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Added on: 03/26/2024
03/25/2024
On March 22 2024, Russia’s financial watchdog added the “LGBT movement” to its “terrorists and extremists” blacklist, the most recent move in a crackdown on LGBTQ+ rights…

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Added on: 03/23/2024
03/22/2024
Ahead of their third album launch, Euronews Culture spoke to Fríði Djurhuus, frontman of the barnstorming Faroese band Joe & the Shitboys. In the north Atlantic, halfway…

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Added on: 03/23/2024
03/22/2024
A mother and son from Brighton have launched an app to help keep members of the LGBTQ+ community safe on nights out. Luciana and Nicholas Cousin set…

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Added on: 03/22/2024
03/21/2024
A Russian court has ordered two bar workers to be placed in custody, accusing them of roles in an “extremist organisation”, under new legislation criminalising the LGBTQ+…

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Added on: 03/21/2024
03/20/2024
A gay British-Mexican, who was entrapped by police in Qatar on Grindr, has been provisionally released from prison after a global campaign for his freedom. Manuel Guerrero Aviña was…

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Added on: 03/21/2024
03/20/2024
Varadkar, who is the youngest and first out gay leader of the country, announced the decision at a press conference in Dublin on Wednesday (20 March) in which…

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Added on: 03/21/2024
03/20/2024
Inside one of the many skyscrapers in the center of Manhattan, James Martin heads to his office at America, the Jesuit magazine where he is an editor. Martin’s…

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Added on: 03/20/2024
03/19/2024
The UK government has reignited the debate on transgender participation in women’s sports, urging the Football Association (FA) and the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) to…

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Added on: 03/19/2024
03/18/2024
In the face of far-right prime minister Georgia Meloni’s ongoing assault on LGBTQ+ rights in Italy, lesbian moms in the country have won a small victory as…

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Added on: 03/19/2024
Russian authorities have launched the country’s first-ever criminal case into “LGBT extremism,” the head of the Kremlin-aligned Safe Internet League Yekaterina Mizulina said Monday, just months after…

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Added on: 03/18/2024
03/17/2024
Instagram has faced backlash for censoring a photograph of two gay dads holding their newborn baby, labelling the image as ‘graphic’ and sensitive’ content. Men Having Babies, an…

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Added on: 03/17/2024
Giorgia Meloni, the right-wing prime minister of Italy, could be set to shake up European politics in a big way. When Meloni and her Brothers of Italy…

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Added on: 03/15/2024
03/14/2024
Following the introduction of a bill that seeks to compensate the victims of past anti-gay laws, justice minister Eric Dupond-Moretti issued an apology “on behalf of the…

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Added on: 03/14/2024
Russians who underwent so-called LGBT “conversion therapy” in Russia have told RFE/RL about brutal treatment they experienced, amid an ongoing crackdown on sexual minorities in the country….

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Added on: 03/13/2024
03/12/2024
The trial began Tuesday in Norway for a man accused of aggravated terrorism for the deadly shooting at an LGBTQ+ festival in Oslo’s nightlife district. Two people…

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Added on: 03/11/2024
03/10/2024
UPDATED: A crowd that swelled into the thousands took to the streets of Thessaloniki Sunday night, one day after a shocking attack on a transgender couple rocked Greece’s…

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Added on: 03/10/2024
03/09/2024
One of the most influential Oriental Orthodox Churches has suspended theological dialogue with the Catholic Church and reaffirmed its opposition to “all forms of homosexual relationships,” in…

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Added on: 03/09/2024
03/08/2024
A calendar reminder shone up on Danai Deligeorges’ phone on Thursday evening: “Wedding”, the message said. She turned, smiling, to her partner Alexia Beziki. “Are you ready?”…

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Added on: 03/08/2024
03/07/2024
ATHENS, March 7 (Reuters) – A calendar reminder shone up on Danai Deligeorges’ phone on Thursday evening: “Wedding”, the message said. She turned, smiling, to her partner…

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Added on: 03/08/2024
BELGRADE — Several hundred Serbian LGBT activists and their supporters protested in central Belgrade against alleged police brutality on March 6 following reports of abuse against two LGBT persons…

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Added on: 03/07/2024
03/06/2024
WARSAW, Poland — In an apartment on the outskirts of Warsaw, 5-year-old Olek fills his home with the twangs of a ukulele while his 2-year-old sister, Jagienka,…

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Added on: 03/06/2024
03/05/2024
Doritos on Tuesday confirmed that it had parted ways with a transgender influencer, but said that the decision was not the result of the transphobic backlash the…

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Added on: 03/06/2024
03/05/2024
The hurling of a salad bowl to the floor might not sound like the most dramatic of moments, but it sent a ripple of recognition through the…

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Added on: 03/06/2024
03/05/2024
At least a dozen clinics in Russia “secretly” conduct so-called conversion therapy, an abusive practice used to forcibly “cure” LGBTQ+ people, the U.S.-funded broadcaster Current Time reported…

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Added on: 03/04/2024
03/03/2024
In a groundbreaking legal decision, transgender individuals who have undergone gender reassignment surgery may now be eligible for backdated State Pension payments. This comes after a court…

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Added on: 03/04/2024
03/03/2024
Babatunde Apalowo, director of the gay-themed Nigerian film All the Colours of the World Are Between Black and White, was shocked to learn that one of his college…

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Added on: 03/02/2024
02/29/24
Now the culture wars have come to Ukraine. An Orthodox church in Kyiv annulled a medal it awarded to Viktor Pylypenko, a Ukrainian combat medic who served…

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Added on: 02/28/2024
02/28/2024
On February 8, 2024, the Ukrainian Orthodox Church – Kyiv Patriarchate awarded soldier Viktor Pylypenko a medal for his war service. But then, someone told them Viktor…

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Added on: 02/28/2024
02/27/2024
In a letter to the senior judiciary, Victoria McCloud, a High Court master, wrote that she is resigning because “I am now political every time I choose…

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Added on: 02/27/2024
A queer bar in the Siberian city of Krasnoyarsk has announced that it will close following a police raid over the weekend, local media reported Monday. The…