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LGBTI Rights in Spain


ADDED ON: 12/20/2018

Nicaragua’s rainbow revolutionaries

A humble cinderblock home with a tin roof in a poor neighborhood in the Costa Rican capital of San José has become a refuge for nearly 40 gay Nicaraguan youth who played…

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ADDED ON: 12/17/2018

She didn’t win the crown, but Spain’s Angela Ponce captivates netizens

After the announcement of the top 20 semi-finalists, in which she failed to advance, Ponce walked the stage one last time while a tribute video was playing. Ponce recieved cheers from the…

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ADDED ON: 12/13/2018

Miss Universe’s First Transgender Contestant Revels in Being Role Model

Like many other contestants at the Miss Universe beauty pageant, Angela Ponce grew up watching the glitzy spectacle on television, dreaming of representing her country one day. This year, her wish has…

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ADDED ON: 08/23/2018

Madrid to Open First Public Retirement Home for Gay People

A project to open an LGBTI friendly retirement home has been given the green light by authorities in Madrid with plans to open it by the end of the year. A building…

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ADDED ON: 07/09/2018

Spain Offers Free Fertility Treatment for Lesbians and Single Women

Spain’s new Socialist government has agreed to offer free reproductive treatment to lesbians and single women on Friday, restoring a benefit cancelled by the conservative administration it toppled in June. The announcement…

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ADDED ON: 07/09/2018

Activists Sneak Pride into Russia

Six activists made Moscow a little gayer using some creativity. The activists from Spain, The Netherlands, Brazil, Mexico, Argentina and Colombia joined together using soccer shirts, standing side-by-side in the color of…

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ADDED ON: 07/02/2018

Transgender Woman Makes History by Winning Miss Universe Spain

Ángela Ponce, 26, beat off competition from 22 other finalists to triumph at the contest in Tarragona, six years after Miss Universe was opened to trans contestants. Ponce will now go on to represent…

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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: 02/23/2018

Three Brits Arrested in Spain for ‘mocking gay couple’ on Flight to Gran Canaria

Three British tourists have been arrested for allegedly hurling abuse at a gay couple on a flight to Gran Canaria. The incident is said to have taken place on a flight from…

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ADDED ON: 01/31/2018

New Data Released on Attitudes Toward Transgender People

Today, the global research firm IPSOS released the results of a 23 country survey, including the US, on attitudes toward transgender people. The data was collected online between October 24th and November…

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ADDED ON: 01/26/2018

LGBTI Workers in the U.S. Lead Global LGBTI Community in Retirement Readiness

A new study released today finds that LGBTI workers in the U.S. are outperforming LGBT workers in eight other countries with regard to retirement readiness. This first-of-its-kind study, LGBT: Retirement Preparations Amid Social…

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