Madrid's decision to allow a drag queen to play one of the kings in the traditional Three Kings Parade angered many conservatives.
Between the 20th and 23rd of April 2017, a Fourth International Intersex Forum was held in Amsterdam, Netherlands. The world’s largest intersex human rights forum to date was attended by 40 representatives of intersex organisations and independent advocates across all regions: Africa, Asia, Europe, Post-Soviet countries, Latin America and the Caribbean, North America, and Oceania. The depth and breadth of diversity and global intersex representation at the forum was groundbreaking.
Last October came my turning point. After years of reporting on Eastern European LGBTI issues, I felt I was fighting an uphill battle.
A Gay Pride march in Paris Saturday has caused a row in France's far-right National Front (FN), with some student supporters backing an event decried by a party vice-chairman.
Sunday’s (26 June) Pride March in Istanbul was cancelled after it was banned by Istanbul’s governor. German MEP Terry Reintke, 17 activists and 2 international supporters were briefly arrested and later released. The arrests happened after participants gathered in the streets of Istanbul. Police dispersed the crowd.
For the second time in a row, a Pride March is scheduled to take place in Kiev this Sunday. From the European Parliament, Vice-President of the LGBTI Intergroup Sophie in 't Veld, and members Ana Gomes and Rebecca Harms will march along for equality and human rights.
Greatdays Holidays and Manchester Pride are inviting Disney fans on a Parisian weekend adventure, combining the magic of Disneyland Paris with the sparkle of Manchester Pride.
From January 10th to 17th, 2016 the gay friendly resort of Arosa revs up again for it’s lively and colourful winter Pride festival. Each year, hundreds of gay and lesbian travelers gather for a week of skiing, snowboarding, partying and lounging in the sun at Arosa, which sits at the top of a typical Swiss valley just 2 ½ hours from Zürich. The huge ski area of Arosa-Lenzerheide allows participants from over 30 different countries to enjoy 225km/140miles of slopes with fantastic snow conditions and lots of sunny days in one of Europe’s best skiing domains.
For the third time this year, police in the city of Nikšić, Montenegro, has banned a pride march, which was to take place yesterday.
Human rights and LGBT campaigner Peter Tatchell will be attending this Sunday's (20th September) Belgrade Pride in Serbia. The event will take place despite it still not having been given police permission. A number of previous Pride marches have been declared illegal and attacked by neo-Nazis and ultra-nationalists.