Yelena Mizulina, the creator of the law denying LGBT people, is putting forward a new law. This law is filled with even more horrifying facts.
Netflix has decided not to continue working on its newest Turkish drama, If Only, because of pressure from Turkish authorities. The TV series was on the eve of filming when the government blocked it due to a gay character.
Some good news for LGBT+ activists in Bolivia! Recently, a court has annulled a 2019 ruling of the Civic Registry Service (Serecí) that prevented same-sex couples from arranging civil unions.
‘Conversion therapy’ and religious leaders are reported to be the main causes. Research shows that young people who were made to go through ‘conversion therapy’ are exposed to a higher chance of suicide. The chance of them attempting suicide multiple times is 2.5 higher.
With the adoption of this bill, Thailand grants safety for its LGBT+ citizens. If it’s passed on as law, the same-sex relationship becomes almost as protected as opposite-sex couple marriage.
In the course of 2020 election current president, Andrzej Duda made it to the second round. Now he speaks against the LGBT. He states that the part of his campaign is to ban gay couples from adopting.
The Netherlands is set to protect LGBT-people of future generations. They are planning to do just that by adding provisions to Article 1 of the Dutch constitution.
July started with good news from Montenegro. Its parliament voted to legalize same-sex civil partnerships. Newly adopted law passed with 42 votes in favor and only 5 against. This has been stated by the head of the Ministry of Human and Minority Rights Blanka Radošević Marović.
President says that the law gets Montenegro closer to joining the world’s best democracies.
Being a post-soviet East-European country, Ukraine has a long way to go to reach equality. Pride events in Ukraine happen often, but lots of Ukrainians are still too conservative to embrace LGBTQ people. Pride marches, held annually since 2015, often face protests from far-right activists.