Spain

LGBTI Rights in Spain


ADDED ON: 06/28/2022

Spanish government approves new bill on transgender rights.

Spain’s Cabinet approved on Monday a new draft of a LGBTQ rights bill that if backed by parliament will allow people as young as 16 to change their gender freely, and those…

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ADDED ON: 05/27/2022

As monkeypox cases grow, so do fears of a return of gay blame and stigma

BERLIN — As mysterious cases of a rare and ominously named virus began surfacing in Europe, Germany’s disease-control center quickly told people to be on the lookout. In a May 19 alert, the agency listed telltale…

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ADDED ON: 04/11/2022

Gay men in Andalucia call for acceptance and recognition in Holy Week

A group of gay men in Spain say religious authorities accept their help in traditional religious rites, but refuse to acknowledge their sexuality. The men are members of brotherhoods who create and…

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ADDED ON: 04/08/2022

In southern Spain, gay stylists play key role in Holy Week

Seville (Spain) (AFP) – Working with rich fabrics, fine lace and flowers, gay stylists have long played a key role in dressing the Virgin Mary figures carried through the streets of southern Spain…

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ADDED ON: 02/16/2022

LGBTI Asylum Seekers Suffer Double Discrimination in Europe

Members of the LGBTI community which are looking for asylum in different countries of Europe are facing some difficulties, including double discrimination even in countries that rank high for positive LGBT legislative…

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ADDED ON: 01/27/2022

Why has LGBT+ cryptocurrency maricoin whipped up controversy?

Jan 26 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - An attractive alternative investment or no better than a Ponzi scheme? Cryptocurrencies are controversial - challenging conventional financial wisdom and worrying regulatory authorities around the world. But…

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ADDED ON: 12/17/2021

Thousands in Madrid protest anti-LGBT proposal

The regional government of Isabel Diaz Ayuso has said that the People's Party will abstain in Thursday's voting at Madrid's regional parliament. But people took to the streets to express their support…

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ADDED ON: 11/07/2021

Spain extends free IVF treatment to single women and LGBT+ community

Spain has extended the availability of free IVF treatment to single women and the LGBT+ community. Health minister Carolina Darias signed an order on Friday granting more women access to medically assisted…

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ADDED ON: 11/06/2021

Spain extends free IVF treatment to single women and LGBT+ community

Spain has extended the availability of free IVF treatment to single women and the LGBT+ community. Health minister Carolina Darias signed an order on Friday granting more women access to medically assisted…

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ADDED ON: 10/12/2021

Outrage after gay woman diagnosed at Spanish hospital with ‘homosexuality’

A family and an LGBT collective in south-east Spain are demanding answers and an apology after a 19-year-old lesbian woman who visited a gynaecologist over a menstrual condition was diagnosed with “homosexuality”.…

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ADDED ON: 10/08/2021

Outrage after gay woman diagnosed at Spanish hospital with ‘homosexuality’

A family and an LGBT collective in south-east Spain are demanding answers and an apology after a 19-year-old gay woman who visited a gynaecologist over a menstrual condition was diagnosed with “homosexuality”.…

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ADDED ON: 09/23/2021

Latin America LGBTQI+ Panel at San Sebastian: Trends, Hurdles

Taking place inside a cool, concrete extension of the San Telmo Museum, a dedicated Basque cultural hub, the challenges facing LGBTQI+ cinema in Latin America was the subject of an industry panel…

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