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Standing against discrimination
June 27, 1969 marked an important turning point in lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender history when the patrons of Stonewall Inn - a popular gay bar in Manhattan's Greenwich Village …
According to the Pew Research Center, we have 13 European countries with national laws at the moment which allowed same-sex couples to marry. This list includes following countries: Netherlands (2000), Belgium (2003), Spain (2005), Norway (2009), Sweden (2009), Iceland (2010), Portugal (2010), Denmark (2012), France (2013), Luxembourg (2014), Scotland (2014), Finland (2015), Ireland (2015).
The results from ILGA-Europe's Rainbow Europe May 2015 Report
The success of pro-Kurdish party HDP has been a big surprise.
Italy has one of the poorest records in Europe on LGBT rights, and legislators are faced with the challenge of making effective laws to protect its LGBT community against abuse and discrimination, while upholding civil liberties such as the freedom of speech and expression.
In some European countries homophobia is a real problem
Is the victory of Austrian drag-queen a sign of growing tolerance in Europe?
Although in the last decades we have seen an opening towards the gay community, it's still a long way to go for their rights recognition.
Or are LGBT rights just not important enough?
In Russia, a law prohibiting gay propaganda has been passed recently. Social intolerance against LGBT people seems to be more and more grave.