with LGBTQ themes

Hungary on Aug. 6 issued a decree that restricts the sale of children’s books with LGBTQ-specific themes. Reuters reported the decree mandates bookstores to sell children’s books that Prime Minister Viktor Orbán’s…

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ADDED ON: 08/09/2021

Amsterdam substitutes ‘Pride Walk’ for canal parade in 25th anniversary of Gay Pride

Amsterdam capped a month of events commemorating the 25th anniversary of its first Gay Pride festival with a "Pride Walk" through the city's historic centre on Saturday that drew around 10,000 participants…

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ADDED ON: 08/08/2021

British diver Tom Daley says sports has ‘a lot further to go’ on LGBTQ acceptance

British diver Tom Daley says he is proud to be able to inspire other people as an openly gay athlete, but he is quick to add that global sports still has a…

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ADDED ON: 08/08/2021

Along With COVID-19, EU Faces a More Fundamental Battle

Hungary’s growing list of European Union worries includes controversial LGBT legislation and potentially hacking the phones of journalists, rights activists and political opponents. Poland has rebuffed a ruling by the bloc’s highest…

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Mohamed Ali (Dali) Aguerbi – Documentarian, Malta

Mohamed Ali (Dali) Aguerbi created the documentary, ‘Rainbow Bridge’, about LGBTI migrants. He is an activist who is also working for a non-profit in Malta, MGRM. By Savita Sukul Dali came to…

ADDED ON: 08/07/2021

Amsterdam ‘stumbling stones’ commemorate gay victims of Nazis

More than 75 years after they were murdered in the gas chambers or shot, gay victims of Nazi persecution were remembered with “stumbling stones” laid in Amsterdam this week. The Netherlands has…

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ADDED ON: 08/07/2021

LGBTQ Family Featured in Grocery Store Advertisement Forced to Leave Russia Due to Hate

In July, Alina and her girlfriend, Ksyusha ,wanted to show that, like any other family, they have favorite dishes and cooking habits. Joined by Alina’s mom and sister, they appeared in an…

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ADDED ON: 08/06/2021

IOC Investigates Anti-LGBT Slurs Against Olympic Athletes on Russian TV

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) is investigating two Russian state-run TV channels over talk shows that disparaged the lifestyles of a transgender and a gay athlete as “perversion” and “abomination,” the BBC…

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ADDED ON: 08/06/2021

Why it matters that Tucker Carlson is broadcasting from Hungary this week

This week, America’s most watched cable news host is broadcasting from an authoritarian state — not to criticize its leadership but to praise it. Fox’s Tucker Carlson is currently in Budapest, airing…

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ADDED ON: 08/06/2021

Pride in London cancelled because of Covid restrictions

This year’s Pride in London parade has been cancelled because of social-distancing measures, organisers have announced. More than 35,000 people had been expected to attend the flagship LGBT+ event, which had been…

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