Spain

Global News

Added on: 11/06/2021
11/5/21
Spain has extended the availability of free IVF treatment to single women and the LGBT+ community. Health minister Carolina Darias signed an order on Friday granting more…

Global News

Added on: 10/12/2021
10/11/2021
A family and an LGBT collective in south-east Spain are demanding answers and an apology after a 19-year-old lesbian woman who visited a gynaecologist over a menstrual…

Global News

Added on: 10/08/2021
10/08/2021
A family and an LGBT collective in south-east Spain are demanding answers and an apology after a 19-year-old gay woman who visited a gynaecologist over a menstrual…

Global News

Added on: 09/23/2021
09/22/2021
Taking place inside a cool, concrete extension of the San Telmo Museum, a dedicated Basque cultural hub, the challenges facing LGBTQI+ cinema in Latin America was the…

Global News

Added on: 09/22/2021
09/20/2021
The Madrid prosecutor’s office opened an investigation on Monday after a crowd of about 200 people sporting Nazi paraphernalia marched in the Spanish capital’s gay-friendly neighbourhood of…

Global News

Added on: 09/12/2021
9/12/21
Hundreds of people gathered in central Madrid on Saturday to call for better protection for LGBT rights after a series of homophobic attacks that have shocked Spain…

Global News

Added on: 09/11/2021
More than four decades after Spain lifted laws that made homosexuality illegal and 16 years after becoming a pioneer in the introduction of same-sex marriage, a surge…

Global News

Added on: 09/09/2021
09/07/2021
Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez will chair on Friday an urgent meeting of Spain’s commission against hate crimes amid an uproar over a suspected homophobic assault on a…

Global News

Added on: 09/09/2021
Spain’s government has warned about a rise in hate crimes by radical groups after a brutal assault on a gay man by hooded men who carved the…

Global News

Added on: 07/13/2021
07/12/2021
Just before Samuel Luiz was brutally beaten to death on July 3, he and his friend Lina made a video call to Vanessa González. The time was…

Global News

Added on: 07/12/2021
MADRID (AFP) – People took to the streets of cities across Spain again on Sunday (July 11) to demand justice after a young gay man was beaten…

Global News

Added on: 07/09/2021
07/08/2021
MADRID, July 8 (Reuters) – Spanish police said on Thursday it detained a fourth suspect over the killing of Samuel Luiz, who was beaten to death in…

Global News

Added on: 07/06/2021
07/05/2021
BARCELONA, July 5 (Reuters) – People took to the streets of Spain’s biggest cities on Monday evening to express their anger at the death of a man…

Global News

Added on: 07/01/2021
The Spanish Cabinet on Tuesday passed a draft bill on LGBTQ rights that will seek parliamentary approval to allow transgender people over 16 to freely change their…

Global News

Added on: 05/31/2021
05/30/2021
The Observatory Against Homophobia (OCH) said five gay men had been injured in three separate attacks. In the most serious incident, a man needed facial surgery after…

Global News

Added on: 04/25/2021
For months, government ministers spewed vicious rhetoric about gay people. Trucks blasted anti-gay hate messages from loudspeakers on the streets of Poland’s cities. Finally fed up with…

Global News

Added on: 04/11/2021
4/10/21
An LGBT+ centre in Madrid has been vandalised with homophobic and transphobic graffiti as tensions rise over a new “trans law” in Spain. Prime minister Pedro Sánchez’s…

Global News

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…

Global News

Added on: 02/28/2021
It’s impossible to evaluate what the year 2020 looked like from the perspective of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people’s rights without recognizing how Covid-19 put a…

Global News

Added on: 02/10/2021
02/09/2021
LONDON, Feb 9 (Openly) – A baby left without a nationality after she was born in Spain to a same-sex couple from Bulgaria and Gibraltar is at…

Global News

Added on: 02/09/2021
02/08/2021
Spain’s Equality Ministry has drafted a law which would allow transgender people to change their gender identity. On Wednesday (3 February) the Spanish Equality Ministry introduced a…

Global News

Added on: 01/29/2021
A minister in Spain’s left-wing coalition government was at the centre of a row after suggesting that gay and transsexual people face homophobia from working class people….

Global News

Added on: 02/16/2020
02/16/2020
As Israel Folau made a try-scoring debut for his new club Catalan Dragons on Saturday, a man watching from the stands was told to remove a rainbow…

Global News

Added on: 02/08/2020
02/07/2020
Spain’s ultra-conservative Vox party has filed a criminal complaint in a Spanish court against Twitter, alleging the social media company violated its basic rights by blocking it…

Global News

Added on: 02/03/2020
02/01/2020
If a fair few of the 300,000 Britons who live in Spain woke with pounding heads on Saturday morning, many could at least console themselves with the…

Global News

Added on: 01/29/2020
01/28/2020
Australian rugby player Israel Folau has been signed by the Catalan Dragons, a Super League rugby team, for a 12-month contract. The 30-year-old dual-code international was dropped…

Global News

Added on: 09/14/2019
A surge in “chemsex” parties, where some people spend days getting high on drugs and having sex with scores of partners, is refuelling epidemics of HIV among…

Global News

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,…

Global News

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…

Global News

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…