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Added on: 05/20/2024
05/20/2024
Italy was among nine EU countries that did not sign a declaration promoting European policies in favor of LGBT+ communities, sparking widespread protests within the country while…

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Added on: 05/16/2024
05/15/2024
VIENNA (Reuters) – Lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, intersex and queer (LGBTIQ) people in the European Union face less discrimination but more physical or sexual attacks than three…

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Added on: 01/12/2024
01/11/2024
BRUSSELS, Jan 9 (Openly) – French President Emmanuel Macron has appointed Education Minister Gabriel Attal as his new prime minister, the first time an openly LGBTQ+ figure…

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Added on: 11/12/2023
11/11/2023
The Latvian parliament has voted to allow same-sex couples to establish civil unions in a historic first for the Baltic nation. Officials voted on Thursday (9 November)…

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Added on: 11/03/2023
11/02/2023
Latvia has a duty to protect all families, including rainbow ones. That is what the Constitutional Court ruled. Now, the Latvian Parliament considers a new partnership law…

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Added on: 07/09/2023
07/08/2023
Latvia’s long-serving foreign minister Edgars Rinkevics has become the first openly gay head of state of a European Union nation. Mr Rinkevics, who had served as foreign…

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Added on: 06/01/2023
05/31/2023
HELSINKI — Latvian lawmakers on Wednesday picked the country’s long-serving popular foreign minister, a strong backer of Ukraine, as its new head of state in a tight…

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Added on: 06/08/2022
06/07/2022
Surrounded by thousands of people wearing rainbow flags, glitter and sparkly outfits, Eddie Balčiūnaitė prepared to take part in one of the biggest marches the Baltic countries…

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Added on: 12/29/2020
12/27/2020
For modern liberals, they are an important step in normalizing different kinds of families. But for others, children’s books depicting gay parents are an attack on traditional…

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Added on: 11/20/2020
11/19/2020
Constitutional Court had received an appeal from a mother whose female partner was unable to receive the ten-day leave which, according to Labor Act, is to be…

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Added on: 01/14/2019
01/12/2019
Lithuania’s top court has ruled that foreign spouses of gay citizens must be granted residence permits. The Constitutional Court ruled that denying residency permits to the spouses…

Alturi Partner

Added on: 01/31/2018
The Human Rights Watch lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) rights program has fought for over a decade to end human rights violations based on sexual orientation…

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Added on: 01/31/2018
LGBT rights are human rights, period. Human Rights First works to ensure that these rights are incorporated into the United States’ foreign policy agenda and advanced on…