Spain

LGBTI Rights in Spain


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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ADDED ON: 09/22/2021

Prosecutor investigates anti-LGBT, Nazi march in downtown Madrid

The Madrid prosecutor's office opened an investigation on Monday after a crowd of about 200 people sporting Nazi paraphernalia marched in the Spanish capital's gay-friendly neighbourhood of Chueca on Saturday shouting offensive…

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ADDED ON: 09/12/2021

Hundreds protest against rise in homophobic attacks in Madrid

Hundreds of people gathered in central Madrid on Saturday to call for better protection for LGBT rights after a series of homophobic attacks that have shocked Spain in recent months. People waved…

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ADDED ON: 09/11/2021

Spain searches for answers after string of homophobic attacks

More than four decades after Spain lifted laws that made homosexuality illegal and 16 years after becoming a pioneer in the introduction of same-sex marriage, a surge in hate crimes has instilled…

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ADDED ON: 09/09/2021

Spain’s PM to convene hate crime commission after suspected homophobic assault

Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez will chair on Friday an urgent meeting of Spain's commission against hate crimes amid an uproar over a suspected homophobic assault on a 20-year-old Spaniard in central Madrid.…

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ADDED ON: 09/09/2021

Radical groups targeting gay men warns Spanish minister after Madrid attack

Spain’s government has warned about a rise in hate crimes by radical groups after a brutal assault on a gay man by hooded men who carved the word “f****t” on one of…

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ADDED ON: 07/13/2021

Murder of Samuel Luiz galvanizes Spain’s LGBTQ+ community: ‘There is no going back’

Just before Samuel Luiz was brutally beaten to death on July 3, he and his friend Lina made a video call to Vanessa González. The time was 2.45am and they were on…

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