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Added on: 01/20/2024
01/19/2024
Russia’s Internal Affairs Ministry has begun calling transgender people in for questioning in St. Petersburg and the Arkhangelsk region, reports human rights organization Sphere. Police officers are…

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Added on: 01/19/2024
A woman in Russia’s Saratov region faces charges for the first time ever of “demonstrating an extremist organisation’s symbols” after posting an image of the LGBT’s rainbow…

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Added on: 01/18/2024
Parliament has voted to remove the legal immunity of Grzegorz Braun, the far-right MP who last month attacked a Jewish religious celebration. Every main parliamentary group other…

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Added on: 01/18/2024
01/17/2024
The ink was barely dry on Russia’s decision to outlaw what it called the “international LGBT public movement” as extremist when masked police raided a bar in central…

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Added on: 01/17/2024
01/16/2024
The World Economic Forum’s (WEF) annual meeting in Davos, Switzerland convenes leaders from government, business, and civil society to address the state of the world and discuss…

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Added on: 01/16/2024
A Croatian watchdog on Monday criticised the country’s president over his remarks about a minister’s alleged sexual orientation, warning they violated the right to privacy. President Zoran…

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Added on: 01/15/2024
Greeks appear divided regarding the institutionalisation of marriage for same-sex couples, as shown in a poll by Opinion Poll for The Toc as 50.4% appear negative or rather…

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Added on: 01/15/2024
01/14/2024
ROME, Jan 15 (Reuters) – Pope Francis on Sunday defended a landmark decision approving blessings for same-sex couples, suggesting that those in the Catholic Church who have…

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Added on: 01/15/2024
01/14/2024
Brighton and Hove councillors are to discuss proposals to improve LGBTQ+ inclusion in care homes. The new measures aim “to support understanding and create learning programmes which will…

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Added on: 01/14/2024
01/13/2024
The Vatican’s recent decision to start blessing gay couples is about blessing individual people and not LGBT groups, Pope Francis said Saturday amid a backlash against the…

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Added on: 01/13/2024
A music channel owned by the media arm of Russian energy giant Gazprom was fined $11,300 for spreading “LGBT propaganda among minors” in a 90s-era music video…

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Added on: 01/13/2024
01/12/2024
French president Emmanuel Macron has appointed Stéphane Séjourné, the ex-partner of new prime minister Gabriel Attal, to the role of foreign minister. On Tuesday (9 January) Macron…

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Added on: 01/13/2024
1/12/2024
Greece’s government is slated to legalize same-sex marriage and adoption after the country’s left-wing political party withdrew its opposition. Stefanos Kasselakis, the out gay leader of Syriza,…

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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: 01/12/2024
01/11/2024
Greece will legalise marriage and adoption by same-sex couples, the prime minister said on Wednesday (10 January), but gave no timeframe on the sensitive issue in the…

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Added on: 01/11/2024
01/10/2024
PARIS (AP) — France saw its youngest-ever prime minister and first openly gay one named Tuesday as President Emmanuel Macron seeks a fresh start for the rest…

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Added on: 01/11/2024
01/10/2024
An asylum seeker forced into an exorcism for being gay has begged the Government to reconsider plans to designate India and Georgia as “safe states” as part…

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Added on: 01/10/2024
01/09/2024
Education Minister Gabriel Attal has just been appointed prime minister of France, the first out gay man and LGBTQ+ person to be named to the position. At…

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Added on: 01/10/2024
01/09/2024
While UK-based activists sit tight in wait of an update on Rishi Sunak’s conservative party to follow through on their promise to ban the abhorrent practice, Scotland…

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Added on: 01/09/2024
01/08/2024
On November 30, Russia’s Supreme Court decided that the “international LGBT movement” was an extremist organization—at the initiative of the Russian Ministry of Justice. This ruling could…

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Added on: 01/09/2024
01/08/2024
A transgender pool champion says she received “vile” and “horrific” abuse online after her opponent refused to play her in a final. Lynne Pinches conceded the Women’s…

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Added on: 01/07/2024
01/06/2024
I held my breath as the sonographer pressed the probe into my belly. I could see something ­promising on the screen but needed to hear the expert…

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Added on: 01/07/2024
01/06/2024
Aunts and ‘othermothers’, who care for children who are not biologically their own, provide significant support to LGBTQ+ youth, new research has found. The new finding is…

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Added on: 01/06/2024
01/05/2024
Monasteries on Mount Athos, an important Orthodox Christian spiritual centre for centuries, have denied that the Archbishop Elpidophoros of America’s visit to the monestaries was canceled because…

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Added on: 01/06/2024
01/05/2024
Labour MP Rosie Duffield has been cleared of allegations of transphobia and antisemitism by her party, saying she has been “completely exonerated”. The Canterbury politician, whose views…

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Added on: 01/05/2024
01/05/2024
The Scottish Government has announced funding for a project to support the mental health of LGBTQ youth. £50,000 will be given to LGBT Youth Scotland to establish…

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Added on: 01/05/2024
01/04/2024
VATICAN CITY, Jan 4 (Reuters) – The Vatican on Thursday moved to calm Catholic bishops in some countries who have balked over last month’s approval of blessings…

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Added on: 01/05/2024
01/04/2024
The Estonian parliament decided on a “gender-neutral” marriage legislation in June. The law no longer mentions “a man and a woman” but “two natural persons” who can…

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Added on: 01/03/2024
In March of this year, Russia will hold presidential elections. The contest, like ones past, will be highly choreographed, and its outcome is preordained. President Vladimir Putin,…

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Added on: 01/02/2024
01/01/2024
Same-sex couples in Estonia are able to marry from New Year’s Day, in a milestone move people say brings the Baltic nation closer to its Nordic neighbours….