Pro-LGBT+ central Tallinn protest passes off largely peaceably

 | 
10/18/2020

Around 300 people gathered in Tallinn’s Vadaduse väljak (Freedom Square) Sunday in protest against a planned referendum on defining marriage within the constitution as being between one man and one woman. The protest came in the wake of remarks about LGBT+ people by interior minister Mart Helme (EKRE) appearing in the international media Friday. The protest, titled “Everyone has the right to marry” (“Kõigi õigus abielule”) and whose supporters also called for the legalization of gender-neutral marriage, passed off largely peaceably, with one reported incident leading to a minor injury and an individual being detained by Police and Border Guard Board (PPA) personnel. A similar demonstration in Tartu at the beginning of the month saw about 150 protesters supporting the same changes.

Regions: ,

Share this:

Latest Global News

Added on: 02/28/2024
02/28/2024
On February 8, 2024, the Ukrainian Orthodox Church – Kyiv Patriarchate awarded soldier Viktor Pylypenko a medal for his war service. But then, someone …
Added on: 02/28/2024
02/27/2024
In a harrowing series of events that shook Christchurch, five youths have been sentenced for their roles in unprovoked attacks on gay men, including …
Added on: 02/28/2024
02/27/2024
Students walked out Monday at Owasso High School in Oklahoma to protest bullying against LGBTQ+ students, and show solidarity with the local queer community …

Explore LGBTQ+ Issues

Other News from ,

Added on: 02/28/2024
On February 8, 2024, the Ukrainian Orthodox Church – Kyiv Patriarchate awarded soldier Viktor Pylypenko a medal for his war service. But then, someone …
Added on: 02/28/2024
In a letter to the senior judiciary, Victoria McCloud, a High Court master, wrote that she is resigning because “I am now political every …
Added on: 02/27/2024
A queer bar in the Siberian city of Krasnoyarsk has announced that it will close following a police raid over the weekend, local media …