Everything You Need To Know About LGBTQ Rights In France
In France, things are changing for the LGBTQ community. The purpose of this article is to provide an overview of the progress that has been made in France in terms of LGBTQ rights. It also discusses the steps still needed for further improvement.
LGBTQ Rights In Europe
The European Union is mobilizing to advance the rights of LGBTQ people in Europe. After years of watching but not really acting, the EU under a woman's presidency is sanctioning policies against the LGBTQ community.
Lithuanian Parliament Rejects Civil Union Bill For LGBTQ Couples
Lithuania is a country where neither equal marriage nor civil unions are open to same-sex couples. As a result, a bill called the “Partnership Law” was introduced in parliament to open civil unions to same-sex couples.
Legalization of Marriage Equality Looks Difficult in the Czech Republic
Since 2006, only civil unions have been open to same-sex couples in the Czech Republic. Thus, a bill was recently introduced in the House to legalize marriage equality in the country.
Krasnik Suffers Consequences Of The “Free Of LGBTQ” Resolution
I’ve been telling you a lot lately about what’s happening in Poland, about the anti-LGBTQ stances, about the so-called “free of LGBTQ” zones, about the sanctions taken by the European Union, and about the so-called “LGBTQ Freedom Zone”, but today I’d like to show you the concrete consequences of the resolution of the so-called “LGBTQ-free zones” because you’d think that nothing would happen to those municipalities who signed this resolution.
Well, think again, it hits home, and it hurts, as the mayor of Krasnik, Wojciech Wilk, found out.
Towards A Referendum On Equal Marriage In Switzerland
Switzerland legalized marriage equality last December, becoming the 29th country in the world to open marriage to same-sex couples. But in Switzerland, a law can be overturned by referendum, even legislators have just approved the law.
European Parliament Declares EU An “LGBTIQ Freedom Zone”
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France: Senate Rejects Opening Insemination To All Women
French senators had to consider the revision of the bioethics law and its amendment opening insemination to all women, whether they are single and straight or LGBTQ.
Queer MP Makes Motion To Ban “Conversion Therapies” In The Netherlands
Vera Bergkamp, the former president of the Dutch LGBTQ rights organization, COC Netherland, who became a member of the Democrats 66 (D66) elected in the House of Representatives in 2012, introduced a motion to ban “conversion therapies” in the country.
Romania's Supreme Court Overturns The Ban On Gender Identity Studies
The Constitutional Court of Romania canceled the ban on gender identity studies, to everyone’s surprise, considering it unconstitutional.