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Added on: 07/28/2019
07/26/2019
Russian police said on Thursday they had detained a man over the fatal stabbing of an LGBTQ activist near her home in St Petersburg and were not…

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Added on: 07/28/2019
07/26/2019
Polish LGBT groups are holding solidarity marches and events in 30 cities on Saturday to protest growing hate speech and violence against their community. Meanwhile a leading…

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Added on: 07/27/2019
07/27/2019
The phone call that would change M.’s life came one spring evening in 2018. “You’re on the list,” the baritone voice on the other end of the…

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Added on: 07/25/2019
LGBT activists in the Republic of Georgia this summer have been looking for ways to hold a parade on the streets of the capital, Tbilisi. While pride…

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Added on: 07/25/2019
07/24/2019
“Why do you want to make a film about Pride? Everything’s fine!” This, Ashley Joiner tells PinkNews, was usually the response he got while looking for funding…

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Added on: 07/25/2019
Emerging from the few sensationalized tabloid headlines and TV shows that have been Czechia’s only exposure to the country’s transgender community, trans Czechs are stepping out and…

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Added on: 07/24/2019
Several dozen demonstrators rallied in St. Petersburg to mourn Yelena Grigoryeva, an LGBT rights campaigner who was slain near her home in Russia’s second-largest city. The rally…

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Added on: 07/24/2019
07/23/2019
Germany is condemning the killing of a political activist in Russia and urging authorities to find out whether the crime was related to her advocacy of LGBT…

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Added on: 07/23/2019
07/23/2019
Russian campaigners have said that a woman found murdered with multiple stab wounds in the city of Saint Petersburg was a well-known activist who had received threats…

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Added on: 07/21/2019
A bisexual Russian man who has since fled to a safe country was subjected to torture because he attempted to find evidence of the anti-LGBTQ purge happening…

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Added on: 07/21/2019
07/21/2019
A Pride parade in the Polish city of Bialystok was met with counter protests by far-right groups. This was the first ever Pride event to take place…

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Added on: 07/20/2019
Frustrated parents are seeking alternative school places for kids after Parkfield School announced it was resuming No Outsiders programme. The parents of around 20 pupils have told…

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Added on: 07/19/2019
In June, many countries across the Western Balkans celebrated Pride Month with marches or parades — with one notable exception. Bosnia remains the only country in the…

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Added on: 07/19/2019
07/18/2019
A conservative weekly news publication in Poland is planning to include “LGBT-free zone” stickers with next week’s issue. Gazeta Polska announced the move via Twitter Wednesday, NBC…

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Added on: 07/17/2019
07/16/2019
Europe’s rights court on Tuesday ruled against Russia over its refusal to register three associations, saying it was “unacceptable” to do so simply because they were defending…

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Added on: 07/16/2019
07/16/2019
“Ms Monasterio, we teach the workshops that you want to ban.” Miguel, María and Sergio are LGBT activists who do volunteer work for Cogam, a Madrid association,…

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Added on: 07/15/2019
07/15/2019
Alan Turing, the mathematician who helped invent modern computing and break the Enigma code, will be the face of the new £50 note, the Bank of England…

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Added on: 07/12/2019
07/04/2019
LGBT bullying is the most prevalent type of bullying in schools, with research showing it was more common than incidents relating to racism, sexism or religion. A…

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Added on: 07/11/2019
07/11/2019
A Polish campaign group on Wednesday said that around 30 communities including villages and regional assemblies in the devout Catholic country had in recent months declared themselves…

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Added on: 07/10/2019
07/09/2019
MPs have voted resoundingly to extend same-sex marriage and access to abortion to Northern Ireland, bringing the region into line with the rest of the UK on…

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Added on: 07/10/2019
07/09/2019
The sound of cricket bags wheeling along uneven concrete and the click-clacking of cricket studs accompanies the arrival of Manish Modi and his teammates. They have just…

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Added on: 07/09/2019
Demonstrators demanding the resignation of Georgian Interior Minister Giorgi Gakharia have been confronted by antigay and pro-Russian activists on the 20th day of protests in Tbilisi. The…

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Added on: 07/09/2019
07/07/2019
Polish bishops on Saturday denounced Swedish furniture giant Ikea for what they called “LGBT indoctrination” after an employee was sacked for refusing to take down a homophobic…

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Added on: 07/08/2019
07/08/2019
An action planned by the Georgian LGBT community near the Interior Ministry’s building in Tbilisi on Monday has been called off, Tbilisi Pride co-leader Giorgi Tabagari told…

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Added on: 07/08/2019
07/08/2019
Ikea is being sued by a former employee who claims he was fired for refusing to take down anti-gay comments from the company’s intranet. On May 16,…

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Added on: 07/07/2019
07/07/2019
Hundreds of thousands of members of the LGBT+ (lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender) community and their allies flocked to Cologne on Sunday to take part in one…

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Added on: 07/07/2019
This weekend, as part of one of the most anticipated celebrations of the summer, thousands of people have made the trek to the capital for Pride. But…

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Added on: 07/07/2019
07/06/2019
Thousands turned out on the streets of Madrid Saturday for a Gay Pride parade dedicated this year to pioneers of the LGBT+ cause, amid growing fears of…

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Added on: 07/06/2019
07/05/2019
Four newly arrived LGBT Syrian refugees will be able to openly express their sexual identity when they join the Pride celebrations in central London on Saturday. They…

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Added on: 07/06/2019
07/05/2019
Dozens of men and a few women in stiletto heels raced through the center of the Spanish capital on Thursday, defying gravity, the heat and attempts by…