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LGBTI Rights in Romania


ADDED ON: 10/03/2018

Romania’s Vote to Rule Out Same Sex Marriage Stirs Hate, Say LGBTI Groups

Gay bar owner and novelist Alex Andronic fears a referendum this weekend in Romania that aims to prevent same sex couples ever securing the right to marry not only darkens his future,…

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ADDED ON: 09/24/2018

Romanian Newspaper Compares LGBT+ Activists to Nazis

A leading Romanian newspaper has been condemned for a front page which featured a drag queen in a Nazi uniform. The image on the front of România Liberă, which also features a…

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ADDED ON: 09/20/2018

Romanians To Vote On Gay Marriage Ban

Romania will hold a referendum next month on whether to define marriage as between a man and a woman in its constitution. Romania's constitution currently defines marriage as a union between “spouses.”…

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ADDED ON: 09/14/2018

Romania Has Just Moved One Step Closer to Making Same-sex Marriage Illegal

Same-sex marriage could forever be in jeopardy in Romania after the senate overwhelmingly voted to allow a referendum which could change the eastern European country's Constitution. The proposed referendum would ask Romanians whether they…

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ADDED ON: 09/12/2018

Romania Set for Divisive Anti-gay Referendum

Romania is set to hold a divisive constitutional referendum on October 7 after the country’s senate voted to approve an amendment that would change the constitutional definition of a married couple from…

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ADDED ON: 09/12/2018

Romania Moves Closer to Ruling Out Same-sex Marriage

Romanian senators have approved a law that would pave the way for the constitution to be changed to explicitly state that marriage is a union of a man and a woman. The…

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ADDED ON: 07/19/2018

Romania Must Give Residency Rights to Same-sex Spouses, Court Rules

Romania must give residency rights to the same-sex spouses of European Union citizens, the socially conservative country’s top court ruled on Wednesday. The Constitutional Court’s landmark ruling comes after a six-year legal…

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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: 06/06/2018

LGBT Rights, Marriage Definition, ‘Defending Justice’: Three Rallies in Bucharest this Saturday

The capital will see several rallies this Saturday, June 9. Three have already been authorized, and another one has been announced on Facebook. The three authorized rallies are the 2018 Bucharest Pride…

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ADDED ON: 02/20/2018

Religious Protests Against Gay Films Show Divide in Romania

Religious protesters in Romania have disrupted the screenings of two movies featuring gay themes, saying they violate traditional values. In response, a new screening of the Cannes award-winning movie “120 Beats Per…

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ADDED ON: 02/06/2018

Protest Against AIDS Movie Sparks Fears in Romania

Members of the Romanian LGBTI community expressed renewed concerns over increasing harassment and intimidation after a group of Romanian right-wing activists interrupted the screening of a French AIDS activism film on Sunday…

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