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polish presidential candidates clash lgbtq rights

The Polish presidential election sees two candidates with opposing views on LGBTQ rights.

2020 lgbtq friendly european countries

For the 11th year, ILGA-Europe releases its report on the progress and decline of LGBTQ rights in European countries with a rainbow map ranking them from most to least LGBTQ-friendly.

In which countries have the rights of our community continued to advance and where have they regressed? ILGA’s study is an opportunity to find out.

debates on marriage equality in switzerland

In Switzerland, LGBTQ couples would like to enjoy the same benefits as straight couples, benefits to which they don’t lay claim to as equal marriage isn’t legal and same-sex partnerships, which were legalized in January 2007, don’t provide complete equality of rights.

anti lgbtq hate rise france

Terrible news from France... We might have thought that the record for LGBT hatred had been broken in 2018, but the Ministry of the Interior released a report showing that nothing has changed in 2019. It was even worse.

bosnia and herzegovina first step recognition same sex unions shutterstock 568706347

The Government of Bosnia and Herzegovina is taking a step towards recognizing and opening marriage to same-sex couples.

uk charity lgbtq youth coming out covid 19

British charities are asking young LGBTQ people to stay in the closet during the COVID-19 pandemic to protect them.

fermoy twinning poland city

Fermoy in Ireland may suspend its twinning with a Polish town after a major disagreement over LGBTQ people’s rights.

uk lgbtq people

A new survey conducted in the United Kingdom reveals that there is a substantial rise in the number of people identifying as lesbian, gay or bisexual (+ 2.2 percent in one year).

vladimir putin marriage equality

Russian President Vladimir Putin has stated in a recent interview his intention to prohibit marriage equality in the Russian constitution with an amendment.

saint jean de braye twinning tuchow

The French town of Saint-Jean-de-Braye located in the Centre-Val de Loire region had been twinned with the town of Tuchow in south-eastern Poland for 25 years.

The French municipality recently broke this twinning because of their disagreement over the LGBTQ community.

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