Spain

LGBTI Rights in Spain


ADDED ON: 01/26/2023

Europe moves towards trans self-ID despite controversy

Elinor Höke hates going to the doctor's. The transgender student is registered under her former name, and dreads hearing it shouted across the crowded waiting room at her local clinic in western…

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ADDED ON: 12/23/2022

Gender self-determination to be granted in Spain, Scotland

MADRID (AP) — Spain’s lower house of Parliament Thursday passed a law that allows people over 16 years of age to change their legally registered gender without any medical supervision. Under the Spanish…

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ADDED ON: 11/09/2022

Levi Davis, the first out bisexual rugby union player, has disappeared in Spain

Rugby Union’s first out bisexual player has gone missing. Levi Davis has been missing for over a week, according to his old team Bath Rugby. The team posted a Twitter update asking…

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ADDED ON: 10/10/2022

STARS SLAMMED ‘Beyond disrespectful’ – Josh Cavallo SLAMS Iker Casillas for ‘coming out as gay’ as Spaniard says Twitter was hacked

JOSH CAVALLO has slammed Iker Casillas and Carles Puyol for being "beyond disrespectful" after a tweet from Casillas' account said "I'm gay." Australian star Cavallo, 22, bravely came out as gay last…

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ADDED ON: 10/01/2022

LGBT organizations in Spain are pressuring the government to pass the ‘trans law’

Three LGBT organizations have met with the Spanish Socialist Workers Party (PSOE), the main party of the governing coalition in Spain, seeking the passage of the “trans law” before the close of…

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ADDED ON: 08/01/2022

Warn Everyone’: Spain’s Gay Community Acts as Monkeypox Spreads

MADRID — Whether it's abstinence, avoiding nightclubs, limiting sexual partners or pushing for a swift vaccine rollout, Spain's gay community is on the front line of the monkeypox virus and is taking action. "With…

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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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