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College might once have offered an escape for vulnerable students - Covid-19 has changed that
on 09/08/2020 at 20:00
With lectures moving largely online, students with a tough home life may find themselves with few good options.
Polish police clash with demonstrators protesting against LGBT activist's arrest
on 08/08/2020 at 14:11
Warsaw police said that 48 people were arrested.
Mary McAleese condemns Catholic Church for 'intrinsically evil' teachings on homosexuality
on 30/06/2020 at 05:00
The former Irish president warned of the damaging impact the church is having on Ireland younger LGBT community.
US Supreme Court rules law protects LGBT workers from discrimination
on 15/06/2020 at 19:01
The court voted that Title VII, that bars job discrimination because of sex, encompasses bias against LGBT workers.
'We had bottles thrown at us, a woman spit on us': Six in 10 LGBT people avoid holding hands in public
on 14/05/2020 at 05:00
Three in 10 people avoid certain locations for fear of being assaulted, according to a new survey.
Trans people with gender-aligned passports and birth certificates less likely to feel suicidal, new research finds
on 17/03/2020 at 06:05
More than 22,000 trans men and women were surveyed for the study.
'The most important thing is to talk about it': Trans couple open up in intimate new documentary
on 26/02/2020 at 06:10
Victoria and Max are a trans couple who are hoping that speaking about their experiences will help others in a similar position.
'A historic day': Switzerland votes to back new anti-homophobia law
on 09/02/2020 at 13:11
Critics who believe the law will end up censoring free speech had forced a referendum on the issue.
Phillip Schofield: 'I have been coming to terms with the fact that I am gay'
on 07/02/2020 at 10:40
Schofield made the announcement in a statement posted on his Instagram account.
'If someone goes under, call 999': Addiction expert warns about GHB after more overdoses
on 25/01/2020 at 07:30
The drug has been making headlines after more overdoses last weekend and a high-profile rape case.
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Greek Bishop Amvrosios Found Guilty of Homophobia and Hatred
by Nick Kampouris on 28/01/2019 at 18:01
Amvrosios, the Greek-Orthodox bishop of Kalavryta, was found guilty of abuse of ecclesiastical office and incitement to hatred by a court in Aigio on Monday. The northern Peloponnese bishop had advised people to spit on gays in 2015, saying ”do not go near them! Do not listen to them! Do not trust them! They are the
Cohabitation Agreement For LGBT Couples Constitutional, Greece’s Council of State Says
by Nick Kampouris on 05/10/2018 at 16:18
Greece’s Council of State announced that it has ruled as constitutional and in line with European law legislation the law that extends the cohabitation agreement to gay couples as well. It rejected as unjustified a call from some church leaders to ban the law. The court said that the private life of people, including their
The First Civil Partnership in Greece Takes Place in Volos (Photos)
by Nick Kampouris on 10/09/2018 at 19:04
Nathan and Chris have traveled many times in Greece and they fell in love with the country and its countless beauties. They are also in love with each other. So they decided to get married in Greece’s Volos, the sea-side port city of Thessaly in Central Greece, with its magnificent beaches and the amazing Pelion mountain;
LGBT Community Pens Open Letter to the Orthodox Church
by Mary Harris on 24/06/2016 at 18:29
Your All-Holiness, Holinesses, Beatitudes, Eminences and Graces, dear Fathers, brothers and sisters, dear delegates of the Holy and Great Council, The European Forum of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Christian Groups, an ecumenical association of more than 40 groups from across Europe, representing approximately 6,000 lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) Christians, would like
Greek Church Prays for LGBT Abnormality, Ahead of Thessaloniki Pride
by Mary Harris on 24/06/2016 at 18:10
Members of the Greek Orthodox Church held an all-night prayer vigil on Thursday, ahead of the Thessaloniki Pride Festival due to take place at the capital of Macedonia from June 24-25. The festival has been denounced by church members as a “festival of abnormality and dishonor.” Church spokesman Father Stephanos said that the vigil is
Bishop Lashes Against LGBT Community After Crucifixion Advertising Gay Pride
by Mary Harris on 10/06/2016 at 20:19
Bishop Amvrosios of Kalavryta is clearly not pleased with the creation of a poster advertising Gay Pride Thessaloniki depicting the Crucifixion with hearts bearing the message “no hate.” Outraged, the bishop referred to the poster advertising Gay Pride for June 24-25 as “provocation.” He wrote: “Devotees and followers of rough intimate rapport, known as Gays,
Eight Same-Sex Couples Enter Civil Partnership in Cyprus
by Evgenia Choros on 19/04/2016 at 13:34
Sixteen couples have entered into a civil partnership agreement since last December when the relevant law passed by Cyprus’ Parliament came into force. Eight of them were same-sex couples. A workshop organized on Monday in Nicosia showed that despite significant progress in the legislative framework of Cyprus, much remains to be done for the social
Thessaloniki Hoteliers Looking to Lure LGBT Travelers to Boost Tourism
by Ioanna Zikakou on 15/10/2015 at 10:29
The hoteliers of Greece’s second largest city, Thessaloniki, are looking to promote their town as an LGBT-friendly (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender) tourist destination as part of their aim to attract visitors from specialized market segments, their union said on Wednesday. Thessaloniki Hotels Association (THA) hosted jointly with specialized online travel platform Destsetters a one-day
Greek Politicians and Artists Attend Athens Pride
by Ioanna Zikakou on 14/06/2015 at 15:21
The 11th annual Athens Pride took place in downtown Athens on Saturday, June 13. This year’s event used the slogan “Take a Stand,” demanding equal rights for the LGBT community. Greek artists such as Polina, Demy, Melisses, Marietta Fafouti and Afroditi Manou performed in Klafthmonos Square for the crowd gathered to support the cause. Naturally, the
Greece Ranks 21st on Rainbow Europe Map and Index
by Ioanna Zikakou on 14/05/2015 at 12:14
The recognition of LGBTI rights in Europe still poses a challenge to this day, since it appears that in several cases, states and societies have failed to respond adequately. ILGA- Europe in collaboration with Rainbow Index conducted a report and found that several European countries can be described as “unfriendly” toward the LGBTI community. They are far
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Planning a rainbow family in The Faroe Islands
by Isaac Würmann on 29/07/2020 at 10:45
While most of the world continues to grapple with questions of masks, hand sanitizer, and social distancing, Scott and Snorri Danielson are busy with questions of car seats, baby blankets, and parental leave. The Faroese couple are preparing to have a baby, and their excitement is palpable. “We just had the 3D scan,” Scott says.
“Inclusion starts with an attitude” – Ways to step up as an ally to non-binary people
by Viima Lampinen on 14/07/2020 at 16:50
OPINION Viima Lampinen on how to be respectful and supportive towards non-binary people. Hello everyone! To whom it may concern aka welcome my very short TED talk dear distinguished guests. Today is #InternationalNonBinaryDay. Today is a therefore great day to try to use more (non-binary) inclusive language. When you meet someone who is a parent,
Reykjavík’s Queer Bars Open Again
by Michael Ryan on 09/07/2020 at 11:50
Renovated Kiki Queer Bar and Gaukurinn Welcome Guests Again. Since the government-mandated closing of all bars in mid-March, many establishments have had their doors shuttered. When the gathering bans went into effect and social distancing became the new norm, bars and clubs were the first to close. After all, it is difficult to maintain the
Jono Duffy at a Crossroads in Life: “There’s a lot of things I’m questioning”
by Lucas Schndr on 08/07/2020 at 10:05
On July 8th & 11th at Tjarnarbíó come and laugh at Jono Duffy’s existential crisis in what might very well be his last comedy show (according to his currently depressed self): ‘I’m Tired’. Be reassured: that wouldn’t make you a terrible human being. In fact ‘you would be the best person in the world’, Jono
A trans woman on the cover of one of Iceland’s oldest magazines for the first time ever
by Friðrika Benónýsdóttir on 07/07/2020 at 07:50
For the first time in its 80 years history the Icelandic women’s magazine Vikan has put a trans woman on its cover as Snædís Yrja grazes the cover of the magazine’s latest issue, published this week. GayIceland got in touch with Vikan’s editor in chief, Steingerður Steinarsdóttir, to discuss the magazine and the cover story.
Stone Butch, but not Blue: Interview with a proud Truck Dyke
by Yaz Duncan on 03/07/2020 at 09:26
Kristín Jóhanns recently came out as a butch lesbian and explains to GayIceand what that means to her and the journey that she has been on with her identity. The butch/femme dichotomy (or dyke-chotomy, sorry not sorry) has long been pervasive within the culture of lesbians and queer women. However, ‘butch’ lesbians or those women
Kimi Tayler speaks out about sexual violence: “If you weren’t a lesbian I would rape you”
by Kimi Tayler on 23/06/2020 at 14:40
OPINION Sexually harassing or undermining your colleagues is not “just jokes” or “roasting”. It wouldn’t be acceptable in any other work place so why is it acceptable at comedy nights and clubs, asks comedian Kimi Tayler. So I get extremely anxious about sharing anything that isn’t promotional on social media these days..to be honest I
“You have nothing to fear from people like me” – An open letter to J.K. Rowling
by Ugla Stefanía Kristjönudóttir Jónsdóttir on 12/06/2020 at 09:30
Ugla Stefanía, a.k.a. Owl Fisher, writes an open letter to author J.K. Rowling. Dear Jo, I wanted to take this time to write to you about your comments and stance on transgender people. But before I get into that I wanted to show solidarity with you regarding the domestic abuse you have suffered. As a
A gay guide to swimming pools in Iceland
by Lucas Schndr on 08/06/2020 at 07:07
A new book from the editor of gay magazine Elska, that has brought us the stories of men from across the globe, in photos and writing. Imagine going on a winter trip around Iceland with a friend. Or better still: a gay friend, who happens to be a photographer and a writer. You have all
Challenges politicians to improve situation of queer people in Iceland
by Lucas Schndr on 24/05/2020 at 10:06
The ILGA-Europe Rainbow Map and Index 2020 has been published and Iceland moves up from last year, from 18th place to 14th. Each year since 2009, ILGA-Europe ranks 49 countries in Europe in regards to queer rights. While the latest report shows that, sadly, there has been no positive change in 49% of countries in
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LGL Submitted Alternative Report to the UN Human Rights Committee
by Eglė on 03/08/2020 at 10:00
In 2018 United Nations (UN) Human Rights Committee made recommendations CCPR/C/LTU/CO/4 to Lithuania to improve the situation of LGBTI people. Along with recommendations made to Belize, Bulgaria, Honduras, Mongolia and Sudan, these recommendations were considered by the Committee as urgent. In accordance to the official deadline and procedure, national LGBT rights organization LGL submitted an alternative report on The post LGL Submitted Alternative Report to the UN Human Rights Committee appeared first on LGL.
Swedish Expert on Bullying Led a Seminar for Volunteers of LGL‘s Emotional Support Platform
by Eglė on 02/07/2020 at 07:25
On 1st July, 2020 the National LGBT rights organization LGL together with the Swedish organization Friends organized an online seminar for volunteers of LGL‘s emotional support platform. During the seminar, Henrik Karlsson, Research and Development Manager at Friends, presented LGL‘s volunteers’ the best practices in dealing with bullying. Friends’ research and development manager Henrik Karlsson The post Swedish Expert on Bullying Led a Seminar for Volunteers of LGL‘s Emotional Support Platform appeared first on LGL.
LGL commemorated the Pride Month together with the Swedish Ambassador
by Eglė on 01/07/2020 at 07:53
National LGBT rights organization LGL commemorated Pride Month together with the champion of human rights H.E. Ambassador of Sweden Ms. Maria Christina Lundqvist who is going to finish her assignment in Lithuania soon after four intense and fruitful years. Swedish Embassy supported the Pride Voices Gala event which took place in June, 2019 which was The post LGL commemorated the Pride Month together with the Swedish Ambassador appeared first on LGL.
Christian Union Party Aims to Prohibit Legal Gender Recognition in Lithuania
by Eglė on 01/07/2020 at 07:31
Already being among some of the most vulnerable groups, transgender community in Lithuania faces yet another threat: recently established Christian party, openly inspired by the current developments in Hungary, declared its intent to prohibit legal gender recognition procedures (LGR). Although more than 12 years has passed since the landmark ECtHR ruling in L. vs. Lithuania The post Christian Union Party Aims to Prohibit Legal Gender Recognition in Lithuania appeared first on LGL.
Lithuanian TV Show “Colours” Presented with the National Equality and Diversity Award
by Eglė on 01/07/2020 at 07:17
On 4th June, 2020 Lithuanian TV show “Colours” (Lith. Spalvos) and its creator Elena Reimerytė was presented with a National Equality and Diversity Award in the award category Rainbow Award. The project was recognized for documentary, which boldly talks about LGBTI topics and raises questions about the heteronormative world. The TV show is available to The post Lithuanian TV Show “Colours” Presented with the National Equality and Diversity Award appeared first on LGL.
LGL Celebrated IDAHOT with a Social Media Campaign
by Eglė on 21/05/2020 at 08:32
This year due to global COVID-19 pandemic, the National LGBT rights organization LGL implemented a social media campaign to celebrate the International Day against Homophobia and Transphobia (IDAHOT) online. From 7 to 17 May, 2020 LGL posted visuals including messages dedicated to the 10th anniversary of the Baltic Pride in Vilnius and IDAHOT on Facebook, The post LGL Celebrated IDAHOT with a Social Media Campaign appeared first on LGL.
ROMEO Releases International Survey Results of 75,000 Gay Men’s COVID-19 Outlook
by Eglė on 18/05/2020 at 08:48
ROMEO dating platform has conducted and analyzed an international survey to study the personal, economic, and societal effects of the global pandemic on LGBT+ life. In an effort to better understand the unprecedented, global impact of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) on gay, bi men and trans people, ROMEO (PlanetRomeo) have released the results from its The post ROMEO Releases International Survey Results of 75,000 Gay Men’s COVID-19 Outlook appeared first on LGL.
Embassies in Vilnius Raised the Rainbow Flag in Honour of IDAHOT
by Eglė on 17/05/2020 at 09:01
On the 17th of May, 2020 LGBT-friendly embassies in Vilnius raised the rainbow flag to honour the International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia and biphobia (IDAHOT) and to show their support for the local LGBT community. The rainbow flag decorated the embassies of the United States, Sweden, Germany, Finland, United Kingdom, the Netherlands, France, Denmark and The post Embassies in Vilnius Raised the Rainbow Flag in Honour of IDAHOT appeared first on LGL.
EU LGBTI Survey: LGBTI Human Rights Situation in Lithuania Remains Poor
by Eglė on 15/05/2020 at 10:06
On 14th of May, 2020 the EU Agency for Fundamental Rights (FRA) released its LGBTI survey findings – the world’s biggest survey of its kind with 140 000 respondents. Survey results revealed an alarming situation in Lithuania: Lithuanian respondents admitted always (14 %) or almost always (20 %) feeling downhearted or depressed. Moreover, 55 % The post EU LGBTI Survey: LGBTI Human Rights Situation in Lithuania Remains Poor appeared first on LGL.
Rainbow Europe 2020 Map: LGBTI Rights Situation in Lithuania Remains Stagnant
by Eglė on 14/05/2020 at 08:00
Eleventh ILGA-Europe Rainbow Map revealed that in almost half of the European states, including Lithuania, there was no positive change in the field of LGBTI Human rights compared to the 2019 results. Evelyne Paradis, Executive Director of ILGA Europe, stated: “Amidst the public health emergency and economic turmoil we are facing, there is a crisis The post Rainbow Europe 2020 Map: LGBTI Rights Situation in Lithuania Remains Stagnant appeared first on LGL.
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Priti Patel becomes an unlikely bottom rights advocate with plan to fully decriminalise the sale of poppers
by Nick Duffy on 12/08/2020 at 19:26
The UK’s notoriously anti-LGBT home secretary Priti Patel is planning to fully decriminalise the sale of poppers. Not usually known for liberal stances on anything, Patel confirmed on Wednesday that she is “minded” to explicitly exempt poppers from laws banning former ‘legal highs’. Alkyl nitrites, popularly known as poppers, are sold in the UK as … Continued The post Priti Patel becomes an unlikely bottom rights advocate with plan to fully decriminalise the sale of poppers appeared first on PinkNews - Gay news, reviews and comment from the world's most read lesbian, gay, bisexual, and trans news service.
Pose star Dominique Jackson and trans icon Munroe Bergdorf lead star-studded UK Black Pride line-up
by Nick Duffy on 12/08/2020 at 18:35
Pose star Dominique Jackson and transgender model and activist Munroe Bergdorf head up the line-up for the digital UK Black Pride festival. Like many Pride events, the physical UK Black Pride gathering was cancelled in 2020 due to coronavirus, but organisers have put their all into creating a day-long celebration of Black queer experiences. The … Continued The post Pose star Dominique Jackson and trans icon Munroe Bergdorf lead star-studded UK Black Pride line-up appeared first on PinkNews - Gay news, reviews and comment from the world's most read lesbian, gay, bisexual, and trans news service.
Marvelous Mrs Maisel scene-stealer Alex Borstein hints Susie could be pansexual: ‘I think she falls in love with minds’
by Lily Wakefield on 12/08/2020 at 17:27
Alex Borstein, who plays Susie Meyerson in The Marvelous Mrs Maisel, has opened up about whether she sees Susie as gay. Borstein is a three-time Emmy winner, taking home one award for being the voice of Lois in Family Guy and two for her portrayal of Susie, who becomes Midge’s manager when she decides to pursue … Continued The post Marvelous Mrs Maisel scene-stealer Alex Borstein hints Susie could be pansexual: ‘I think she falls in love with minds’ appeared first on PinkNews - Gay news, reviews and comment from the world's most read lesbian, gay, bisexual, and trans news service.
Australian former opposition leader proposes vile anti-trans law banning school children from learning trans people exist
by Nick Duffy on 12/08/2020 at 17:12
Former Australian opposition leader Mark Latham has submitted a bill to ban the “promotion of gender fluidity” in schools, in a measure chillingly reminiscent of the UK’s Section 28. The former leader of Australia’s centre-left Labor Party, who now leads the far-right One Nation Party in New South Wales, has submitted a bill to the … Continued The post Australian former opposition leader proposes vile anti-trans law banning school children from learning trans people exist appeared first on PinkNews - Gay news, reviews and comment from the world's most read lesbian, gay, bisexual, and trans news service.
Black trans woman found dead in the street and cremated without autopsy. Four months on, police are finally investigating
by Lily Wakefield on 12/08/2020 at 16:44
Police are finally investigating the death of a Black trans woman who was found dead in the street more than four months ago with horrifying injuries and cremated without an autopsy. Chef Ashley Moore was just 26 years old when she was found dead outside the YMCA in Newark, New Jersey, just after 4 am … Continued The post Black trans woman found dead in the street and cremated without autopsy. Four months on, police are finally investigating appeared first on PinkNews - Gay news, reviews and comment from the world's most read lesbian, gay, bisexual, and trans news service.
Kamala Harris’ new chief of staff is proud Black lesbian and trailblazing political heavyweight Karine Jean-Pierre
by Patrick Kelleher on 12/08/2020 at 16:31
Kamala Harris’ chief of staff has been named as Karine Jean-Pierre, a proud Black lesbian and political heavyweight. Jean-Pierre is a Haitian-American political campaigner, activist and lecturer who has worked on presidential campaigns for John Edwards, Martin O’Malley and former US president Barack Obama. The political powerhouse was announced as the chief of staff to … Continued The post Kamala Harris’ new chief of staff is proud Black lesbian and trailblazing political heavyweight Karine Jean-Pierre appeared first on PinkNews - Gay news, reviews and comment from the world's most read lesbian, gay, bisexual, and trans news service.
Kamala Harris describes her incredible fight for marriage equality that changed LGBT+ history in America forever
by Nick Duffy on 12/08/2020 at 16:10
Kamala Harris, the newly-announced Democratic vice presidential candidate, has a proud and distinguished record when it comes to the issue of marriage equality. Harris became one of the first elected officials anywhere in the US to marry same-sex couples in 2004 while serving as district attorney of San Francisco, and as California attorney general played … Continued The post Kamala Harris describes her incredible fight for marriage equality that changed LGBT+ history in America forever appeared first on PinkNews - Gay news, reviews and comment from the world's most read lesbian, gay, bisexual, and trans news service.
Gay couple beaten and their home trashed by ‘incredibly violent’ homophobic youth gang, just for existing
by Patrick Kelleher on 12/08/2020 at 15:46
A gay couple in Montpellier, France were beaten and had their home pillaged by a gang of youths in “a scene of incredible violence”. The incident occurred when two teenagers saw a gay couple smoking cigarettes from their window. They approached the men and asked them: “Are you queer?” according to local media reports. When … Continued The post Gay couple beaten and their home trashed by ‘incredibly violent’ homophobic youth gang, just for existing appeared first on PinkNews - Gay news, reviews and comment from the world's most read lesbian, gay, bisexual, and trans news service.
Lesbian asylum seeker left with horrific second degree burns after homophobic boiling water attack in refuge centre
by Patrick Kelleher on 12/08/2020 at 15:26
A Nigerian lesbian ended up in hospital with first and second degree burns after she and her girlfriend were assaulted in a horrific homophobic attack in an asylum centre. The victim, Happy, was attacked with boiling water during an altercation in Prinsenbosch asylum centre in Gilze en Rijen in the Netherlands. The incident occurred when … Continued The post Lesbian asylum seeker left with horrific second degree burns after homophobic boiling water attack in refuge centre appeared first on PinkNews - Gay news, reviews and comment from the world's most read lesbian, gay, bisexual, and trans news service.
University president ‘shocked’ by accusation he drugged a man he met on Grindr with GHB for group sex
by Lily Wakefield on 12/08/2020 at 15:19
A university president has categorically denied accusations he drugged a man who says he met him on Grindr and claims his life was later threatened. Dr Kevin Rome Sr was placed on leave by Fisk University in Nashville, Tennessee, after a restraining order was filed and granted against him by his alleged victim. He has … Continued The post University president ‘shocked’ by accusation he drugged a man he met on Grindr with GHB for group sex appeared first on PinkNews - Gay news, reviews and comment from the world's most read lesbian, gay, bisexual, and trans news service.
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Polonia, manganellati i manifestanti per i diritti Lgbt: arrestato un italiano. Marrazzo: “È il Paese che sognano Meloni e Salvini”
by F. Q. on 09/08/2020 at 10:26
Il sottosegretario agli Esteri, Ivan Scalfarotto, ha detto di avere sentito l'ambasciatore in Polonia. Venerdì sera in migliaia in piazza per protestare contro gli arresti di alcuni attivisti. Il portavoce del Gay Center posta un video degli scontri e attacca i leader della destra L'articolo Polonia, manganellati i manifestanti per i diritti Lgbt: arrestato un italiano. Marrazzo: “È il Paese che sognano Meloni e Salvini” proviene da Il Fatto Quotidiano.
Omofobi, ce ne sono almeno sette tipi diversi. Se siete tra loro, potete smetterla: credo in voi!
by Wake Up Italia - London on 04/08/2020 at 16:10
di Margherita Cavallaro Arriviamo subito al dunque: perché non ho ancora scritto niente sulla proposta di legge sull’omotransfobia, né su tutti gli episodi di omotransfobia che ironicamente si sono susseguiti nelle ultime settimane? Forse perché ero in Toscana con una connessione internet che avrebbe provato invidia per un modem 56k? Anche… ma la versione ufficiale L'articolo Omofobi, ce ne sono almeno sette tipi diversi. Se siete tra loro, potete smetterla: credo in voi! proviene da Il Fatto Quotidiano.
Omofobia, il disegno di legge Zan avanza ma io sento di nuovo l’odore della dignità negata
by Dario Accolla on 29/07/2020 at 10:24
Forse la comunità arcobaleno anagraficamente più giovane non ricorda. Forse quella più distratta ha già dimenticato. Parlo dei DiCo: uno dei primi atti di nascita del futuro Partito democratico. Provvedimento nato dalla mente di Rosy Bindi, in tandem con Barbara Pollastrini, Ds. Le due anime riformiste del paese, cattolicesimo sociale e socialdemocrazia, producevano uno sforzo L'articolo Omofobia, il disegno di legge Zan avanza ma io sento di nuovo l’odore della dignità negata proviene da Il Fatto Quotidiano.
Legge contro l’omofobia, Comunità di vita cristiana: “Nessun rischio per le libertà. Ci dissociamo da chi strumentalizza il Vangelo”
by Francesco Antonio Grana on 09/07/2020 at 06:09
La Comunità vicina ai gesuiti si schiera nel dibattito sul testo unico che vuole punire le discriminazioni "di genere, orientamento sessuale e identità di genere". Un mese fa il numero due della Cei aveva definito la legge "inopportuna" L'articolo Legge contro l’omofobia, Comunità di vita cristiana: “Nessun rischio per le libertà. Ci dissociamo da chi strumentalizza il Vangelo” proviene da Il Fatto Quotidiano.
Genova, il maggior ostacolo per le famiglie arcobaleno è lo stigma imbarazzante
by Eliana Cocca on 08/07/2020 at 16:51
“Mentre il consigliere leghista gioiva, noi a casa stavamo piangendo”. È il commento di una delle due mamme che proprio in questi giorni hanno ricevuto una sentenza inaspettata a Genova: il sindaco Marco Bucci, infatti, aveva presentato un ricorso contro la sentenza del Tribunale che nel 2018 aveva riconosciuto entrambe le donne come mamme di L'articolo Genova, il maggior ostacolo per le famiglie arcobaleno è lo stigma imbarazzante proviene da Il Fatto Quotidiano.
Platinette: “L’utero in affitto? Più violento degli stupratori, non è serio da parte di una coppia gay”
by F. Q. on 08/07/2020 at 08:06
Mauro Coruzzi è tornato a parlare di unioni civii e utero in affitto, chiarendo in un video pubblicato sui social il suo punto di vista su queste questioni, dopo che sui social erano scoppiate le polemiche per un'intervista che aveva rilasciato qualche giorno fa L'articolo Platinette: “L’utero in affitto? Più violento degli stupratori, non è serio da parte di una coppia gay” proviene da Il Fatto Quotidiano.
Omofobia, essere favorevoli alla legge significa stare dalla parte di chi abbraccia i propri figli
by Dario Accolla on 08/07/2020 at 07:25
Ridammi mio figlio. La frase suona dolorosa e cupa all’indirizzo di Rita. Dall’altra parte della porta un’altra donna. È straniera, parla un’altra lingua. Lei quel figlio che rivuole indietro lo ha perso per sempre. Ha saputo solo dopo la sua morte che era il compagno del figlio di Rita. Ho un ricordo confuso di questa L'articolo Omofobia, essere favorevoli alla legge significa stare dalla parte di chi abbraccia i propri figli proviene da Il Fatto Quotidiano.
L’omofobia ha una dimensione privata ma coinvolge tutti: in Italia è ancora ‘Caccia all’omo’
by Dario Accolla on 30/06/2020 at 16:42
La legge contro l’omotransfobia sarà presto discussa nelle sedi opportune. Vediamo cosa significa concretamente essere oggetto di discriminazione e violenza, a cominciare dal contesto domestico e familiare Ale è un ragazzo transgender. Nato con organi e cromosomi femminili, si percepisce uomo. È un FtM. Da “femmina” a maschio. E tutto è a posto, dirà qualcuno. L'articolo L’omofobia ha una dimensione privata ma coinvolge tutti: in Italia è ancora ‘Caccia all’omo’ proviene da Il Fatto Quotidiano.
Gay Pride, anche quest’anno non mancheranno i cortei. Nonostante il Covid
by Adele Fabrizi on 27/06/2020 at 08:22
Come ogni anno, giugno viene considerato il mese dedicato al Pride: parate e cortei caratterizzati da un’ondata di colori ed energia invadono le strade di tutta Italia e di tutto il mondo per rivendicare i diritti essenziali di chi lotta ogni giorno per essere accettato all’interno della società, e hanno come filo conduttore l’orgoglio di L'articolo Gay Pride, anche quest’anno non mancheranno i cortei. Nonostante il Covid proviene da Il Fatto Quotidiano.
Non distinguo più la realtà dai meme. E poi niente Pride: questo 2020 è un anno difficile
by Wake Up Italia - London on 25/06/2020 at 06:36
di Margherita Cavallaro E così abbiamo superato la metà del mese del Pride del 2020, anno in cui molti Pride non si faranno per coscienza civica verso i più vulnerabili. Anno in cui non riesco più a distinguere le notizie vere dai meme. Come biasimarmi quando Boris Johnson usa i briefing giornalieri in tempo di L'articolo Non distinguo più la realtà dai meme. E poi niente Pride: questo 2020 è un anno difficile proviene da Il Fatto Quotidiano.
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SÍRIA: Gays e trans são vítimas de tortura regular por militantes do ISIS e funcionários do governo
on 29/07/2020 at 10:25
A Human Rights Watch apresenta um relato brutal da vida das pessoas LGBT+ neste país assolado pela guerra
ÁUSTRIA: Emitida primeira certidão de nascimento intersexo após quatro anos de luta legal
on 19/07/2020 at 18:03
O país reconheceu às pessoas intersexo o direito de serem identificadas como tal oficialmente
EUA: Bispo anti-LGBT que prometeu manter a sua igreja aberta, a menos fosse preso morre com COVID-19
on 14/04/2020 at 19:30
O bispo anti-LGBT, Gerald Glenn, que prometeu continuar realizando os cultos da igreja, a menos que ele estivesse “na prisão ou no hospital”, morreu de coronavírus.
INDONÉSIA: Mulher trans queimada até à morte, após ter sido acusada de roubo
on 07/04/2020 at 21:26
Uma mulher trans de 42 anos chamada Mira foi queimada até a morte em Jacarta, por um grupo que a acusou de roubo.
ISRAEL: Ministro da Saúde, que disse que o COVID-19 é 'punição divina' pela homossexualidade, está infectado
on 07/04/2020 at 10:06
O ministro da Saúde de Israel, Yaakov Litzman, testou positivo para coronavírus, depois de ter ignorado distanciamento social para orar.
PANAMÁ: Pessoas Trans em risco devido a regras de quarentena baseadas em género
on 06/04/2020 at 22:00
A quarentena para conter o COVID-19 é baseada em género, o que tem trazido problemas graves à comunidade trans.
FRANÇA: Casal gay convidado a abandonar casa porque 'gays são os primeiros a serem contaminados' pelo Covid-19
on 31/03/2020 at 20:59
A alegação que os gays teriam maior risco não tem sustento na ciência e aconteceu num pacato bairro de Marselha
EUA: Faleceu homem gay com coronavírus depois de mega-festa de Miami, com 40 anos e sem problemas anteriores de saúde.
on 28/03/2020 at 19:13
O Winter Party Festival é uma festa LGBT+ anual de angariação de fundos LGBT em Miami, Flórida, e aconteceu de 4 a 10 de março, com mais de 10.000 participantes.
EUA: Universidade Cristã que é contra gays diz para abrirem as escolas mesmo com pandemia de coronavírus
on 26/03/2020 at 13:54
Uma universidade cristã que proíbe relacionamentos entre pessoas do mesmo sexo disse que o importante é ter os alunos de volta para a escola.
NIGÉRIA: Jornal alerta para 'perigo' de homossexuais 'viciados'
on 17/03/2020 at 09:55
O jornal The Sun na Nigéria, publicou um artigo de opinião sobre o perigo com os jovens que se envolvem mais na homossexualidade
gaykrant, Het grootste LHBT+ platform van NL
M’n ex: ‘Niets liever wilde ik van hem horen dan dat alles gelogen was’| Evert uit Maastricht
by diana on 12/08/2020 at 11:00
De man – ik noem hem ‘de man’ omdat ik het nog steeds niet kan verdragen zijn naam te noemen – was iets jonger dan ik. Dat is hij overigens nog steeds, als hij nog leeft, want daar ben ik niet zeker van. Eigenlijk weet ik niets meer zeker sinds hij op mijn verjaardag met.. Het bericht M’n ex: ‘Niets liever wilde ik van hem horen dan dat alles gelogen was’| Evert uit Maastricht verscheen eerst op gaykrant,.
Robin van Rijn | ProfieLHBT+
by Hans Prummel on 12/08/2020 at 10:41
Mijn naam is Robin van Rijn. Ik ben 26 jaar en geboren en opgegroeid in Cothen, klein dorpje in gemeente Wijk bij Duurstede. Ik ben afgestudeerd aan het CIOS in Arnhem en ben nu een begeleider op een BSO daarnaast doe ik nog af en toe vrijwilligerswerk bij mijn gemeente. 1) Wat zijn je belangrijkste.. Het bericht Robin van Rijn | ProfieLHBT+ verscheen eerst op gaykrant,.
Naima en Saïd
by diana on 11/08/2020 at 09:25
Schrijfster Naima El Bezaz is niet meer. Ik herinner me het moment dat ik haar ontmoette en sprak nog goed. Het was 1994. Het was in de Balie in Amsterdam. Daar werd de reeds gevestigde en gelauwerde Algerijnse schrijfster, cineaste en feministe Assia Djebar geïnterviewd die, net als El Bezaz later zou doen, al vaak.. Het bericht Naima en Saïd verscheen eerst op gaykrant,.
Elias van Mourik | ProfieLHBT+
by Hans Prummel on 08/08/2020 at 13:40
Elias van Mourik (21) werd geboren in Veenendaal, opgegroeid in Amerongen en al gauw verkast naar de grote steden waar hij momenteel in Utrecht woont. Hij doet de studie Social Work aan de Hogeschool van Utrecht. Naast zijn studie is hij activist, woordvoerder, zanger, beginnend instrumentalist en model. Hij heeft al ontzettend veel levenservaringen maar.. Het bericht Elias van Mourik | ProfieLHBT+ verscheen eerst op gaykrant,.
Floor Brands | Profiel LHTB+
by diana on 08/08/2020 at 10:52
Ik ben Floor Brands. Ik ben in 1979 geboren in Drenthe en woon nu in een klein dorpje vlak bij Groningen. Samen met mijn vrouw en mijn drie kinderen heb ik een onbezorgd, fijn leven met lieve mensen om me heen. Dat onbezorgde kregen wij vroeger ook altijd mee in de opdracht: word gelukkig! Deze.. Het bericht Floor Brands | Profiel LHTB+ verscheen eerst op gaykrant,.
Gast van de Exit
by Hans Prummel on 08/08/2020 at 08:10
Ik sta op het podium en jij staat op de vloer. We kijken naar elkaar en al snel sta jij ook in de rook op het podium. Naast mij. En je begint tegen me te praten. Vanaf dat moment heb ik al mijn vrienden in de steek gelaten. En dat zegt wat. Tekst: Matthijs van.. Het bericht Gast van de Exit verscheen eerst op gaykrant,.
Hier en daar een Pride
by diana on 07/08/2020 at 09:00
De Coronacrisis heeft er lelijk ingehakt in het Pride seizoen. Wat een feestelijke 25e Amsterdam Pride had moeten zijn, bleef beperkt tot een aantal kleinschalige evenementen – zelfs de Pride Walk Manifestatie op het Museumplein moest helaas worden afgelast. Nu hoort de Amsterdam Pride tot de vaste waarden van de hoofdstad, dus het komt zeker.. Het bericht Hier en daar een Pride verscheen eerst op gaykrant,.
Karel | Griekse toestanden #17
by diana on 07/08/2020 at 07:00
Johan reist door Griekenland en heeft een maand een baantje op Paros. Dimitris is hoer in Athene en verdient geld voor een nieuwe identiteit om weg te kunnen uit Griekenland. Voor me staat een mooie jongen. Even denk ik niet eens aan betaling, deze is gewoon aantrekkelijk. Hij kijkt me aan en zet een paar.. Het bericht Karel | Griekse toestanden #17 verscheen eerst op gaykrant,.
Met vlag en wimpel
by diana on 05/08/2020 at 22:35
Toen de helaas veel te vroeg overleden Surinaamse schrijver en journalist Anil Ramdas in een interview met het woord ‘allochtoon’ geconfronteerd werd, zei hij: ‘Ik heb een hekel aan dat woord. Waarom zou ik als Surinamer op één hoop gegooid moeten worden met Marokkanen? En Turken met Antilianen? Het is een woord verzonnen door een meerderheid.. Het bericht Met vlag en wimpel verscheen eerst op gaykrant,.
Marc Verburg: “Chems hebben zeven jaar van mijn leven gekost”
by diana on 05/08/2020 at 07:00
Tekst: Paul Hofman Foto: Dennis Vloedmans Hij is niet alleen grafisch vormgever, zanger en theatermaker maar ook schrijver. Zijn debuutroman VERNEUKT! kwam begin deze zomer uit. Het boek van Marc Verburg (53) is een persoonlijk document geworden waarin hij terugkijkt op zijn ervaringen in de wereld van gay seksfeestjes en de bijbehorende chemische drugs (’chems’)... Het bericht Marc Verburg: “Chems hebben zeven jaar van mijn leven gekost” verscheen eerst op gaykrant,.
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Zu schwul fürs TV? Martin Angelo aus Model-Show geworfen
on 12/08/2020 at 14:15
(Boulevard - Europa) Der Teilnehmer von "Prince Charming" wollte in einer polnischen Topmodel-Show antreten, flog aber raus. Angeblich sei sein Body nicht durchtrainiert genug, hieß es - Angelo vermutet aber einen ganz anderen Grund.
Promiboxen: Mangiapane und Stoeckel prügeln aufeinander ein
on 12/08/2020 at 13:40
(Film & TV - Aktuell) Sat.1 bringt nach sechs Jahren das Promiboxen ins deutsche Fernsehen zurück: Den Anfang machen zwei queere Realitydarsteller.
Hella von Sinnen ist erschlankt
on 12/08/2020 at 12:50
(Boulevard - Deutschland) Das "Tschaka Tschaka"-Girl ist kaum wiederzuerkennen, nachdem sie ein Viertel ihres Körpergewichtes verloren hat. Als einen Grund für ihre Abnehmkur nannte sie den Tod ihres alten Freundes Dirk Bach.
Trump-Beraterin beleidigt trans Ministerin
on 12/08/2020 at 12:18
(Politik - International) In Deutschland betreibt der Grüne Boris Palmer mit Transphobie Politik, in den USA zeigt Trump-Beraterin Jenna Ellis noch weniger Skrupel, sich über geschlechtliche Minderheiten lustig zu machen.
1. FC Köln weist rassistisches und homophobes Ex-Mitglied in die Schranken
on 12/08/2020 at 10:27
(Sport) Der Domstadtverein kontert das menschenverachtende Kündigungsschreiben eines Fans mit kölscher Gelassenheit.
Air France-KLM: Drei Lounges wiedereröffnet
on 12/08/2020 at 09:08
(Reise - Tipps & Trends) Bequemer Reisen: Die Lounges von Air France und KLM in Berlin-Tegel, Stuttgart und München empfangen wieder Gäste - das Service-Angebot wurde angepasst.
Biden nominiert LGBTI-freundliche Kamala Harris
on 12/08/2020 at 09:05
(Politik - International) Queere Organisationen begrüßen die Wahl der kalifornischen Senatorin.
Eloy de Jong: "Meine Gay-Pubertät kam mit Mitte 20"
on 12/08/2020 at 04:52
(Boulevard - Deutschland) Der heutige Schlager-Sänger achtete als Mitglied der Boyband Caught in the Act sogar auf seine Sitzhaltung, um nicht als schwul aufzufallen. Erst nach seinem Coming-out fühlte er sich frei.
Gewinnspiel: Deep Purple
on 12/08/2020 at 03:27
(Gewinnspiel) Wir verlosen fünfmal das neue Album "Whoosh!" der britischen Hard-Rock-Band.
LSU fordert Respekt innerhalb der Community
on 11/08/2020 at 12:10
(Szene - Deutschland) Die Lesben und Schwulen in der Union bemängeln, dass queere Menschen sich oft gegenseitig beleidigen und attackieren - Beispiel Martina Navratilova. Auf Respekt und Toleranz müsse man "in den eigenen Reihen immer wieder Acht geben".
Nouvelles gays Chaque jour retrouvez toute l'actualité gay dans les médias : ciné, tv et dvd
Ruby Rose s'explique enfin sur son départ de la série Batwoman
by Michael on 12/08/2020 at 17:25
"C'est dur de jouer le rôle principal dans une série de super-héros". Coup de tonnerre en mai dernier dans le petit monde des séries. L'actrice Ruby Rose, qui avait décroché le rôle convoité de Kate Kane dans la série Batwoman (le rôle principal, donc),...
La garçonne : la série avec Laura Smet sera diffusée à la rentrée sur France 2
by Michael on 12/08/2020 at 16:59
Au retour des vacances, plongez dans les années 1920. Pour sa rentrée, France 2 va miser sur La garçonne . Tournée depuis un moment, cette fiction criminelle et historique, repoussée par la crise sanitaire des derniers mois, sera lancée dès le lundi 31...
Pierre Palmade, homo contrarié et critiqué : "Je n'ai commis aucune faute"
by Michael on 12/08/2020 at 16:49
Avec le confinement, Pierre Palmade n'a pas chômé ! Il a écrit la pièce "Assume, bordel !", qu'il joue désormais sur la scène du théâtre du Marais, à Paris. L'occasion pour le comédien de mettre les choses au clair après la polémique liée à ses propos...
Un personnage trans dans la série sauvez par le gong.
by Michael on 11/08/2020 at 17:32
L’emblématique série des années 80 : sauvez par le gong revient sur les écrans dans une nouvelle version. L’histoire : "Lorsque le gouverneur de Californie Zack Morris entre dans la tourmente pour avoir fermé trop de lycées à faible revenu, il propose...
Marvel aurait `` envie '' de faire de Shia LeBeouf le super-héros gay Iceman lors du reebot de X-Men
by Michael on 11/08/2020 at 16:39
L'univers cinématographique Marvel (MCU) est sur le point de subir un changement radical au cours des prochaines années après l'acquisition de Fox par Disney, et donc des droits sur les X-Men. Kevin Feige, président de Marvel Studios, a confirmé que le...
Russell Tovey et Ian McKellen dans un nouveau thriller
by Michael on 10/08/2020 at 17:58
The good liar Dans ce film, Ian McKellen joue Roy, un Don Juan vieillissant qui séduit des femmes plus âgées et célibataires pour leur voler leur argent. Sa dernière cible : Betty McLeish (Helen Mirren), un professeur récemment veuve avec une fortune...
Que vaut Mrs America avec Cate Blanchett, à voir sur Canal + (critique) ?
by Michael on 10/08/2020 at 16:57
Une page méconnue et déroutante de l'Histoire américaine, sur les femmes des années 1970, divisées entre libération et conservatisme. Des femmes au foyer qui se battent pour préserver leur statut d'épouses aimantes et entretenues, cela sonne particulièrement...
Netflix dévoile les premières images de son remake du Rebecca de Hitchcock
by Michael on 10/08/2020 at 16:50
Lily James incarnera l'héroïne de ce remake, nouvelle adaptation de Daphne du Maurier. Le roman gothique de Daphne du Maurier va faire l'objet d'une nouvelle adaptation après celle d'Alfred Hitchcock (oscarisé en 1940). C'est le réalisateur Ben Wheatley...
Angèle amoureuse : la chanteuse fait son coming out... pour Marie
by Michael on 10/08/2020 at 16:38
La populaire chanteuse belge Angèle a fait son coming out sur Instagram, lundi 10 août 2020. La jeune femme a révélé qu'elle est amoureuse d'une femme prénommée Marie. De quoi rendre jalouses certaines de ses célèbres abonnées... Angèle n'est déjà plus...
Sous la peau, le replay
by Michael on 08/08/2020 at 21:08
En congé avec sa famille, Marion Kovic est appelée pour enquêter sur le meurtre d'une étudiante poignardée en plein centre de Lyon. De plus, elle doit faire équipe avec Julien Vidal, un ancie...
How you can help persecuted Russian LGBT+ activist, Yulia Tsvetkova
by ana on 11/08/2020 at 22:37
By the end of 2018, at the age of 25, Yulia Tsvetkova had already made some of her dreams come true: opening a theatre for kids, launching a sex-ed project for teenagers, and creating feminist resources online. Less than two years later, this feminist and LGBT+ activist is facing up to six years in prison, is receiving death threats, and cannot leave her town in Russia’s Far East. You can […]
The seven ways COVID-19 has hugely impacted LGBTI people
by ana on 17/07/2020 at 07:56
“While the Coronavirus does not discriminate, it has hit vulnerable communities disproportionately harder.” This is the conclusion of ILGA-Europe’s rapid assessment report on the impacts of COVID-19 on LGBTI people, organisations, and communities in Europe and Central Asia. In this blog, ILGA-Europe’s policy team share the seven main areas of life in which COVID-19 has […]
The best moments of the European Equality Gala Online
by ana on 08/07/2020 at 08:47
Because we couldn’t gather in Brussels this year for ILGA-Europe’s annual Gala celebration, we decided to hold a virtual event instead. The boost that right-wing forces have been given by the COVID-19 pandemic, along with the enormous impact of the crisis on individuals the LGBTI community, makes the work ILGA-Europe does for profound change through inclusive activism more important […]
ILGA-Europe’s third party interventions before the European Court of Human Rights: Celebrating 20 years of our first submission
by ana on 15/06/2020 at 10:10
20 years ago today, on 15 June 2000, ILGA-Europe submitted its first third party intervention before the European Court of Human Rights in the case of Frette v France. To mark this anniversary, we reflect on how this intervention effectively marked the beginning of ILGA-Europe’s litigation work, which has developed exponentially in the recent years. Nowadays, third party intervention […]
COVID-19 and digital security: How to organise safe Prides online?
by ana on 11/06/2020 at 22:49
This year, Pride Month will be like no other. Despite the current challenges, it remains as the opportunity of coming together for equality and celebrating our diversity. Many organisations are getting ready for this important month of visibility by organising digital events. Are you wondering how your organisation can prevent possible attacks online this month? ILGA-Europe Programmes & […]
COVID-19: Keeping LGBTI communities together
by ana on 28/05/2020 at 22:14
Many countries have surpassed the peak of the COVID-19 crisis and are beginning to plan phased-out endings of their lockdowns. But we’re not out of the woods yet, and if numbers of coronavirus cases start rising again, lockdown measures are most likely to be extended or reinstated, as was seen in Singapore. In a webinar earlier this month, participants shared the activities and strategies […]
COVID-19: Making online fundraising events work for your organisation
by ana on 30/04/2020 at 22:00
As we gear up to bring our annual fundraising event online, ILGA-Europe’s Partnerships Manager, Anna Shepherd gives her top tips for organising online events and bringing supporters on board. The team at ILGA-Europe started planning our annual fundraising event, the European Equality Gala, way back last autumn. We came up with an exciting new theme, signed a contract with the venue and […]
COVID-19: Great resources for your LGBTI organisation
by ana on 24/04/2020 at 11:37
While some countries begin to plan what the end of social confinement and lockdowns will look like, the struggle to adapt to new ways of working and tackle unforseen challenges, continues for everyone. There are so many resources out there to help it’s hard to know where to begin, so as part of ILGA-Europe’s three-part plan to support the LGBTI movement through the COVID-19 crisis, […]
Pride in the time of COVID-19
by ana on 19/04/2020 at 22:00
As 300 Pride events, and counting, have been called off across Europe, President of the European Pride Organisers Association, Kristine Garina talks about what this will mean for the LGBTI community, and how we can come together to rise to this critical challenge. By last weekend the number of LGBTI Pride events impacted by COVID-19 reached 300. In every region of the world, the hard-working and […]
COVID-19 Crisis Communications: LGBTI Q&A
by ana on 16/04/2020 at 22:02
After our blog on crisis communication, ILGA-Europe hosted a Q&A call for LGBTI groups to share experiences and advice on communicating clearly during the COVID-19 crisis. Here is a summary and 60-second video of five lessons we learned from each other on that call. 1. Crisis communications is just one part of the response Our call focused on how to communicate about COVID-19 from the […]