About: Gay and Lesbian

Freedom of thought 22-05-2017

Abortion row hits pro-EU LibDems UK election campaign

The most staunchly pro-EU party in the upcoming British election has been hit by a row over its leader’s Christian beliefs, especially on abortion, undermining its call for a second Brexit referendum.

Italy overrules Church with green light for gay unions

Italy on Wednesday (11 May) joined the rest of the Western world in extending legal recognition to same-sex relationships with parliament overwhelmingly backing gay civil unions after a long battle to overcome opposition led by the Catholic church.

Irish referendum stirs up same-sex marriage debate in Germany

Conservative opposition to same-sex unions in Germany is beginning to crumble after a referendum over the weekend legalised gay marriage in ultra-Catholic Ireland. EURACTIV Germany reports.
Development Policy 28-02-2014

Europe reconsiders Uganda aid following anti-gay law

Many EU countries have raised their voices against maintaining development aid for Uganda after the government tightened its repressive legislation against homosexuality despite warnings from the international community, EURACTIV France reports.

Germany told to step up fight against gay discrimination

Infringement proceedings begun against Germany over Berlin's failure to bring provisions on equal treatment of gay and lesbian partnerships in line with EU directives on the issue are going down badly with Angela Merkel's Christian Democrats.

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