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Added on: 05/20/2024
05/20/2024
Italy was among nine EU countries that did not sign a declaration promoting European policies in favor of LGBT+ communities, sparking widespread protests within the country while…

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Added on: 12/08/2023
BUCHAREST — When a mayor of a small Romanian town casually mentioned in an interview that she had voted in favor of a referendum that sought to ultimately ban…

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Added on: 11/24/2023
11/23/2023
BUCHAREST, Nov 24 (Reuters) – Romanian society is not ready to uphold the rights of same-sex couples in line with a European Court of Human Rights (ECHR)…

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Added on: 11/07/2023
Romanian reformist party USR asked its flagship candidate for the European Parliament, the mayor of Campulung Muscel, Elena Lasconi, to step down after her comments about the…

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Added on: 09/22/2023
09/22/2023
The Romanian government has approved a draft law that states that certificates of marriage between people of the same sex concluded in a European Union state will…

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Added on: 08/30/2023
08/29/2023
The Romanian government’s appeal against a recent ruling by the European Court of Human Rights, which ordered Bucharest to provide legal protection and recognition for same-sex families…

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Added on: 07/22/2023
07/21/2023
Young Europeans, born after the era of communist oppression, know the phenomenon of unanimity in a political context by hearsay at best and may think nothing of…

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Added on: 05/26/2023
05/25/2023
During 2019 and 2020, 21 gay and lesbian couples in Romania joined a complaint against the state to the European Court of Human Rights over the lack…

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Added on: 05/24/2023
The largest case ever heard on same-sex unions closed at the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) on Tuesday, with the court deeming the lack of legal…

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Added on: 03/04/2023
03/03/2023
The European Union’s top court will hear a case brought by a British-Romanian transgender man against Romanian authorities over their refusal to recognize his gender identity, Romanian…

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Added on: 09/28/2022
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Can you tell me a bit about yourself and what led you to join Identity.Education? In 2018, I was studying psychology, and for my Bachelor’s degree, I…

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Added on: 09/08/2022
In the last three decades, protections for LGBT people’s rights have advanced rapidly in many countries and regions. However, rising populist authoritarianism poses a significant threat to…

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Added on: 08/31/2022
08/30/2022
On a Saturday in early July, I arrived at the Bucharest town hall to attend a very special event – my old friend Georgiana was getting married…

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Added on: 08/06/2022
08/05/2022
The Romanian Senate recently passed a bill that would classify the dissemination of LGBTQ-related information as “propaganda,” following the lead of Russia and Hungary and continuing a…

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Added on: 07/10/2022
7/9/22
Thousands of Romanians joined an LGBTQ pride march in Bucharest on Saturday ahead of planned legislation that could potentially endanger future parades and fuel discrimination. Parliament’s lower…

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Added on: 06/27/2022
BUCHAREST — Romania is considering a bill that would ban minors from being exposed to so-called “gay propaganda” in schools and in public life, despite warnings from…

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Added on: 06/18/2022
6/17/22
A cross-party group of MEPs have called on Romania to drop a proposed law comparable to Russia’s so-called “gay propaganda” ban. Romania is considering a bill that…

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Added on: 04/30/2022
4/29/22
Romanian human rights groups on Friday condemned a bill approved by the Senate which bans so-called gay propaganda in schools, saying it would legitimise discrimination against the…

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Added on: 03/04/2022
03/03/2022
Queer African people fleeing Ukraine are facing “intersecting violence”, campaigners have warned. More than one million people have fled Ukraine since Russia declared war. However, not all refugees are being treated…

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Added on: 09/02/2021
The last person jailed for being gay in Romania walked free in 1998. The country decriminalized homosexuality three years after that, in 2001, while reforming its laws…

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Added on: 08/22/2021
08/22/2021
The last person jailed for being gay in Romania walked free in 1998. The country decriminalized homosexuality three years after that, in 2001, while reforming its laws…

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Added on: 08/19/2021
08/17/2021
Many Romanians probably do not know what the letters LGBTQ stand for, and this is hardly surprising given that sexual orientation and gender identity have not played…

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Added on: 08/15/2021
Several thousand LGBT supporters took to the streets in the Romanian capital of Bucharest Saturday for a gay pride parade that resumed after a year’s pause due…

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Added on: 05/01/2021
A new study has shown that Romanians are increasingly more tolerant towards LGBTI rights – with 43 percent saying that they support a legal form of same-sex…

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Added on: 04/28/2021
04/28/2021
Discrimination against lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people costs Eastern European countries almost 2% a year in economic growth, a coalition of dozens of global companies promoting…

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Added on: 03/11/2021
03/09/2021
In June 2018, the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) issued a landmark judgement, recognising that same-sex spouses are also spouses under EU freedom of…

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Added on: 03/05/2021
03/03/2021
Calls have been made to ensure nurses across Europe are trained to be “compassionate and culturally aware” towards lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT+) people, after new…

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Added on: 02/17/2021
02/16/2021
LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – Homophobic language and hate speech against transgender people are on the increase among European politicians, an advocacy group said on Tuesday as…

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Added on: 01/20/2021
Europe’s top rights court held Tuesday that Romania violated the human rights of two transgender men by requiring sex reassignment surgery before recognizing their gender identity. The…

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Added on: 12/17/2020
BUCHAREST (Reuters) – Romania’s Constitutional Court overturned on Wednesday a blanket ban on gender identity studies voted through by lawmakers and which rights groups and universities said…