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LGBTI Rights in Romania


ADDED ON: 09/02/2021

Romania’s LGBT community sees gains, ongoing rights struggle

The last person jailed for being gay in Romania walked free in 1998. The country decriminalized homosexuality three years after that, in 2001, while reforming its laws to qualify for membership in…

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ADDED ON: 08/22/2021

Romania’s LGBT community sees gains, ongoing rights struggle

The last person jailed for being gay in Romania walked free in 1998. The country decriminalized homosexuality three years after that, in 2001, while reforming its laws to qualify for membership in…

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ADDED ON: 08/19/2021

Will Romania step up anti-LGBTQ legislation like Hungary?

Many Romanians probably do not know what the letters LGBTQ stand for, and this is hardly surprising given that sexual orientation and gender identity have not played a major role in the…

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ADDED ON: 08/15/2021

Bucharest gay pride march resumes after coronavirus pause

Several thousand LGBT supporters took to the streets in the Romanian capital of Bucharest Saturday for a gay pride parade that resumed after a year’s pause due to the pandemic. Marchers young…

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ADDED ON: 05/01/2021

Support for gay marriage doubles in Romania

A new study has shown that Romanians are increasingly more tolerant towards LGBTI rights - with 43 percent saying that they support a legal form of same-sex union in Romania, either as…

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ADDED ON: 04/28/2021

Anti-LGBT+ discrimination damages Eastern Europe’s economic growth

Discrimination against lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people costs Eastern European countries almost 2% a year in economic growth, a coalition of dozens of global companies promoting LGBT+ inclusion said on Tuesday.…

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ADDED ON: 03/11/2021

Romania: European Court to consider lack of implementation of freedom of movement law for same-sex spouses

In June 2018, the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) issued a landmark judgement, recognising that same-sex spouses are also spouses under EU freedom of movement laws. Almost three years…

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ADDED ON: 03/05/2021

Europe’s nurses need more training to ‘reduce biases’ around LGBT+ issues

Calls have been made to ensure nurses across Europe are trained to be “compassionate and culturally aware” towards lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT+) people, after new research found staff from strict…

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ADDED ON: 02/17/2021

More European politicians found using homophobic hate speech

LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Homophobic language and hate speech against transgender people are on the increase among European politicians, an advocacy group said on Tuesday as it sounded the alarm about…

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ADDED ON: 01/20/2021

Romania Slammed for Violating Privacy Rights of Transgender Citizens

Europe’s top rights court held Tuesday that Romania violated the human rights of two transgender men by requiring sex reassignment surgery before recognizing their gender identity. The European Court of Human Rights…

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ADDED ON: 12/17/2020

Romanian top court overturns ban on gender identity studies

BUCHAREST (Reuters) - Romania’s Constitutional Court overturned on Wednesday a blanket ban on gender identity studies voted through by lawmakers and which rights groups and universities said would infringe on human rights…

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ADDED ON: 12/09/2020

Surprise ‘Gold’ Rush Hurtles Right-Wing Party Into Thick Of Romanian Politics

The support that propelled Romania's little-known, right-wing AUR party into parliament in its inaugural national race may have shocked many, including the more established parties of an ex-president and former prime minister…

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