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Added on: 01/29/2024
01/28/2024
At a packed, dimly lit music venue in Helsinki, an attentive crowd dressed up for a night out sings sweetly along to musicians on stage in front…

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Added on: 01/29/2024
01/28/2024
The transgender community in Germany faces an escalation in disinformation, primarily fueled by far-right groups amid attempts to pass the country’s Self-Determination Act. This legislative proposal, designed to ease the legal…

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Added on: 01/28/2024
01/27/2024
A new exhibition about an influential drag queen has opened at a National Trust site. Dedicated to “Birmingham LGBTQ+ icon” Twiggy, the exhibition opened on Friday at…

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Added on: 01/28/2024
01/27/2024
Pope Francis on Friday defended a Vatican document on blessings for same-sex couples but said they were not an approval of a lifestyle the Church sees as…

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Added on: 01/27/2024
01/26/2024
LGBT History Month 2024 is almost upon us in the UK, but the annual celebration of queer history and individuals is observed at different times of the…

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Added on: 01/24/2024
01/23/2024
The World Health Organization (WHO) established an expert advisory group on transgender health, seeking guidance from a transgender former prostitute who called the line of work “empowering”…

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Added on: 01/24/2024
For decades, same-sex Estonian couples could only register as co-habitants or domestic partners. As of 2024, they have the same right to marry as heterosexual couples. Minister…

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Added on: 01/24/2024
01/23/2024
Hungary’s prime minister Viktor Orbán has claimed that ‘no money in the world’ would make him accept LGBTQ+ “propaganda” after the EU froze funding to the country…

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Added on: 01/23/2024
01/23/2024
The children of dozens of same-sex couples in Italy could see the name of their non-biological parent removed from their birth certificates, an ongoing trial may soon…

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Added on: 01/22/2024
01/21/2024
In November, Russia’s Supreme Court ruled the “international LGBT movement” to be an extremist organisation, effectively outlawing LGBT activism in the country and placing anyone the authorities…

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Added on: 01/21/2024
01/20/2024
The October evening was warm and sunny. At about 7pm, two young men stepped out of the Tepláreň bar on Zámocká Street in the centre of Bratislava,…

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Added on: 01/21/2024
01/20/2024
An LGBTQ+ Saudi activist has slammed Jordan Henderson over his lukewarm apology to queer fans and called on the footballer to “pay reparations” to the community. Speaking…

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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…