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Switzerland approved marriage equality.

Before the holidays, we had seen that the law to legalize marriage equality in Switzerland seemed unstoppable and this has been confirmed.

France could ban "conversion therapy" soon.

A breakthrough in LGBTQ protections could take place in France.

Open letter calls on Scotland to address transphobia in politics.

An open letter from over 700 people, political leaders and personalities (actors, journalists), explicitly calls for actions to be taken to fight transphobia within political parties.

Hungary to pass new anti-LGBTQ laws.

Hungary could toughen its laws against the LGBTQ community.

The strategy of the European Commission to protect LGBTQ people.

We now know a little more about the plan in favor of LGBTQ rights that the European Commission wants to put in place.

New poll shows 82% of Swiss support marriage equality.

A new poll shows an overwhelming majority of voters supports the legalization of marriage equality in Switzerland.

Irish town Fermoy breaks twinning with Polish city Nowa Deba.

Fermoy in Ireland has finally made its decision regarding the future of its twinning with a Polish town that had taken a stand against LGBTQ people.

Wednesday, 21 October 2020 02:17

Paris Doubles Subsidies For LGBTQ Associations

LGBTQ associations in Paris, France.

Good news for LGBTQ associations in Paris, France, as Mayor Anne Hidalgo will double their annual grants.

Ursula Von Der Leyen Backs Up LGBTQ Rights.

Last year, the fashion in Poland was for “LGBTQ-free zones”.

Each of the 100 Polish municipalities that joined this hate movement passed an anti-LGBTQ resolution and carefully placed an “LGBTQ-Free Zone” sign at the entrance of their cities.

Since then, the European Union (EU) has been hitting in their wallet.

Six of these municipalities have been sanctioned for their anti-LGBTQ stance thanks to the work of Helena Dalli, the European Commissioner for Equality, who has been instrumental in the EU’s decision-making.

Dalli had affirmed that “EU values and fundamental rights must be respected by member states and public authorities.”

When I covered these unprecedented EU sanctions, I wondered whether they would continue and whether other sanctions would emerge.

Well, today, here’s the beginning of an answer.

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