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Added on: 07/16/2024
07/15/2024
The Government of Albania has made notable strides in creating a framework to combat discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity. However, more efforts are needed…

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Added on: 07/15/2024
07/14/2024
The Queer Amsterdam foundation has pulled out of organising this year’s Pride Walk, one of the highlights of the annual Pride celebrations in the capital, because of a…

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Added on: 07/15/2024
07/14/2024
The 22nd Istanbul Pride march set out from Bagdat Street in the city’s Kadikoy district instead of the previously announced start point, as Pride week organisers sought…

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Added on: 07/14/2024
07/13/2024
An LGBTI+ rights activist and member of the Workers’ Party of Turkey, TIP, Iris Mozalar, was arrested on Thursday over her social media posts condemning violent incidents…

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Added on: 07/12/2024
07/11/2024
The government has reportedly dropped the ban on members of the civil service wearing rainbow lanyards. Ministers are also set to consider whether or not to revoke…

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Added on: 07/12/2024
07/11/2024
Burkina Faso’s military junta has announced a ban on homosexual acts, making it the latest African state to crack down on same-sex relations despite strong opposition from…

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Added on: 07/10/2024
A widening split could affect the Church of England (C of E) following opposition by evangelicals to the General Synod approving the prospect of trialing a standalone…

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Added on: 07/09/2024
07/08/2024
France’s legislative elections have concluded with a resounding loss for the country’s far-right party, but the left and centrist parties weren’t entirely victorious. Politicians in France are…

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Added on: 07/09/2024
07/08/2024
Bridget Phillipson is the new minister for women and equalities, while Anneliese Dodds has been named a minister for women and equalities in the Department for Education….

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Added on: 07/08/2024
07/07/2024
A group of transgender teenagers begun occupying a ledge at Wellington House in central London on 28 June, urging political pundits to stop discriminating against trans youth….

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Added on: 07/07/2024
07/06/2024
Tens of thousand of people marched and danced on Saturday along the main streets of Madrid, filling the Spanish capital city with coloured flags for the main…

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Added on: 07/07/2024
07/06/2024
Keir Starmer appointed his cabinet following a landslide Labour victory in Thursday’s (4 July) general election that saw the party sweep back into power of the first…

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Added on: 07/06/2024
Two former Soviet republics are considering Russian-style anti-LGBTQ laws. Neither the nation of Georgia nor that of Kazakhstan is considering criminalizing same-sex intimacy, but both are dealing…

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Added on: 07/06/2024
07/05/2024
The United Kingdom’s Labour Party won a landslide victory in Thursday’s general election, propelling party leader Keir Starmer to the office of Prime Minister and establishing a…

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Added on: 07/05/2024
The government of the majority-Serb entity that makes up half of Bosnia-Herzegovina has deleted the term “gender identity” in draft amendments to the region’s Criminal Code, indicating…

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Added on: 07/04/2024
07/03/2024
RIGA — Latvia will allow heterosexual and same-sex couples to register their partnerships under a law that took effect Monday, a move welcomed by LGBTQ campaigners. The law…

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Added on: 07/03/2024
A gay man who was briefly arrested in the Russian North Caucasus republic of Dagestan in June has described how he was offered money to help the…

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Added on: 07/03/2024
07/02/2024
Labour leader Keir Starmer has issued another troubling statement on trans rights, this time saying trans women do not have the right to use women-only spaces, even…

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Added on: 07/02/2024
07/01/2024
Two Latvian men, Maksims Ringo and Janis Locs, have become the first same-sex couple to register their partnership as a civil union under a new nationwide law…

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Added on: 07/02/2024
07/01/2024
A group of transgender teenagers are three days into their occupation of a ledge at NHS England’s headquarters in central London, with a simple message that trans…

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Added on: 07/01/2024
06/30/2024
In Turku, Finland, the country’s oldest city and its former capital, thousands gathered in August last year for the city’s Pride Parade — officially a “protest march”…

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Added on: 06/30/2024
06/29/2024
An alliance of church leaders threatened to split from the Church of England over plans to let gay couples hold standalone services in churches, saying it would…

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Added on: 06/29/2024
06/28/2024
Georgia’s parliament on Thursday gave its initial approval to a set of bills containing sweeping curbs on LGBT rights, including bans on the “propaganda” of same-sex relationships…

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Added on: 06/28/2024
06/27/2024
Georgia’s parliament on Thursday gave its initial approval to a set of bills containing sweeping curbs on LGBT rights, including bans on the “propaganda” of same-sex relationships…

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Added on: 06/27/2024
The first openly transgender politician in Russia has described how the Russian authorities threatened to commit her to a psychiatric hospital unless she detransitioned, Novaya Gazeta Baltic…

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Added on: 06/27/2024
06/26/2024
Almost 184,000 people in Scotland identify as lesbian, gay or bisexual, census data has revealed for the first time. The census, conducted in 2022, found that 80,100…

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Added on: 06/26/2024
06/25/2024
One corner of Kyiv’s symbolic central square is now carpeted in thousands of tiny blue and yellow flags, in tribute to Ukraine’s fallen soldiers. Earlier this month,…

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Added on: 06/24/2024
06/23/2024
The US ambassador in Budapest has accused the government of Hungary’s far-right prime minister, Viktor Orbán, of using a “machinery of fear” to launch legal and rhetorical…

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Added on: 06/23/2024
06/22/2024
The U.S. Ambassador to Hungary hasn’t exactly been embraced by Prime Minister Viktor Orbán’s government. But now, it seems, things are getting petty. David Pressman, a gay…

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Added on: 06/23/2024
Thousands of people gathered at the 17th Sofia Pride protest march on Saturday night. It is held every summer in defense of the rights of people from…