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.
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.
Russia is anti-LGBTQ as you know. The anti-LGBTQ “propaganda” law adopted in 2013 prevents any public existence of our community without fear of arrests and there is increasing violence against LGBTQ+ people.
President Vladimir Putin recently held a press conference, as there may soon be changed in the Russian constitution. They mentioned LGBTQ rights during this conference, and this is what they said:
In France, we are getting closer to the possibility for all women - including LGBTQ women - to have children through insemination.
Yulia Tsvetkova, Yelena Grigoryeva, and Yekaterina Lysikh are proud of being LGBTQ women. Recently, all three were victims of violence, and one of them did not recover from it.
With Northern Ireland finally legalizing marriage equality, which will come into force in January 2020, there was only one tiny British territory, the isle of Sark, which had not legalized marriage for same-sex couples yet.
It is true that Ukraine has not legalized marriage equality, nor same-sex civil unions, and that there is no recognition for LGBTQ couples. But despite the persecution of LGBTQ people in the country, Pride Marches are getting better and better every year.
Something incredible happened in Northern Ireland this summer. The British Parliament voted to allow LGBT couples to marry.
It’s horrible to know that 1,000 young people in Germany are forced to undergo “conversion therapy” every year. It’s disgusting to imagine what they have to endure. Nevertheless, things may want to improve because Health Minister Jens Spahn has introduced a bill to ban “conversion therapies” aimed at “changing” the sexual orientation or gender identity of a person.
With the upcoming elections in the United Kingdom, we are entitled to ask ourselves whether LGBTQ rights will play an important role in these elections? I’m afraid we’re a little disappointed. Brexit and climate, equally important issues for the British, should play a major role.
A study in the United Kingdom has shown that the number of same-sex couples in three years has increased by over 50 percent.
If you're looking for a vacation destination that is both picturesque and LGBTQ+ friendly, Greece is not the place for you. The aim of this article is to provide a comprehensive overview of the current situation of LGBTQ+ rights in Greece.
LGBTQ+ people in Denmark enjoy some of the most comprehensive rights and protections in the world.The purpose of this article is to provide information about LGBTQ rights in Denmark.
LGBTQ+ people in Kosovo still face significant adverse effects and obstacles to living their lives freely. The purpose of this article is to provide an overview of LGBTQ rights in Kosovo, which are currently on a journey towards more acceptance and civil recognition.
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.