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Added on: 10/26/2023
10/24/2023
Ukraine’s justice ministry took the first steps towards codifying gay marriage by approving Bill No. 9103, titled “On the Institution of Registered Partnerships” on October 22. The ground-breaking…

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Added on: 10/26/2023
Officials in the West African nation of Niger are stirring up worries about citizens of Niger visiting Europe and learning about LGBT rights there.  As leaders of…

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Added on: 10/24/2023
10/23/2023
U.K. Prime Minister Rishi Sunak looks poised to shelve plans for a nationwide conversion therapy ban once again, according to reports. Last week, The Times reported that…

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Added on: 10/23/2023
10/22/2023
Bart Staszewski was sitting at home with his boyfriend last Sunday night when the first results of the Polish general election flashed across his computer. “I thought:…

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Added on: 10/22/2023
Organizers of this year’s Montenegrin Pride, scheduled for Saturday, called on authorities to prevent attacks on the LGBT community in the country. The eleventh Montenegrin Pride will…

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Added on: 10/22/2023
10/21/2023
Donald Tusk, the leader of Poland’s largest liberal opposition grouping Civic Coalition (KO) and a potential candidate to become prime minister, will likely travel to Brussels next…

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Added on: 10/22/2023
Rishi Sunak is expected to bring in a long-promised ban on conversion therapy after a backlash from Conservative MPs. The PM is finally set to include a…

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Added on: 10/20/2023
The following 31 Commonwealth nations still have anti-homosexuality laws — roughly three-fifths of the group’s total of 56 nations. Worldwide,66 countries still cling to such anti-homosexuality laws. About half of the…

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Added on: 10/20/2023
10/19/2023
For eight years, the rightwing Law and Justice party (PiS) has ruled Poland, transforming civil society. It has overseen an increased politicisation of the judiciary and media…

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Added on: 10/17/2023
10/16/2023
LGBTQ+ people in Poland are celebrating after the country’s right-wing government lost its majority in a landmark election, paving the way for long overdue progress on queer…

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Added on: 10/15/2023
10/14/2023
Same-sex couples are still having to pay thousands of pounds before they can access NHS fertility treatment, BBC News has found. In England, the NHS will fund…

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Added on: 10/15/2023
10/14/2023
Poland’s capital, Warsaw, has become a center for multinational companies and global investment banks to set up offices, as the country aims to become Central Europe’s financial…

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Added on: 10/14/2023
10/13/2023
Max and Sasha are just two of the many LGBTQ+ people who have joined the mass exodus fleeing Russia to avoid violence, discrimination and war. Now, the…

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Added on: 10/13/2023
10/13/2023
New research has determined that 90 per cent of LGBTQ+ people in Turkey are regularly subjected to digital violence. The study, conducted by advocacy group KAOS GL, found…

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Added on: 10/13/2023
10/12/2023
Hundreds of trans activists gathered outside Downing Street this week to protest against comments Rishi Sunak made at the Tory party conference. Activists from across the UK…

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Added on: 10/12/2023
10/11/2023
Oct 11 (Reuters) – Poland holds a parliamentary election on Sunday, with the ruling nationalist Law and Justice (PiS) party seeking an unprecedented third term in power after…

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Added on: 10/12/2023
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There is an underreported and counterintuitive effect of denying abortion access: When abortion is safe, legal, and accessible, the abortion rate is typically lower. When abortion is…

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Added on: 10/11/2023
10/10/2023
There has been no impact on safety since UK rules changed to permit gay and bisexual men to donate blood, a NHS report has revealed. Findings from…

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Added on: 10/11/2023
10/10/2023
Stefanos Kasselakis, 35, caused a stir recently when he was elected as leader of Syriza, becoming Greece’s first openly gay political leader. He has since caused further…

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Added on: 10/08/2023
Hate-filled comments about migrants, Roma people and the LGBT community. Praise for authoritarian regimes like Vladimir Putin’s Russia. Misogynistic and sexist abuse. Conspiracy theories about George Soros,…

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Added on: 10/08/2023
10/07/2023
Greece’s first openly gay political party leader says he was deliberately trying to “stir stagnant waters” and tackle the taboo subject of same-sex couples having children when…

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Added on: 10/08/2023
10/06/2023
One of the largest festivals in Europe, Sziget takes place on a beach-lined island in the middle of the Danube River, a short journey from the city…

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Added on: 10/08/2023
10/07/2023
Turkey’s President Tayyip Erdogan said on Saturday he did not “recognise LGBT” and vowed to combat “perverse” trends which he said aimed to destroy the institution of…

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Added on: 10/07/2023
10/06/2023
Belgium’s deputy prime minister, who ranks as one of Europe’s most senior transgender politicians, has urged Rishi Sunak not to join “the real bullies” after remarks made…

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Added on: 10/05/2023
10/04/2023
GENEVA — LGBTQ groups hailed the 60-day jail sentence a court in Switzerland gave to a writer and commentator for deriding a journalist as a “fat lesbian,” among…

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Added on: 10/05/2023
10/04/2023
Pope Francis has suggested there could be ways to bless same-sex unions, responding to five conservative cardinals who challenged him to affirm church teaching on homosexuality ahead…

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Added on: 10/04/2023
The United Kingdom’s National Health Service announced plans to bring back sex-specific language and spaces to the nationalized health system in an effort to bolster women’s rights…

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Added on: 10/03/2023
10/02/2023
Pope Francis suggested it may be possible to bless same-sex unions in a newly public response to cardinals who questioned the pope’s affirmation of the LGBTQ community…

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Added on: 10/02/2023
MILAN (AP) — Donatella Versace slammed the Italian government for what she described as anti-gay policies in a heartfelt and personal speech that referenced her late brother, Gianni…

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Added on: 10/01/2023
09/30/2023
CONSERVATIVE COMMENTATORS AND anti-LGBT campaigners reacted angrily to reports that the Irish Athletic Boxing Association (IABA) is investigating the use of the National Stadium by a Christian…